After 21 years, Joe Lutz, Hoban’s head coach for girls track and field, is retiring.
Lutz, a 1966 Hoban graduate, was North Coast League Coach of the Year seven times. During his tenure, he coached six individual state champions. He posted a dual meet record of 180-28. His teams won 29 invitational championships, four district championships, three regional titles and seven North Coast League titles. His 1999 Hoban team finished as state runner up, and the Knights were third in the OHSAA state tournament in 1998.
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