Daviess County High School Girls Cross Country Coach Mark Fortney has been named the KTCCCA Class 3A Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year. Fortney will be recognized at the 2015 Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association (KTCCCA) Awards Banquet, which will be held at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Hall of Fame Room in Lexington on January 2. Fortney’s Lady Panthers won the Class 3-A state championship on November 7. Fortney began his coaching career as a volunteer assistant at Muhlenberg North High School in 1997 and then served as assistant cross country and track coach at Muhlenberg South High School from 2004-07. During that time, his team won the regional cross country titles in 2005-06 and won the Class AA State Cross Country Championship in 2006.