(La Porte, IN) - La Porte High School has a new varsity boys' basketball coach with a history of successfully rebuilding a program.
Jordan Heckard was the head coach at Highland for the past nine seasons. His teams lost twice as many games as they won but they won a majority of their games in three of the last four seasons.
Heckard is a 2004 graduate of Valparaiso High School. He replaces Kyle Benge, who resigned in March. Benge also had a losing record but the team seems primed for future success judging by the noticeable improvement of his young players during the previous season.