PITTSVILLE, PORT EDWARDS GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAMS CELEBRATE LIFE OF LATE COACH DON NEVE


Members of Don Neve's family celebrate the late coach's life during the girls basketball game between Pittsville and Port Edwards on Feb. 17 at Pittsville High School. (Submitted photo)

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PITTSVILLE – The Pittsville and Port Edwards girls basketball teams wrapped up their regular-season schedules on Thursday while paying tribute to a former coach for both programs.


Pittsville won the game 69-19 as the teams celebrated Don Neve Night.



A number of former players celebrated the life of former coach Don Neve during the girls basketball game between Pittsville and Port Edwards on Feb. 17 at Pittsville High School. (Submitted photo)

Neve spent 30 years coaching in Pittsville and another four in Port Edwards before he died in 2019.


Neve was the Pittsville High School head basketball coach from 1984-2000, and served as an assistant basketball, football, baseball and softball coach as well before serving as assistant girls basketball coach at Port Edwards under his daughter Deb Martin from 2016-19. Neve’s granddaughters Jade Martin, a 2019 graduate, and current senior Taylor Martin played under his tutelage as well.


A 50/50 raffle was held during the game, with the proceeds going to a scholarship at Pittsville High School set up in his name.


Click here for details regarding Pittsville’s win.

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