Former Bobcat and newly hired head football coach Phillip Turner arrived last Friday evening to express excitement and plans to the Hope Bobcats in the indoor football facility.

Former Bobcat and newly hired head football coach Phillip Turner arrived last Friday evening to express excitement and plans to the Hope Bobcats in the indoor practice facility.

Turner addressed to the Cats how much it feels honored to lead them back to a path to compete hard and competitively and looking forward to working with his assistant coaching staff for the up coming season on the gridiron.

Turner replaces Jay Turley who resigned to serve as principal of Prescott Junior High School in Prescott.

Turner worked in Ashdown Public Schools and the offensive coordinator for the Ashdown High School Panthers football team. Hoe Public Schools Board voted last week to accept the recommendation to hire Turner new Head Football Coach and Co-Activities Director.