By Caleb Slinkard
The Commerce Journal
Commerce High School girls varsity basketball coach Le’Mone Ards died in Dallas on Dec. 19.
“Last night, we lost an important member of our Commerce ISD family,” Commerce ISD officials said in a released statement. “Le’Mone Ards, our girl’s varsity basketball coach, passed away last night in Dallas. All Commerce ISD counselors are onsite to help students and staff through this difficult time.”
According to officials, all basketball games Friday night have been cancelled and rescheduled.
“As we receive more details regarding memorial services, we will post on the Commerce ISD website and Facebook page,” the statement read. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the Ards family.”