Tagsgf.com is reporting that former Missouri State Bear and Hillcrest assistant coach Dale Lamberth will take over the Crane Pirates boys basketball team.
Lamberth played for Barry Hinson from 2005-08.
Meanwhile a familiar face will return to the Ozarks.
Tony Armstrong is coming to Springfield to take the boys basketball reigns at Springfield Catholic.
Armstrong won three state championships with the Stockton girls in 2001, 2003 and 2004.
He coached at Blue Springs and like Lamberth played basketball for the Bears.