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Corpus Christi Flour Bluff’s Darrell Andrus Leaves For Alma Mater

Corpus Christi Flour Bluff Head Coach Darrell Andrus is leaving the Hornets where he has been for the past 9 seasons to take the Head coaching position at his alma mater Jourdanton. The Jourdanton position became available when their head coach Wayne Johnson announced his retirment.

Coach Andrus has been at Flour Bluff for his entire coaching career. He started in 1998 and moved his way up to defensive coordinator before being named head coach in 2005. His teams went 86-27 during his stay making the playoffs all 9 years. The Hornets had 4 district titles, 4 undefeated seasons, 14 playoff wins and 3 regional playoff appearances during that time. He earned the district Coach Of The Year 3 times.

Jourdanton Head Coach Wayne Johnson announced his retirent after coaching since 1975. He began his career at Galena Park North Shore as an assistant. From there he went to Pasadena Dobie as an assistant. His first Head Coaching position was at 1A Runge from 1984-1985 where his teams went 22-6-0. His 1985 team made it to the only state championship game in Ruge history. He left there to take over at 3A George West from 1986-1992. He led the Longhorns to a 37-29-5 record during that time. From 1993-1996, coach Johnson took an assistant position at Kingsville King. He left there to go to 3A La Vernia where he led the Bears to a 69-30-0 record from 1997-2005. Coach Johnson then came to Jourdanton where he has been since 2006 going 44-40-0 during his stay. He led the Indians to their first playoff game since 1996 during their 2010 season. His career record ends at 172-105-5.

by Mike Wright
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