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Hurst Bell Head Coach Olivio Retires

 

2011 Coaching Change -- Hurst Bell Blue Raiders

Old Head Coach: Gary Olivo -- Retiring after six years as Bell head coach and 35 years of coaching. Olivo went 31-33 while at Bell and finished with a career record of 64-55. His teams made the playoffs four of the six years that he was head coach.

New Head Coach: Mark Smith -- Was the Defensive Coordinator last season. He has also been assistant coach at Colleyville Heritage and Irving MacArthur.

Team News: The Blue Raiders went 6-5 last season losing to Cedar Hill in Bi-District. Last season their losses came to teams with a combined record of 47-17. Their wins were against teams with a combined record of 19-42. Their most wins in a season since 1998 has only been "7".

                       ALL-TIME WINNINGEST COACHES AT HURST BELL

                                    YEARS        W     L     T     PCT
Tim Edwards          1977-1995       136    70    4    .657
Hulin Smith            1962-1967         33    24    4    .574
Gary Oliver              2005-2010        31    33    0    .484
Fred Pennington    1959-1961         22      8    0    .733

By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
www.lonestargridiron.com

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