“At the same time, I’m just excited for the opportunity at Emerald. He was one of seven coaches to apply for the AHS job. He stayed at NVHS for four years. Abbeville's football rankings have been updated. All of the summer workouts, 7 on 7 camps, spring Phone: 337-893-4223 Colder. ABBEVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – The Abbeville Panthers football program is previewed ahead of the 2020 season which begins in late September with an adjusted seven-game schedule. On your next view you will be asked to log in to your subscriber account or create an account and subscribepurchase a subscription to continue reading. The Emerald coaching position will be the first job DuBose, a 1987 Abbeville High graduate, works outside of Abbeville County. He was excited when he received the phone call. Dubose takes over for athletic director Tim McMahon, who went 65-64 in 11 seasons with the Vikings. She informed him on Wednesday. The pennies have been replaced by young men — men he loves to help develop into respectable adults. Morning high of 58F with temps falling to near 45. Abbeville Principal Dr. Janet Guerrino and assistant principal Phillip Freeman, along with other Abbeville High teaching staff, began interviews for the head football coaching job on We hope that you continue to enjoy our free content. Thank you for reading! Abbeville High Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini has selected Gueydan head football coach Roderick Moy. The fastest two months of the year is with out a doubt high school football season. “Extremely excited for the opportunity to move my career forward,” said Moy. Contact sports writer Wesley Dotson at 864-943-2530 or follow him on Twitter @WesleyPDotson. Gueydan Principal Brandy Broussard was sad to hear she is losing her head football coach. Kaplan, LA 70548, The Abbeville Meridional Copyright © 2020. The interviews began Monday and will conclude on Tuesday. Thank you for signing in! Abbeville High School has a new head football coach. Behind head coaches Dennis Botts and Jamie Nickles, the Abbeville Panthers have won eight state championships since 1990, tied for the most on Pete's Top 10 high school programs list. If you have a subscription, please log in or sign up for an account on our website to continue. Much cooler. The Abbeville varsity football team has a neutral playoff game vs. Gray Collegiate Academy (West Columbia, SC) today @ 7:30p. Partly cloudy skies. “It was a pretty tough day around here telling everyone at Abbeville High School that you’re moving on,” DuBose said. Oakdale is a Class 2A school that posted a 3-8 record this past football season. Despite his size, Moy has taken steps to move up through the high school coaching ranks. Low 28F. On Jamie Nickles’ staff, DuBose won six state championships, including a run of four in a row from 2015 to 2018. Abbeville High School has a new head football coach. Here we are, two regular season games left on the schedule and the 2019 edition of the Abbeville Panthers have aced every test set before them to this point. “Coach Moy has proven he is a hard worker and will win with the Abbeville community.” “I’m bubbling, just to be honest with you,” Dubose said. Fax: 337-898-9022, 219 North Cushing Avenue I’m just ready to go.”. DuBose is familiar with the Vikings’ roster because Emerald typically plays Abbeville every season. The 38-year-old stands 5-foot-3 1/4 inch tall. We hope that you enjoy our free content. DuBose added that he’ll meet with Emerald’s current coaching staff and finalize his own staff in the coming weeks. I’ve known that throughout the years since I’ve competed against them at Abbeville.”. Roderick Moy talks to his players after a win this year. I’ll bring that to the program.”. Abbeville … Abbeville, LA 70510 You have permission to edit this article. He first arrived in Vermilion Parish in 2005 when he was hired as the girls’ basketball coach at North Vermilion High. Dietrich spent the last two seasons as the defensive coordinator for Abbeville High School. I’m looking forward to getting there and getting to know all the young people and trying to make an impact on their lives. ABBEVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – The Abbeville Panthers football program is previewed ahead of the 2020 season which begins in late September with an adjusted seven-game schedule. I’m focused on turning that football program into something special. He was excited when he received the phone call. Please purchase a subscription to read our premium content. About sixty Abbeville High School student athletes gathered on the practice fields behind Hite Stadium-Dennis Botts Field this morning at 10am for the first official practice of the 2017 season. After this past season’s finish, Emerald posted back-to-back losing records for the first time since 2009-10. He returned to North Vermilion and remained there for three years. I’m just thankful for them. Abbeville High Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini has selected Gueydan head football coach Roderick Moy. We hope that you continue to enjoy our free content. Behind head coaches Dennis Botts and Jamie Nickles, the Abbeville Panthers have won eight state championships since 1990, tied for the most on Pete's Top 10 high school programs list. He is an incredibly knowledgeable football coach.” ... County 58-55 on Friday night in high school basketball action. “Young people have to buy in to being held accountable and being disciplined. Julie Jason: Money Manager, Columnist and Author, Tad DuBose hired as Emerald football coach, By WESLEY DOTSON I would not be having this opportunity at Emerald if it weren’t for the coaching staff I worked with here at Abbeville. Seven people are applying for the position. He said one of Abbeville’s toughest games this past season was against Emerald because of its size and strength on the offensive and defensive lines. She informed him on Wednesday. The interview process is underway for the new head football coach for Abbeville High School. The Vikings have won just four games in the past two seasons. “I’m thankful to the administration and the district for giving me this opportunity to try and do something great at Emerald High School. We will be forever indebted to him. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. He is originally from Sterlington, La. “Gueydan is disappointed to lose Coach Roderick Moy, but we are excited about this new adventure in his career,” she said. View Rankings. The Wildcats have not had a winning record since the early 2000s. “He has experience as a head coach,” said Dr. Guerrini. Today, Nickles is a successful football coach at Abbeville High School. I can’t wait to get to work and get in the weight room with them. DuBose said he’s grateful for the opportunity he had as defensive coordinator at Abbeville and is confident it has prepared him for his first head coaching gig. After more than 20 years in Abbeville County, Tad DuBose is coming to Emerald High School. Emerald missed the playoffs in the 2019 season after finishing 1-9 overall and last in Region 3-3A. “There’s one recipe for success, and that’s learning how to do things the right way,” Dubose said. Please log in, or sign up for a new account to continue reading. Moy’s home is in Abbeville and only about five minutes from Abbeville High School. Posted this week; Abbeville vs. GCA Upcoming game on 11/27/2020 7:30 PM. “Abbeville High School is extremely lucky to have him.”, 318 N. Main St. DuBose, who led one of the best defenses in state history at Abbeville, has been named the new head coach of Emerald, Greenwood School District 50 announced Friday. DuBose coached the defense at Calhoun Falls from 1993 until 2004, when he was hired at Abbeville for the same role. He has been at the school for three years and has a won-loss record of 18-15, which includes three playoff appearances. Abbeville's state rank has not changed. Moy wants to bring winning back to Abbeville High. That’s my goal.”. When Robert Helo stepped down as the Gueydan head coach, Moy decided he was ready to be a head football coach. DuBose, who led one of the best defenses in state history at Abbeville, has been named the new head coach of Emerald, Greenwood School District 50 announced Friday. If you’re going to build a program, that’s got to be the cornerstones. “He has done an exceptional job in growing our football program. “The kids are big and strong and physical. He looks like a high school student on campus. When he meets the Abbeville High players on Monday, Moy will be shorter than many of his players. Then he left and moved north to Delhi Charter, where he served as the offensive coordinator. “The jump to 3A and the chance to return Abbeville High to prominence was too good to pass up.”