West Forsyth boys basketball coach suspended without pay/West Forsyth girls basketball coach steps down(resigns)/Jim Hyatt out as East Forsyth baseball coach

Posted by Andy Durham on June 12, 2015 at 4:37 pm under High School | 5 Comments to Read

Derrele Mitchell, the head boys basketball coach at West Forsyth High School, has been suspended without pay…LaQuanda Barksdale Quick, who has established herself as the best player and coach in the history of girls’ basketball at West Forsyth, is leaving the school…Jim Hyatt has resigned as the head baseball coach at East Forsyth High School after just two seasons at the helm…

The move to remove Mitchell comes from the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools…

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LaQuanda Barksdale Quick, who has established herself as the best player and coach in the history of girls’ basketball at West Forsyth, is leaving the school.
Mike Pennington, West’s athletic director, said he met with Quick and Principal Charles McIninch on Monday morning; Quick said at the meeting that she was resigning as a coach and math teacher, Pennington said.

More on Mitchell:

Mitchell was a very accomplished basketball player at WS Reynolds back in the 2000-2002 range and attended college at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill….

Mitchell has a background as a very strong football and basketball player and is considered by many to one of the top talents to ever come out of Forsyth County…….


  • just sayin said,

    Funny Forsyth doesn’t unleash info…..if it were Guilford County he would be crucified on tv before any facts were uncovered. Guilty until proven innocent!

  • QB15 said,

    Andy, What is the story here? How are these two related, issue wise?

  • Andy Durham said,

    Mainly just a list of changes and goings-on at the Forsyth County schools…

    3 high-profile programs will have new coaches at the start of the new school year…

    West basketball and East baseball are high-profile positions….Keeping with the changes and people like to read about those at the major schools in our area…

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  • HOOPS said,

    Who will takeover for Mitchell at West Forsyth? Also, who is the next head coach over at Southeast Guilford?

  • Andy Durham said,

    Some very good questions and that job at East Forsyth is a pretty big one too….