Gothenburg Basketball Season Preview

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GOTHENBURG, Neb. (KNOP)- One season ago, Gothenburg girls basketball went through a season that was well below their standard. After mustering just six wins, they come into the 2019-2020 season with a fresh slate.

Head Coach Brent Skeeter explains a drill during practice.

Brent Skeeter was hired as the new girls basketball coach over the summer and he looks forward to the challenge that this new opportunity will present for himself. As for the team he will be coaching, Skeeter said they're all he could ask for. "The attitude has been super positive, cheering each other on, if we can keep that up, that's the foundation we want to set."

Setting a culture was a topic Skeeter was heavy on, saying the amount of upperclassmen they have on the team will need to pave the way for the underclassmen. "We have five juniors and five seniors, I'm hoping that will generate some leadership towards the younger players."

Gothenburg begins their season on Thursday, December 5th, when they hosting Lexington.