In news first reported by Joey Martin at the Concordia Sentinel, Vidalia head basketball coach, Robert Sanders, is retiring.
The Viking graduate, from 1972, wraps up his career with a record of 457-318. In 2010, he led the team to the Class 3A Championship.
Sanders spoke with NBC 10’s Chris Demirdjian on Thursday:
“With this uncertainty in sports for the future, I just thought it was a good time to go ahead and do it now, ” says Sanders.
Sanders was then asked how emotional it was to leave a school that meant so much to him.
“Very, ” Sanders continued. “I hope I can make it through this conversation without swelling up. But, it’s been very emotional.”