By David Carroll

dcarroll@wrcbtv.com

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- After two years as girls basketball coach at Hixson High, Laura Wood has been dismissed.  The Lady Wildcats broke a 74-game losing streak under Coach Wood on January 19.

Hixson High principal Christine Couch confirmed Coach Wood's dismissal, offering no additional comments.  Coach Wood was previously the boys basketball coach at Soddy-Daisy High, and has coached the girls at Hixson in addition to her duties as an English teacher at Ooltewah High.

There is no word on who will replace Coach Wood at Hixson High.