Veteran Magnolia head coach Dave Cisar retires

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — After nearly five decades guiding the Magnolia baseball program, Dave Cisar announced his retirement on Monday.

Cisar won 893 games in 48 seasons with the Blue Eagles. He led Magnolia to the Class AA state title in 2006, posting a record of 24-7. Cisar also led teams to runner-up finishes in 1984, 2003 and 2013.

Cisar was a 2012 inductee into the West Virginia Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

In addition to a lengthy career in the dugout, Cisar led the Magnolia football program to 158 wins from 1975-1998. The Blue Eagles finished as state runners-up in 1992 and 1993.

Cisar is a graduate of Bishop Donahue High School. He was a second-team all-state pitcher in 1964.

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