East Chambers Hires From Louisiana

2011 Coaching Change: East Chambers Buccaneers

Old Head Coach: Tony Valastro -- Leaving for 4A Galveston Ball. He led the Buccaneers to a 47-18-0 record over the last six seasons. He won four district championships and made the playoffs every year. He was the head coach at 3A La Grange from 1994-2004 where he led the Leopards to a 90-42-1 record during those eleven seasons. He won a state championship there in 2000. He was also on state championship teams as the offensive coordinator with Waxahachie and Groveton. He has an all-time head coaching record of 137-60-1.

New Head Coach: Russ Sutherland -- Was the head football coach at Sam Houston High School in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Sam Houston was a 4A school and he was at Class 3A Iowa before that. He has a career coaching record of 78-61 and has reached the playoffs 11 consecutive seasons.

Team News: The Buccaneers are on a 8 year winning streak and have had 16 consecutive non-losing seaons.

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