Everyone was asking if long-time head football coach Buddy Singleton would officially step down? There were some who believed he would return for one more season.
Well, coach Singleton officially has retired and has hung up his coaching whistle. The Harrison County School Board accepted his resignation Monday night.
The board also accepted the resignation of West Harrison head coach Sean Harden. He stepped down after three years on the job.
There will be plenty of interest in the Warriors head coaching job that will be posted along with the Harrison Central job on Tuesday.
Coaches have been lining up in an effort to secure the D'Iberville head coaching position and Harrison Central Schools athletic director Bobby Trosclair expects a long list of quality coaches to submit their resumes.
At the start of the 2015 season, coach Singleton told me that 2015 would be his last season. While there was some hesitation, Singleton finally decided to retire.
He will go down in history as one of the all-time great high school head coaches in the state of Mississippi.
Sean Harden gave it his best shot in trying to rebuild the West Harrison football program. It just didn't work out. It didn't help that his starting quarterback left West Harrison right before the start of the 2015 season and the Hurricanes had to scramble to find a new signal caller.
If a coach wants a challenge, the West Harrison job offers a great opportunity to prove what he can do in turning the Hurricanes into playoff contenders.
I will have more on both positions and a tribute to coach Singleton at a later date.
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