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Coaching Changes — Victoria East

Former Victoria Memorial Head Coach Mickey Finley will take over that position at the newly created Victoria East School.

Finley was the athletic director and head football coach at Victoria Memorial for the last 3 seasons. His record at Memorial was 11-19 and one playoff appearance. Finley has been a head coach for 32 years. His overall head coaching record is 196-142-3 that includes two state final appearances while he was at Cuero. The 196 wins puts him in the #74 spot for all-time coaching wins.

The Vipers went 4-6 this season and missed out on the playoffs. The Victoria Memorial school was open for 9 seasons and had an All-Time Record of 43-62. They finished with 7 consecutive non-winning seasons.

Both Victoria East and West will be in class 4A now. They will be in a very competitive 30-4A that includes Beeville Jones, Floresville, Gregory-Portland and Port Lavaca Calhoun.

Mickey Finley Coaching Record At Victoria Memorial
2009 27-5A 4 6 0
2008 27-5A 5 5 0
2007 27-5A 2 8 0

2010 Schedule
Week 0 - Harlingen South
Week 1 - Kingsville
Week 2 - Corpus Christi Calallen
Week 3 - Corpus Christi King
Week 4 - San Antonio East Central
Week 5 - open
Week 6 - *Calhoun
Week 7 - *Beeville
Week 8 - *Gregory-Portland
Week 9 - *Floresville
Week 10 - *Victoria West

By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron

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