Fact or fiction? Setting the Record Straight on the Biggest Recruiting Stories
With the stretch run in recruiting upon us, where prospects are lining up visits and trimming their lists, it’s time for a check on a few items and determine if the stories surrounding these players and the programs recruiting them are fact or fiction. Get the update on Paxson Wojcik (son of Lael and Doug Wojcik) and others in the Sun Times High School Sports.
Paxson Wojcik Commits to Loyola University Chicago
Loyola received its first commitment for the 2019 recruiting class from Paxson Wojcik, a three-star guard from Indiana who tweeted the news Sunday night. Read the full story in the Chicago Tribune.
Paxson Wojcik does not get a chance to play in front of his own student section often. LaLumiere, ranked as the No. 12 high school basketball team in the country by MaxPreps has it all — size, shooting, ball-handing. But playing a national schedule, the prep school program from LaPorte, does not always have a rooting section. Read the full story here.
The Wheeling Central Catholic High School Maroon Knights’ athletic greatness is being
reinforced by its second class of hall of fame honorees, slated for induction
Saturday, Oct. 21 in the Benedum Room on the campus of Wheeling Jesuit
University. Wojcik will be one of 12 individuals and one team who will be honored.
The long-time college basketball coach has been away from the bench for the last three seasons. During that time, the Wheeling Central and Naval Academy graduate had ample time to spend time with his family and watch his two sons (Paxson and Denham) play.
East Carolina has hired former College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik as an assistant. Coach Jeff Lebo announced Wojcik’s hiring Friday, calling him “an exceptional, veteran basketball coach.” Wojcik has spent 25 years in coaching, including stints as the head coach at Tulsa and Charleston.
Doug Wojcik, a veteran college basketball coach with more than 25 years of experience, has been named assistant men's basketball coach at ECU announced head coach Jeff Lebo Friday. Wojcik most recently served as the special assistant to Gonzaga Head Coach Mark Few during the 2015-16 season, helping the Bulldogs win their fourth-straight West Coast Conference title and earn their 18th consecutive NCAA Tournament bid.
Paxson Wojcik, son of Lael and Doug Wojcik, was among the young men and women honored at La Lumiere School as it honored top students and student-athletes during the School’s annual Academic and Athletic Convocation that was held Wednesday, May 17. Students were recognized for their outstanding academic and athletic achievement.
Doug Wojcik's son, on top of being a member of the nation’s number one ranked basketball team at La Lumiere, has served as his team’s unofficial host for the weekend at the 10th annual Cancer Research Classic.