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Former Parkersburg South head coach Scott Stephens has died

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The architect of a girls basketball dynasty at Parkersburg South High School has passed away. Scott Stephens died Saturday after after a two-month battle with an aggressive brain tumor.

Stephens spent 16 years at the helm with the PSHS Patriots, finishing with an overall record of 254-79. Stephens led Parkersburg South to three state championships during his tenure. The Patriots defeated Morgantown 61-57 for the 2006 championship, knocked off Huntington 51-43 for the 2008 title and took down Logan 58-34 for the 2013 state championship.

Stephens spent the past four seasons as an assistant coach at Glenville State, where his daughter Kim has built one of the nation’s top Division II programs.

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