Cathedral basketball coach Tony Harper wins 1000th game

El Paso sports fans have never seen anything like it, and they may never see it again.

Cathedral High School boys basketball coach Tony Harper won his 1000th career game Friday night. The win makes him one of only 15 coaches in the history of boys varsity basketball to ever win 1000 career games.

Harper is now the 2nd winningest active coach in the country. Legendary coach Bob Hurley of St. Anthony's in New Jersey has the most wins of any active coach with 1,162. Note: the high school basketball season is not over.

Bob Hughes from Dunbar High School in Fort Worth has the nation's all-time wins record with 1,333. He retired in 2005.

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