Plaquemine to honor former coach Bueche

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

PLAQUEMINE – Plaquemine Senior High School will honor the career accomplishments of retired head basketball coach John Bueche on Feb. 18 during halftime of the Green Devils' District 6-4A matchup with Belaire.

Bueche coached the Green Devils from 1970-86 winning the state championship in 1976 and finishing runners-up in 1977. Bueche also won two state titles at White Castle in 1983 and 1986 and posted a career record of 369-79.

Bueche was a three-time all-state basketball player at Plaquemine and received scholarships to the University of Utah and Nicholls State University.