In an official press release, Mexico School District #59 Superintendent Kevin Freeman announced the hiring of new head basketball coach, Greg Buescher who comes to Mexico from the Sturgeon School District.
Buescher and his wife Renee plan to relocate to Mexico with their three children. Daughter Hallie, will be junior at MHS, son Jarrett will attend MMS and daughter Bryn will attend one of the three MPS elementary
schools. Buescher will also teach physical education and health at Mexico High School.
Freeman expressed the board’s excitement about adding Buescher to the ranks, stating:
“We are excited to have Coach Buescher join the Mexico school system. His experience and demonstrated record of success will help to continue the tradition of excellence that is Mexico Bulldog
basketball is known for.”
Activities Director Jeff Anderson said the department is excited to have Buescher as part of the Mexico Bulldog family saying, “ He brings phenomenal success and character to our Boys Basketball program.”
Coach Buescher has received several awards over the years including 2010 – NFHS Coach of the Year (State of Missouri), 2010 – MBCA Class 2 Boys Coach of the Year, 2010 – KRES Boys Coach of
the Year, 1996 – KHQA Missouri Boys Coach of the Year.
His record with Sturgeon was 169-52. He also led his 2010 Sturgeon Bulldogs to a Class 2, 32-0 season and a State Championship.