Montwood Coach Harper Moves One Victory Away From Historic #900 For His Career

ABC-7 Sports Director Paul Cicala has more on Tony Harper's historic victory: #899 against Americas High School

POSTED: 11:01 PM MST Jan 04, 2013    UPDATED: 04:35 PM MDT Jun 03, 2013 

Montwood High School basketball Coach Tony Harper is just one victory shy of an improbable milestone: 900 career victories.   After Friday night's win over Americas, all Coach Harper and Montwood need is a victory on Tuesday night against Coronado.  Unfortunately, it won't be easy.  Montwood will go up against El Paso's #1 ranked team. 

However, --how sweet would that be? -Recording win #900 of his career by upsetting the borderland's top ranked team! 

In 2011, Coach Harper was awarded the prestigious Texas State Coach of the Year for Boys' Basketball from the University Interscholastic League.  And, he hasn't skipped a beat.  Harper has the most wins (899) among active coaches in Texas.

If you want want to witness the historic, victory #900 in person... here are the next few games for Montwood:

Coronado at Montwood, 1-8-13 (5:45 p.m.)

Montwood at Eastwood, 1-11-13 (7:15 p.m.)

Montwood at Bel Air 1-15-13 (6 p.m.)

El Dorado at Montwood 1-18-13 (7:15 p.m.)