Smoaky's News & Notes
Lance Bernard changing from principal to AD/HC at Garrison...
Tuesday, 3rd June 2014 - 7:36AM
Lance Bernard, who has been the principal at Garrison High School the last five years, will be recommended as the new AD/Head Football Coach at Garrison on Friday.
If approved by the school board, Bernard will replace Craig Barker who took the AD/Head Football job at Kaufman.
Before his time as a principal at Garrison, Bernard was the head track coach and assistant football coach at Atlanta High School, and was on their 2003 state championship football team staff, and won two state championships in track and field as well.
Bernard has also been an assistant at Hemphill, Alto, and his first job in coaching was as an assistant coach at Garrison.
DeKalb to recommend Daniel Johnson
Monday, 2nd June 2014 - 6:13PM
Smoaky.com has learned Daniel Johnson will be recommended on Monday night as the new AD/Football Coach at DeKalb High School. Johnson resigned at Teague earlier this spring after going 15-8 in two years with the Lions.
Johnson has ties to East Texas as a former Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator at Pittsburg, and former Offensive Coordinator at Clarksville.
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Waldie takes over at Woodville...
Monday, 2nd June 2014 - 8:59AM
Mike Waldie is the new AD/Football Coach at Woodville High School after being approved on Wednesday by the Woodville ISD school board.
Waldie has most recently been the defensive coordinator at Jacksonville, and has also served as a defensive coordinator at Mount Pleasant, Livingston, Cleveland and Nacogdoches.
This will be his second head coaching opportunity, he was once the AD/Football Coach at Luling High School.
Waldie takes over from Steve Fentress who is leaving for Center High School to coach on Kevin Goodwin's staff.
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Pleasant Grove to recommend Frisco O.C.
Tuesday, 27th May 2014 - 8:42PM
Posted Today, 03:46 PM
Frisco HS OC Josh Gibson will be recommended as new AD/FB Coach at Pleasant Grove, based on SB approval, he'll replace Kevin Davis #txhsfb
Davis left Pleasant Grove a few weeks ago to become OC at Carthage HS.
Bryan ISD hires Palestine's Angel as new AD...
Tuesday, 27th May 2014 - 8:41PM
Quote from Palestine's Lance Angel on being hired as AD at Bryan, "I'm excited & grateful to get this opportunity to serve as AD at Bryan.
"We'll greatly miss the students, faculty, administration & community of Palestine, Palestine is an incredible place to live & work."
"We'll always look back on our time there w/great memories, It's very hard to leave the kids, and I know they will continue to be."
"I know they'll continue to be successful because of the great work ethic & leadership that has developed in Palestine Athletics."
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