Sports

JUN 19

(UNDATED)–IT’S BEEN A BUSY OFFSEASON AS USUAL

IN THE FOOTBALL COACHING RANKS AT HIGH SCHOOLS

ACROSS TEXAS. CENTRAL TEXAS HAS SEEN ITS SHARE OF

CHANGES AS WELL.

TAYLOR I-S-D HAS A NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH AND

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR. ROBERT LITTLE WAS NAMED HEAD COACH

AND A-D AT TAYLOR ON APRIL 15TH. HE REPLACES RUSTY

PURSER, WHO WAS RE-ASSIGNED FROM HIS DUTIES AS

FOOTBALL COACH IN FEBRUARY. PURSER WAS NOT OUT OF

THE COACHING BUSINESS FOR LONG, THOUGH, AS HE WAS

HIRED AT MIDLAND GREENWOOD AS HEAD COACH ON

MARCH 8TH. PURSER IS AN ALUMNUS OF GREENWOOD.

GREG MORGAN ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT AS

HEAD FOOTBALL COACH AT BRYAN RUDDER ON FEB 27TH.

HE WAS A LONGTIME COACH AT MADISONVILLE AND HAS

BEEN KNOWN AS A FRIEND OF ROCKDALE HEAD COACH

JEFF MILLER DURING HIS TIME AT MADISONVILLE. MORGAN

LEFT MADISONVILLE IN 2015, AND BECAME HEAD COACH

AT BRYAN RUDDER IN JANUARY OF 2017.

THE MAN WHO TOOK OVER AT MADISONVILLE AFTER

MORGAN’S DEPARTURE HAS STEPPED AWAY FROM THE

SIDELINES. RUSTY NAIL HAS STEPPED DOWN AS HEAD

COACH AT MADISONVILLE AFTER 3 YEARS. HE POSTED A

19 AND 15 RECORD, INCLUDING AN 11 AND 2 MARK IN 2017.

RUSSELL URBANTKE, FORMERLY THE OFFENSIVE

COORDINATOR FOR THE MUSTANGS, WAS PROMOTED TO

HEAD COACH ON NOV. 13TH. THE MUSTANGS WENT

5 AND 5 IN 2018. NAIL WENT 124 AND 38 IN 12 SEASONS

AS HEAD COACH AND WON A PAIR OF STATE

CHAMPIONSHIPS AT MART HIGH SCHOOL.

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