LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -

Brian Lewis will return as manger of the La Crosse Loggers in 2017. The team made the announcement Tuesday.

Lewis in his first season as Loggers skipper saw the team post a record of 38-33 and finished 2.5 games back of a playoff spot.

Prior to being named manager, Lewis served as an assistant coach on the Loggers staff for three seasons.