Lone Star Gridiron

Coaching Changes — Spring

Spring Head Coach Sonny Karas has retired after spending the last 21 years as the main man on the sidelines there. He led the Lions to the quarterfinal playoffs in 2002. His teams have run into troubles lately though by not making the playoffs since 2004 and going 2-8 last season. His ended his career at Spring with a 104-108-2 record.

His replacement will be Sam Parker. Coach Parker was the offensive coordinator at Tyler John Tyler last season. He helped John Tyler make it the regional quarterfinals. The year before that he was the offensive coordinator at Ennis where he got them to the Area round. From 2002-2004, Parker was on the University of Texas coaching staff that saw the team win three straight conference championships. He has been an offensive coordinator throughout his high school coaching career.

Karas Coaching Record at Spring
2009 13-5A 2-8
2008 13-5A 4-5
2007 16-5A 5-5
2006 16-5A 3-7
2005 22-5A 4-4
2004 22-5A 8-3
2003 15-5A 6-5
2002 15-5A 10-3
2001 15-5A 5-5
2000 15-5A 7-3
1999 16-5A 7-3
1998 16-5A 4-6
1997 21-5A 6-4
1996 21-5A 2-8
1995 21-5A 5-4-1
1994 21-5A 3-6-1
1993 16-5A 6-5
1992 16-5A 7-4
1991 15-5A 5-5
1990 15-5A 4-6
1989 15-5A 1-9

Totals 104-108-2

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