A well-known former area basketball coach and high school principal has passed away. Jim Wiezbiski, was an educator and coach at Rosecrans, then at Maysville and finally Zanesville High School before he retired. His six year battle with cancer ended Tuesday morning at his residence in Pickerington. He was principal at ZHS for 14 years, but he started at Roosevelt Junior High. In his coaching career, he took Maysville High School to the state basketball tournament in 1971. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 on Friday at Bryan Funeral home and the service will be Saturday. Wiezbiski was 63-years-old.