MORGANTOWN — Over his 52 years of coaching, Wayne Kiger based his coaching philosophy on three key goals, mentoring each individual as a person, student and athlete.

“I tried to maintain those three things over the years,” he said.

Now though, the final buzzer has sounded and Kiger, Westwood Middle School’s basketball coach is retiring.

“It’s just time,” he said. “There’s no negative factors.”