Shannon set to introduce new coach

By NEMS Daily Journal

Shannon has named a second head football coach in as many weeks. Athletics director Bill Rosenthal confirmed the hiring of Daryl Carter on Monday but said the decision is pending board approval.

The Lee County school board meets today at 5 p.m. in Plantersville.

On April 12, Shannon announced the hiring of alum Danny Clark, an offensive coordinator at a high school in Tulsa, Okla.

“He decided after getting back to Tulsa not to take the job,” Rosenthal said.

Carter has spent the last three years as the head coach at Kemper County. He spent five years as receiver’s coach at Tupelo under Eric Collins and left after the 2007 season. Carter, who played for the former Tupelo Fire Ants, went 23-13 at Kemper.