Perry Liles

Perry Liles will take over as head football coach of the Ripley Tigers. Liles won 115 games and a state championship during his 10 years as Calhoun City’s head coach.

Stay updated right here as the high school football coaching carousel turns in Northeast Mississippi this offseason:

Bruce - Clint Faust resigns; Jamaal Jackson hired Dec. 10

Calhoun City - Chad White resigns to take assistant role at Ripley March 4; M.D. Jennings promoted to head coach March 30. 

East Union - Kevin Walton resigns April 7; Todd Lott hired May 4.

*Falkner – Ty Priest resigns April 16.

Hatley - Ken Adams resigns, takes Mantachie job Jan. 21; Clint Adair hired March 10.

Houston – Ty Hardin resigns to take Tupelo job May 5; Baylor Dampeer hired May 20.

Mantachie - T.J. Seago resigns Dec. 9; Ken Adams hired Jan. 21. 

Nettleton - Ken Topps resigns March 30, takes an assistant's job at Laurel on April 14; John Keith hired April 21.

Ripley - Sam Hathorn resigns, takes offensive coordinator's job at Tishomingo County on May 11; Perry Liles hired Dec. 3.

Smithville - Michael Campbell resigns to take offensive coordinator's job at Itawamba AHS on May 22; Chad Collums hired May 28.

Tishomingo - Jim McCay retires; Richard Russo hired April 2. 

Tupelo - Trent Hammond resigns to take New Albany defensive coordinator role April 6; Ty Hardin hired May 5. 

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