Elkhart’s Head Baseball Coach John L. Adair recorded his 500th career win this past spring on Friday, May 22, with a 13-1 regional quarterfinals series clinching win over the Buna Cougars at Centenary College. Adair has been the head coach at Elkhart for 15 of his 26 years coaching. He has also had coaching stints at Hudson, Athens, and Malakoff.
Adair entered the 2015 season with 477 wins. His Elkhart team ended district with a 2nd place 10-4 record. They won playoff matchups versus Hemphill, Danbury and Buna to help Coach Adair reach the 500-win plateau. The Elks lost in the Regional Semifinals to eventual State Champion West.
Coach Adair also serves as the Poll Director and All-State Chairman for Classes 2A, 3A and 4A.