Thomasville Times Enterprise

Local Sports

December 11, 2012

Changes at the top

East, Notaro resign at Brookwood

THOMASVILLE — The Brookwood Warriors will have a new football chief next year.

After guiding the Warriors to a 3-8 season this fall, Robert East resigned as head football coach on Monday.

“Basically, the detail is I’ve elected to resign as head football coach, and I’ll be leaving the position of athletic director at the end of this year,” East said. “I do have plans to stay employed at Brookwood as long as possible as a teacher.”

In four seasons as Brookwood’s coach, East posted a 15-28 record.

“It was an extremely tough decision,” East said. “I believe in those kids. I believe in that we were getting better. I believe that they will continue to get better. Obviously, they’re going to be older and that will certainly help.

“I’ve been at Brookwood for 10 years as a football coach — six years as a defensive coordinator and four years as head coach — this is home for us. It was a very difficult decision.”

The Warriors finished with back-to-back five-win seasons in 2010-11 but struggled in 2012 due in large part to the team’s youth. Of the 35 players on the team’s roster, 26 were either freshmen or sophomores. Still, East felt the team had improved over the course of the season. It won two of its last three games to qualify for the GISA Class AA playoffs.

For full details, see Wednesday's edition of the Times-Enterprise.

1
Text Only
Local Sports
Business Marquee
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Poll

Do you believe President Obama's congressional opposition is fueled by racism?

Yes
No
     View Results
Smoky Day in Thomasville
CHS AC Work
Project IMPACT 2011
SCBC Harry Potter Themed Blood Drive
TOSAC Rehearses "High School Musical"