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High School Scoop - Thursday March 23, 2017

Thursday March 23, 2017


Miami (OK): Bartlesville (OK) offensive coordinator Andrew Rice has been named head coach.

Ada (OK): Shiloh Christian (AR) defensive coordinator Chris Berus has been appointed head coach.

Chilton County (AL): Benjamin Russel HS (AL) offensive line coach Tal Morrison is the new head coach.

Midwest City (OK): Defensive coordinator Mike Corley has been promoted to head coach. He replaces Gary Rose who decided to retire.

Pineville (LA): Robbie Martin has resigned from his post as head coach and athletic director.

Springfield Central (MA): Springfield Central HS is looking to schedule a game September 8th or 9th in the North East. We are looking for a 2 year Home and Away or Away and Home agreement text coach Brower 413-695-0179

Green Sea (SC): Donnie Kiefer has been hired to lead the program. Kiefer come from Central Cabarrus HS (NC) where he was the head coach.

Independence (Charlotte, NC): Independence HS in Charlotte, NC is looking for defensive assistant coaches. Teaching positions TBD. Please email head coach Mike Natoli at

Corona (CA): San Gorgonio HS (CA) head coach Ron Gueringer is leaving to become the new head coach at Corona HS.

Clay-Chalkville (AL): Assistant coach Drew Gilmer has been promoted to head coach.

A re-designed helmet from Mississippi State researchers claims to be 3x “more likely to reduce concussions”

Opelika (AL): Caleb Ross, the head coach at McGill-Toolen HS (AL), has accepted the head coaching job, per source.

Hallsville (TX): Mineola HS (TX) head coach Joe Drennon has left to become the head coach at Hallsville.

Kiski Area (PA): Sam Albert has been named head coach and John Peterman, the head coach at Penn Hills HS (PA), has been appointed athletic director. Albert previously served as the longtime head coach at Highlands HS (PA).

Vidalia (MS): Dee Faircloth has been promoted for assistant head coach / defensive coordinator to the head coaching post.

Green Oaks (LA): Green Oaks High school in Shreveport LA is looking to fill various football and teaching positions. Please contact coach Isaac at

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Palmetto Ridge (FL): Palmetto Ridge HS is looking for a game for the 2017 season during week 1 (8/25/17). Palmetto Ridge is a 6A school in Naples, Florida. If interested please contact Chris Toukonen at 828-773-9192 or

New Prague (MN): Drew Danner has resigned from the head coaching position.

Swanton (OH):Head coach Mike Vicars has stepped down after leading the team to three-straight playoff appearances. We understand the school is looking for an experienced coach as well as assistants and that teaching positions will be available.

Wilson (WA): Don Clegg has decided to retire after 29 seasons leading the program.

Casey-Westfield (IL): Jay Bohner has been named head coach.

Keep track of head coaching movement across the country by state below:

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