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Hensley Resigns in Marlin
Friday, 31st May 2013 - 3:59PM
When Tim Hensley took the job as AD/Head Football Coach at Marlin High School a year ago, he told each of his four new assistant coaches, "they would have to be all-in in Marlin, Texas," and a year later, the entire staff has left, including Hensley.

Hensley told David Smoak, "I resigned earlier this month, I just knew it was time, I looked around and my entire staff was gone and they were secure with other opportunities and I was the last man standing and I had to make a decision that was best for my family." Hensley continued, "that's just some of what led me to this decision to resign."

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Jefferson Promotes Derek Simmons
Friday, 31st May 2013 - 3:59PM
Derek Simmons has been promoted to AD/Head Football Coach at Jefferson HS, has been the offensive coordinator under Jerry Bennett who retired this month, "To say I'm excited would be an understatement, Simmons said, "It's an honor and privilege to be given this opportunity of carrying on the tradition at Jefferson High School."

Simmons, who has twice been an offensive coordinator under Bennett, at both Jefferson and Linden-Kildare, understands the shoes he's trying to replace, "I owe Coach Bennett a million thanks for everything he's done for my career these past four years."

Simmons was last a head coach at Ore City from 2004-2007.
ICYMI- Three more offers for Sulphur Springs' Larry Pryor
Friday, 31st May 2013 - 3:59PM
With already holding offers from Texas and Texas Tech, the 2015 safety recently picked up three more offers- In as many days.

During a visit on Sunday, TCU offered the physical, speedy safety. On Monday the SEC came through and Arkansas offered. Rounding out the trifecta this morning was Oklahoma State. All three recent offers came unexpected to Pryor.

“You know it’s just exciting, I didn’t see any of this coming.” Pryor told Smoaky.com, “Going into Texas I heard they were going to offer, same with TCU, but had no idea Arkansas or Oklahoma State was going to.”

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Troup's Blake Lynch Gets Baylor Offer
Friday, 31st May 2013 - 3:58PM
Baylor is the latest to offer Troup QB Blake Lynch, Class of 2015. Lynch told David Smoak his first camp this summer will be at Baylor on June 9th.

Mississippi State was the first to offer Lynch, who will end up with a massive offer list by the end of the summer.

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Cayuga ISD names Russell Holden new Athletic Director
Tuesday, 28th May 2013 - 10:16AM
Cayuga ISD has named its new Athletic Director to replace Greg Jenkins who took a similar position recently at Tenaha ISD.

Monday night, the Cayuga Board of Trustees voted Cayuga assistant Russell Holden the new Athletic Director at Cayuga ISD.

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