Last Thursday at the conclusion of the annual coaches summer workshop, head softball coach, Mike Vanderpool was named Western Boone Coach of the year. Coach Vanderpool led the Lady Stars to their first semi-state appearance in any sport since 1998. The Stars defeated Lebanon, Frankfort and Crawfordsville for the sectional title and then defeated Chatard for the regional championship. They then fell 1-0 to Franklin County in the 7th inning to end their run. Congrats to Coach Mike Vanderpool.