DUNCANVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Duncanville Pantherettes high school basketball program is looking for a new head coach.

In the midst of an investigation into alleged recruiting violations, head coach Cathy Self-Morgan submitted her resignation.

Cathy Self-Morgan (CBS 11)

She plans to retire after 42 years in coaching and eight state titles. She wond five of them during her 19 years as Duncanville’s girl’s basketball coach.

The basketball team has been a perennial state power going all the way back to 1976.

Former Duncanville Athletic Director Kevin Ozee tweeted high praise for Cathy Self-Morgan. He said, “Thank you for 19 years of friendship and a great example of class, professionalism, and servant-leadership. The thousands of young ladies you have impacted in 42 years of coaching have made generational change for the better. Legend is not a strong enough title.”

CBS 11 Sports Director Bill Jones tweeted out a statement from the retiring coach.