July 9, 2008
Camilla - High school football teams will start practicing three weeks from Friday.
With the start date so near, Mitchell County High is still searching for a head coach.
The Eagles though they had their man in Dooly County's Darryl Silas.
The Board of Education approved Silas' hiring last week.
Silas informed Mitchell County High School principal Robert Adams Wednesday morning that he is staying at Dooly County.
Adams says that timing was a big reason for Silas' decision not to take the job.
Mitchell County started looking for a head coach when David Ward stepped down in June after just two seasons.
Adams says Ward stepped down as head football coach for family reasons but remains at the school as a math teacher.
With school starting in less than two weeks, Adams knows he needs to find a head football coach soon.
He did mention asking David Ward to come back for one season as one possibility but says right now there is no concrete decision on where the coaching search will go next.