County schools fill coaching vacancies

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Harrisburg School District filled its last remaining coaching position last week with the hire of a new boys' basketball coach. The hire completes the coaching staffs of all the schools in Poinsett County. Here is a breakdown of the coaches for the upcoming school year.

East Poinsett County returns all their coaches for the 2018-19 school year. Brandon Powell will coach football and softball, Adam Chamberlin will coach baseball, Steve Brown will be the boys' basketball coach, Justin Williams will coach girls' basketball, Bo Powell is the golf coach and Jamie Carpenter will coach tennis.

Harrisburg will have two new coaches at the school this year. John Rountree is the new boys' basketball coach and will also coach tennis as Lonna Baker will be the new girls' basketball coach. Aaron Thornton will coach football, Greg Biggers will coach baseball and golf, Chastan Carpino will coach softball and volleyball as Robert Killebrew will coach track.

Marked Tree welcomes a new girls' basketball coach at Baylee Kellar takes over the program. Waylon Dunn returns to coach football and softball, Michael Wages will coach baseball, Barbara Wilburn will coach boys' basketball, Abby Beck is the tennis coach as Colten Frazier will coach track and golf.

Trumann welcomes three new coaches this year as Billy Phelan takes over the boys' basketball program, Zach Tyler is the new baseball coach and Kayla Winfrey will be the new volleyball coach. Craig Green will coach football, Aaron Ballew will coach girls' basketball, Rachel Harmon will be the golf coach and Deryk Hibbard will coach track.

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