HARDIN – Eric Fairchild will probably remember Orrick’s 35-26 win Sept. 4 over Norborne Hardin- Central because it was his first win as Orrick’s varsity 8-man football coach. And because of how it ended.
RICHMOND – Richmond High School football caoch Nick Persell is seeing an increase in participation in 11-man football. When Persell started in 2015 as an assistant on Rob Bowers’ staff, the numbers “were down in the 30s,” he estimated.
ORRICK – Eric Fairchild looks to pick up where Matt Hertzog left off in coaching Orrick’s varsity 8-man football program. Now employed by the Holden R-III School District, Hertzog coached for three seasons at Orrick – one season of 11-man football, two seasons of 8-man football.