UPDATE: With statement from TVCC
Oklahoma State University officials confirmed this morning that head women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke was killed Thursday night in a plane crash in central Arkansas.
Also killed was assistant coach Miranda Serna and two others not associated with the university.
“The Oklahoma State family is devastated by this tragedy,” said OSU President Burns Hargis. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of Kurt Budke, Miranda Serna and the other victims.”
Budke is best known in Henderson County as the head coach of the Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals from 1993-2000. During that time,