Thursday, February 16, 2017

Starnes endorses Thompson as next head coach

Crittenden County football coach Al Starnes will be retiring at the end of the 2018 school year.

With just over a 15 months remaining before he's gone, Starnes is making a move that will help him ensure that the football program he's overseen since 1991 remains on a track that he endorses.

Last week, Starnes named former Rocket quarterback and current offensive coordinator to a newly created position – associate head coach. The promotion is meant, as much as anything else, to be an endorsement for Thompson to be the next head coach when Starnes retires.

This article appeared in last week's Crittenden Press. Read More