Ryals takes head coaching position at Thomasville High School
By JENNY ALPAUGH – Print Managing Editor
The seven-year long Ryals football era at Clarke Central High School ended on Feb. 11. Head football coach Leroy Ryals accepted the position as Thomasville High School head football coach and athletic director on Monday and made the announcement to CCHS players Tuesday during a fourth block meeting in the team meeting room, formerly the Auxiliary Weight Room.
Ryals was reportedly visited by both the THS principal and superintendent this past weekend. Upon his acceptance of the position on Monday, the Thomasville City Board of education voted 7-0 to hire Ryals as the head football coach today.
Under Ryals’ leadership, the CCHS football team has made it to the playoffs each year, including a Class AAAA State Championship runner up in 2009 in a 29-15 loss to Sandy Creek High School. His his overall record at CCHS stands at 60-22-1.
Read about Ryals’ arrival at CCHS here.
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