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Former Bobcat returns to coach at alma mater

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TERRANCE CHISOLM

Times 

Sports Correspondent

The Bobcats of Robert F. Munroe will enter into the upcoming football season under the leadership of their recently acquired Head Coach Jimmy Harris. 

Although this is his first year as the school’s head football coach, Harris is no stranger to the Bobcat Nation; he lined up along the team’s offensive and defensive lines in the 1970s.

Prior to returning home, Harris had several assistant coaching jobs: He was the defensive line coach at Bainbridge High in 1990-95 and 1997-02, and in 1996 Harris was the defensive coordinator at James A. Shanks.

Since taking over the team, Harris says he has seen standout efforts from the Bobcat’s offensive line as well as the skill position players. 

The team’s summer workouts will include weightlifting, aerobic exercising and 7-7 drills. 

Robert F Munroe’s new leader said he plans to build onto the school football program and improve upon last year’s 7-3 record. 

“We’re going to teach them to put forth their best effort and show them that anything worth doing you should do it right. We’re going to give thorough instruction to our players,” he said, “and give them a good opportunity to be successful.” 

According to Harris, Bobcat fans can look forward to seeing a team “that plays hard. We will be a bunch that you will want to pull for.” 

Let’s lend or support to the Bobcats as they prepare to step onto the field next season under the guidance of Coach Harris.