Longtime West Vigo baseball coach Steve DeGroote is stepping down this season after 21 years of coaching.
DeGroote won 79% of his games with a 441-118 record. He took the Vikings to ten sectionals, 5 regionals and 3 semi-state championships. He also took West Vigo to the state finals 3 different times with a Class 3A runner up finish in the 2009 season.
Coach DeGroote was a member of the Sycamores baseball coaching staff before his tenure at West Vigo from 1980-1985.