De Pere High School head coach Dave Johnson, left, draws up a play for his varsity girls basketball players during a timeout in the Redbirds' preseason scrimmage against Marquette, Mich., at De Pere on Saturday, Nov. 23. Johnson returned as De Pere's coach this season after he resigned four years ago.
Dave Johnson spent the last four high school winter sports seasons watching from the sidelines.
A few weeks into coaching high school girls basketball again from November to March, Johnson likes what he has been hearing from other sideline observers.
"Everyone keeps saying I look I'm having a good time," Johnson, 41, said. "I really am. So, that's good." ...