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Palestine Hires Jay Brown as AD/Football Coach
Monday, 16th June 2014 - 8:01PM
Jay Brown, the defensive line coach at Denton Ryan, is now the new athletic director at head football coach at Palestine High School, "I was born, raised and played in Jacksonville so East Texas is in my blood, being so close in Palestine is very special for me." Brown, who was approved during a Monday school board meeting added, "I feel honored to get back in saddle again as the athletic director and head football coach, especially in East Texas."

Brown, has a deep history in East Texas, including being born, raised and playing in Jacksonville before attending Stephen F. Austin State University. Brown has also been the defensive coordinator at Henderson, a head coach for six years at Texas College and an assistant coach for nine years at New Mexico State, 2-years at his Alma Mater, SFA, and 3-years at Mississippi Valley State.

Brown replaces Lance Angel who is now the athletic director at Bryan I.S.D.
Tyler ISD to recommend AD job to Greg Priest...
Monday, 16th June 2014 - 8:00PM
Baylor University men's golf coach Greg Priest has accepted the job as the new athletic director at Tyler I.S.D. Priest, 43, is familiar with Tyler, having once been the head golf coach at Tyler Junior College. He also has ties to East Texas being a graduate of Mabank High School what was then, East Texas State University, now Texas A&M-Commerce.

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Eddy May leaving Simms Bowie for DeKalb
Thursday, 5th June 2014 - 6:37PM
After a night to sleep on it, Eddy May has accepted the job as AD/Head Football Coach at DeKalb High School. May, who has been at (Simms) James Bowie since 2009 was offered the job on Monday.

(Simms) James Bowie was 31-25 in May's 5-years, including five consecutive playoff appearances.

Before his time at (Simms) James Bowie, May was an assistant coach under Randy McFarlin at both Whitehouse and Daingerfield.

He replaces Brandon Easterly who was 4-16 in 2-years at DeKalb, including 0-10 in 2013.
Blooming Grove's Grubbs headed to Buffalo...
Thursday, 5th June 2014 - 6:37PM
Gary Grubbs was approved as the new AD/Head Football Coach at Buffalo High School on Monday. Grubbs, who was 18-15 in three-years at Blooming Grove, has also been a head coach at Kermit, Eldorado and Pecos.

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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.

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