Coach West | Learning From Ludwig Posted in: Opinions COACH WEST WILL BE MISSED We are deeply saddened at the loss of Ray West, Okarche High School basketball coach, last week. We don’t think we have known anyone more passionate about his job (calling) than Ray was. If he wasn’t coaching basketball, he was thinking and talking (or writing) about it. He ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!