From the Quad-City Times:
"They battled as high school basketball rivals, and they've battled on opposite benches as high school coaches.
"So Bettendorf boys basketball coach Curtis Clark, approved Monday night by the board of education, knows it'll be natural when his Bulldogs encounter Davenport Assumption this winter. Joe Barrer, entering his fourth year leading the Knights, agreed.
"That won't take away from the thrill for Clark and Barrer, close pals who spent two years as teammates playing for Ray Shovlain at St. Ambrose from 2001 to 2003." Read the rest of the story.
Earlier story, 'Bettendorf names boys, girls basketball coaches' (Quad-City Times)