Ricky Holliday, for the past decade an assistant coach, has been hired as Meigs County's head football coach, school principal Clint Baker confirmed today.
Holliday succeeds Curt Jones, who resigned after just one season at the Decatur, Tenn. school.
See Tuesday's editions of the Times Free Press for more on this story.
Ward Gossett is an assistant sports editor and writer for the Times Free Press. Ward has a long history in Chattanooga journalism. He actually wrote a bylined story for the Chattanooga News-Free Press as a third-grader. He Began working part-time there in 1968 and was hired full time in 1970. Ward now covers high school athletics, primarily football, wrestling and baseball and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling. Over a 40-year career, he has covered ...