Ken Darting comes out of retirement to coach Shawnee Heights

Highland Park coach Ken Darting announced that the 2013-14 season will be his last at the helm of the Scots.

TOPEKA, Kan., (WIBW) -- Former Highland Park boys basketball coach Ken Darting is coming out of retirement.

The USD 450 school board voted Monday night to approve Darting, 69, as the head coach of the Shawnee Heights boys basketball team.

Steve Wallace, who led Shawnee Heights to the 2016-17 5A state title, resigned Wednesday and accepted a head coaching position at Gardner-Edgerton.

Darting left Highland Park after the 2013-14 season. The Hall of Famer led the team to four 5A state championships. He also coached Silver Lake to a 3A state title.