Gainesville High School hired a new head football coach, Heath Webb, after former head coach retired this past season.
Heath Webb was previously at Winder-Barrow. He led Winder-Barrow’s team to four straight playoff appearances and won their first playoff game since 1993.
Dougherty High School also hired a new head coach, Olten Downs. Downs was recently on Georgia and Georgia Southern’s staff.
According to WALB-TV in Albany, Downs has not officially accepted the job but is expected to. The board of education voted to approve the job offer Monday.