San Augustine, West Sabine make head coaching hires Thursday night

Coach Tory Barnes San Augustine
Coach Tory Barnes San Augustine(KTRE Sports)
Updated: Apr. 22, 2021 at 9:34 PM CDT
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NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - Two Deep East Texas school districts locked up their new athletic directors on Thursday night.

In San Augustine the Wolves made it official by promoting Tory Barnes into the role. Barnes will also be the head football coach and will hand off his duties as boys basketball coach and track coach. Barnes is an alum of the school and has worked for the district for the past 15 years. Barnes was the Offensive Coordinator for Marty Murr, who left for the Athletic Director job at Jarrell ISD.

In West Sabine the Tigers also looked to one of their own to be the next man in charge. The district will be hiring Danny Bragg Jr. to be the Athletic Director and head football coach. Bragg was currently serving as an assistant at Hemphill.

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