German takes over Latta hoops program

Chris German is the new Latta High boys basketball head coach.

The Latta Vikings have a new head basketball coach. Chris German takes over the program from Tony Whittington, who stepped down two weeks ago.

German was an assistant under Whittington for seven years. He was previously a head basketball coach at Latta Middle School, and was the Latta junior varsity sideline boss for three years.

German played at Latta with Raymond Felton when the Vikings won the Class A State Championship in 2001.