John Allen has resigned as the football coach at Central High after just three seasons.
Allen got the Pounders into the Class 4A postseason but they lost a first-round game at Sequoyah last week to finish the season at 5-6. It was still an improvement and equaled the win total Allen’s teams had over his first two seasons at the school when Central went 2-8 in 2012 and 3-7 in 2001. The playoff appearance was Central’s first since 2010.
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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 ...