Ruffin replaces Perkins at Wylie

Former Sweetwater High School athlete Gregg Ruffin was recently named Wylie’s head boys basketball coach following the resignation of Russell Perkins in May.Ruffin was a three-sport athlete at SHS and in 1991 led the basketball team to its first district title in 29 years. He also starred in football and track and later played college basketball at Hardin-Simmons Universi-ty from 1991-95 before starting his coaching career.For the past 16 years, he has served as an assistant basketball coach at Wylie as well as an assistant coach in baseball and football.