Cross Roads Hires Jim Bradford
Tuesday, 9th July 2013 - 7:57PM
Cross Roads ISD superintendent Clay Tompkins confirmed the hiring of Jim Bradford as the new head football coach at Cross Roads High School.

Bradford, who replaces Brad Wallace, was 23-28 in five years at Shelbyville.

David Smoak
Ryan Tomlin resigns as Head Basketball Coach at Whitehouse
Saturday, 6th July 2013 - 9:54PM
Ryan Tomlin resigned on Tuesday as the boys head basketball coach at Whitehouse High School to become an assistant principal at Lindale High School.

Tomlin, who has been the head coach at Whitehouse for five years, told David Smoak, "I was 100% committed to coming back to Whitehouse for the next season, but this opportunity became available and after thinking it through, talking with my wife and praying about it, I just felt it was time for a new chapter in my life and career."

When asked if he would ever get back into coaching, Tomlin responded, "I will always have coaching in my blood, so I'm going to take this one year at a time."

Tomlin has been a head basketball coach for 11-years, Whitehouse (5-years), Bullard (5-years), and Bonham (1-year).

Whitehouse was 23-9 during the 2012-2013 season, losing to Mansfield Legacy in the first round of the Class 4-A state playoffs. The Wildcats had lost in the Area Round the previous four years. Tomlin was 72-37 in his five years at Whitehouse.
Longview's Leonard commits to Texas
Thursday, 27th June 2013 - 5:51PM
Longview wide receiver Dorian Leonard, 6-4, 205, has committed to Texas.

Leonard caught 21-passes for 444-yards and 4-TD's as a junior.

David Smoak
Hollywood leaving Italy for Palmer
Thursday, 27th June 2013 - 5:50PM
Italy athletic director and head football coach Hank Hollywood has resigned to become the Defensive Coordinator, Head Powerlifting Coach and Head Track & Field Coach at Palmer.

Italy was 9-5 in 2012.
Mullins leaving Harker Heights for Navasota
Thursday, 27th June 2013 - 5:50PM
Mike Mullins is leaving as head football coach at Navasota to become the offensive coordinator at Navasota High School.

Mullins was 14-27 in three years at Harker Heights, including a playoff team last season.

Mullins, a graduate of Texas A&M has coached near Navasota before as head coach at Cameron Yoe from 2003-2009. He has also been a head coach at Angleton (1993-1997) and Gilmer (1997-1999)

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Tom Dracos takes over at Cumby...
Thursday, 27th June 2013 - 5:50PM
Cumby High School has approved Tom Dracos as their new AD/Head Football Coach, replacing Gary Parrish.

Dracos, who has been the offensive coordinator at Callisburg has been waiting for this opportunity for a long time, "I am very excited to be the new AD/Football Coach at Cumby, it's been a career goal of mine to be a successful as an AD/Football Coach," Dracos continued, "With hard work I reach that goal in Cumby and I look forward to building relationships with the kids and getting to work."

Dracos has also been an assistant coach in Mexia, Van, Greenville, Bonham and John Tyler.

Cumby was 4-6 in 2012.