Report: New Haven’s Gooden To Take Lawrence Central Job

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FORT WAYNE, IN. (WANE) – According to a report from the News-Sentinel, longtime New Haven boy’s basketball coach Al Gooden has accepted an offer to be the new head coach at Lawrence Central in Indianapolis.

Gooden has coached for 27 years, most of which were spent at Harding High School where he lead the program to 10 sectional championships and eight regional titles. In three seasons with New Haven, Gooden lead the Bulldogs to a 54-14 record and a sectional championship in 2013.

In all, Gooden has amassed a 392-228 record in his career.

Lawrence Central is coming off an 11-7 mark last season. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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