Alexander Central football coach Nick Bazzle announced Tuesday he is stepping down. Bazzle coached the Cougars the past 4 seasons going 17-29. Before taking over in Taylorsville he was the head coach at Newton Conover for 13 seasons going 112-56 including a state title in 2008. Bazzle plans to retire from teaching as well and his last day on Campus at Alexander Central will be January 29th. According the Alexander Central Athletic Director Joanna Crew the search for a new coach is underway. More to follow….