January 14, 2008
Bainbridge - It is now official.
the Decatur County Board of Education voted to hire Ed Pilcher from Thomas County Central High School as the Bearcats head football coach Monday morning.Pilcher told WALB News 10 Sports on Friday that he felt he gotten into a comfort zone at Thomas County Central.
In 17 season, Ed Pilcher won 169 games, five state titles from 1992 through 1997 and six region titles.
He takes over a Bainbridge High team that went 9-4 last season and lost in the AAAA quarterfinals under Ricky Woods.
Before 2007, the Bearcats have had just two winning seasons since 1996.
Ricky Woods left Bainbridge last month for the head coaching job at Northwest Mississippi College.