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Reggie Kumrow no longer AD/Head FB Coach at Paul Pewitt...
Monday, 23rd February 2015 - 6:36AM
I received an email this morning from Reggie Kumrow at Paul Pewitt High School, "I will not be the AD / Head Football Coach this next year at Paul Pewitt. My plan is to stay on as an assistant coach. This was all finalized last night."

Kumrow was 50-33 as the head football coach at Paul Pewitt, taking over from Brian Huckabay in 2008, including a 10-4 team in 2010. The Brahmas were 3-8 last season.

There are great men in coaching, Coach Kumrow is near the very top of class acts.

David Smoak
Gilmer's Traylor Officially Hired at Texas...
Monday, 23rd February 2015 - 6:36AM
Gilmer AD/Head Football Coach Jeff Traylor has accepted the job as the tight ends/special teams coordinator at the University of Texas. Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong announced on Friday.

In his first interview since the announcement, the 46-year old Traylor told David Smoak, "To have the opportunity to join Coach Strong at The University of Texas was one I just couldn’t pass up. I have had chances to enter the college ranks before but this time it was just too good of an opportunity. I really believe in what Coach Strong stands for and I want to go help anyway I can." Traylor continued, "I believe Coach Strong will return Texas to national prominence and I would like to be a part of that."

Traylor's departure ends an unprecedented fifteen year run at his alma mater that includes an overall record of 175-26 and three state championships, including the Class 4-A, Division II state championship in 2014, "Any time there is change there will always be some anxiety. Gilmer, Texas is my home and I've lived in East Texas throughout my life, my entire family is from around here," Traylor added, "this is the most difficult decision I've ever made, Gilmer has been nothing but wonderful to my family throughout the fifteen years with the Buckeyes."

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East Texas Coaches Association's Class of 2015...
Monday, 23rd February 2015 - 6:36AM
2015 ETCA HALL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

Texarkana, TX – Officials from the East Texas Coaches Association (ETCA) announced today the seven exceptional individuals, representing the sport of football who will be honored during the 2015 ETCA Hall of Honor Banquet.

Hall of Honor inductees include:

Coach Jerry Bennett, Former Head Coach & Athletic Director, Jefferson High School

Coach Andy Griffin, Former Head Coach & Athletic Director, Troup High School

Coach Jacky Mayfield, Assistant Coach, Mt. Vernon High School;

Coach Allen Wilson, Former Head Coach, John Tyler High School

Hall of Honor inductees to be awarded posthumously are:

Coach Jack Murphy, Former Head Coach & Athletic Director, Gladewater High School.

Other honorees include:

Phil Jones – Distinguished Service Award, Sales, East Texas Sports Center

Bruce Selph – Officials Hall of Honor inductee, High School Official, East Texas & Colleges in TX, LA, MS, AR.

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(Waco) Connally's Rabe headed to (Katy) Mayde Creek...
Saturday, 24th January 2015 - 8:43PM
Mike Rabe, who helped rebuild Waco Connally into a playoff team during his five year as AD/Football Coach is now headed to Mayde Creek High School in Katy.

Katy I.S.D. confirmed the hiring in a press release on Tuesday night.

Rabe, who has been a head coach for nine-years will become Mayde Creek's Campus Athletic Coordinator and Head Football Coach.

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Killeen High's Sam Jones Announces Retirement
Saturday, 17th January 2015 - 3:41PM
Here's our interview with Sam Jones, who has retired after 11-years as head coach at Killeen High and 38-years in coach.

Sam Jones on Retirement
 
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