REPUBLIC, Mo–The Republic Tigers also have a new basketball coach.
Tim Brown is taking over the Republic boys program from Trevyor Fisher.
Brown comes to Republic from Fair Grove high school where he led the Eagles to two district championships, two quarterfinal appearances and one Mid-Lakes conference championship.
Before coaching at Fair Grove, Brown was also a coach at Hollister and Spokane.
Tim Brown played his college hoops at Drury.
Fisher is leaving coaching to take over as the athletics director at Republic High School.