Hopkins girls basketball Head Coach Brian Cosgriff returned to his fulltime job at to warm congratulations for his team’s .
, students and staff surprised Cosgriff, a physical education teacher at the elementary school, with cake and silver and royal blue balloons.
While Cosgriff coaches for the high school, Alice Smith students have embraced his team as their own. Posters supporting the Royals hang in the gym, as well as banners commemorating the team’s championships in 2006 and 2004.
(Nikki, one of the sixth graders who presented the gifts to Cosgriff, joked that maybe this year’s championship, , would bring the banners up to date.)
Cosgriff said he is happy to be done with basketball so that he can spend more time at his favorite place: Alice Smith.