(12-22-22) Paul Bremigan became the Russia girls basketball coach in 2020-21. Bremigan is no stranger to Russia as he had coached the Raider boys from 1984-2015 and had 437 wins, after leaving Russia he coached the Troy boys team for four seasons where he had 37 wins and retired with a boys basketball career total of 471 wins through 35 seasons.
Tonight Bremigan picked up his 500th career coaching victory as Russia knocked off Shelby County League rival Botkins 50-32.
Last season he coached the Raiders to a 20-6 record, this season they are 9-1 after tonight’s win.
During his time as Russia’s boys coach he won 20 games or more five different times, including the last two seasons.and won 8 SCAL championships.
While coaching the boys he led the Raiders to a trip to the 2002 Division IV State Championship game, where the Raiders lost to Delphos St. John’s..