Bruce Baseball Coach Josh Dowdy earns national award

Bruce Trojan Baseball Coach Josh Dowdy was recently named the Mississippi Coach of the Year for 2011-12 by the National Federation High School Coaches Association.

Josh Dowdy

The presentation will be made at a ceremony in Jackson next spring.

Dowdy is also a finalist for National Coach of the Year.

In his first season as head coach of the Trojans, Dowdy led Bruce to the Class 2A State Championship sweeping Taylorsville in two games at Smith Wills Stadium in Jackson.