Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun February 26, 2017
PHOTO BY: Sam Pierce

Lance Parker, the grandson of the late Jimmy “Red” Parker, is the new head coach at Sheridan High School. This is the first head coaching position for Lance Parker, after he served as co-offensive coordinator at Russellville High School last year.

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New football coach aims to put Sheridan back on track

It is not unusual for coaches to transfer to different schools or spend years as an assistant to learn how to be a better head coach. It is the nature of the beast. But what is unusual is for a grandson to learn how to be a better coach from his own granddad. Such is the case for newly appointed Sheridan High School football coach Lance Parker, the grandson of Jimmy “Red” Parker, who coached for 62 years and won 322 games at the high sc... READ MORE

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