Bearcats hire Gary Joe Kinne

The Sherman Bearcats have hired former Canton High School coach Gary Joe Kinne to be their head coach and athletic director.

Kinne was approved by the school board on Tuesday night by a unanimous 7-0 vote.

Kinne worked as an assistant at Baylor University under Guy Morriss. He was most recently a head coach at Clovis High School in California.

Kinne replaces Drew Young, who left to take the athletic director only job at Durant High School.


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  • by ATTN: Boomer Sooner on Jul 9, 2009 at 11:33 AM
    Yes, but who lost to TEXAS LONGHORNS last year!!!! Go back to Oklahoma and stay.
  • by BoomerSooner Location: Norman on Jul 8, 2009 at 02:23 PM
    An assistant at Baylor? One thing is for sure, he knows how to lose, especially to OU!
  • by anonymous Location: sherman on Jul 8, 2009 at 12:09 PM
    Congrats to Coach Kinne. People have got to remember not to bash the coach after his first year here. I believe it will take a couple of years to get his system into place. So Sherman fans lets be patient with this transitional period. I hope the best of luck to the Coach and staff and to the players we believe in your sacrifices on and off the field. We are very proud of ya'll
  • by Bill Location: Denison on Jul 8, 2009 at 09:18 AM
    Congrats and welcome Coach Kinne! I think this was a great hire.
  • by Sports Authority Location: Denison on Jul 8, 2009 at 09:17 AM
    I'm thankful the School Board voted 7-0 in favor of Coach Kinne. That show of solidarity was obviously instrumental in their decision to extend a 1 year, probationary contract. A 6-1 vote would have probably secured a week to week deal. Way to get behind your new Man Sherman.
  • by Bearcat Mom Location: Sherman on Jul 8, 2009 at 06:48 AM
    Way to go SISD. Great move!!
  • by Bearcat Fan on Jul 8, 2009 at 06:21 AM
    Congrats Gary and Best of Luck with your new team and new home!!
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