from the Asheville Citizen-Times on former Northeast Guilford Rams head football coach returning to the high school sidelines, as the head coach at Tuscola High School, up toward the North Carolina mountains….Will we see coaches Angell, Sisk, Needham, Via and other former Rams assistants joining Coach Pursley up in the hills???
A veteran with 35 years experience, Pursley retired from Northeast Guilford in 2012 after leading that program to 20 consecutive playoff appearances.
He spent last season as an assistant coach at Brevard College before deciding to return to high-school coaching.
Pursley, 61, replaces Brandon Allen, who resigned after two years and an 11-12 record to take the coaching job at Freedom High. Tuscola was 8-4 last season.
Pursley won 180 games in 20 years at NEG, and has 226 career victories in a career that also includes stops at Trinity High and South Caldwell.
*****Another former Guilford County coach, Donnie Kiefer(Southwest Guilford), also spent several seasons as the head coach at Tuscola….*****
CLICK HERE to read all on Coach Pursley to Tuscola from the Asheville Citizen-Times and they have a photo there too….
from the Watauga Democrat on Coach Pursley:
Pursley was an assistant coach at Watauga High School during the Pioneers’ state 3-A championship season in 1978. He returned for the 1979 season before accepting the head coaching position at South Caldwell the next season.
He was also a defensive back at Appalachian State.
For more from the Watauga Democrat CLICK HERE…..
from the Greensboro News and Record on Coach Pursley going to Tuscola with Joe Sirera and a good photo here too…