REGIONAL: Tigert resigns as MSU coach

Midwestern State is looking for a new head softball coach as Brady Tigert tendered his resignation on Aug. 2.

“Brady has been a great, loyal member of our staff for the past 13 years,” said MSU director of athletics Charlie Carr in a press release. “His dedication to the program and student-athletes resulted in great success. He has created a great softball legacy at MSU.”

Tigert built the program from scratch, and former players included ex-Bowie standout Jenna Deweber Bartold.

Overall, Tigert earned 486 wins for an average of 37.4 victories per season, and the Mustangs advanced to the Division II national semifinals during the 2011 season. Read more from this notebook in the Aug. 6 Bowie News.

Editor’s Note: From time to time, the Bowie News will have a new feature called the MSU Notebook, which will cover happenings in the athletic department at Midwestern State University.

Coach Brady Tigert (left) listens to one of Midwestern State University’s softball players. Tigert resigned as Mustangs’ coach after 13 seasons and 486 wins. (Courtesy photo from the Times Record News)