Portland High School principal David Woods named Tony Hill as the Lady Panthers basketball coach. Hill has spent the last four seasons as the girls head coach at Centennial High School where his team went 19-10 in the 2016-17 season and 9-3 in their district.
Over the last four seasons Hill had the best four year stretch at the school with a 55-48 record and 19 wins in the 2016-2017 season.
Prior to coaching at Centennial he was the head girls coach at Milan High School from 2011-2013 and served as the women’s coach at NAIA School Lambuth University from 2009-2011.
Hill replaces Miranda Cravens who left to become the head coach at Station Camp High School. Cravens was 37-52 in three seasons as the coach for the Lady Panthers.