(4-22-21) In a surprising move today the Elida Schools released veteran head boys basketball coach Denny Thompson after coaching for 37 years in the system, 15 years as the head coach.

According to the release Thompson was given the opportunity to resign but declined the opportunity. That is when the district decided to move on and are now in the process of looking for a new coach.

This pastseason the Bulldogs went 5-17 overall, 2-7 in the WBL

While at Elida Thompson had 197 wins, 3 WBL titles, 3 district titles and led the team to within 2 points of the 2012 DII state title losing to Dayton Dunbar 54-52.

D II State Championship – Elida vs Dayton Dunbar
03-24-12 4:30 p.m. at Columbus, Ohio (Value City Arena)