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Masterton was hired in March ...
Masterton was hired in March to replace J.K. Adkins as Vikings head coach.Adkins
left after two seasons to become the coach at Patton, Burke
County's newest high school.In 2006, he
guided the Vikings to an 8-6 record and the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association
2AA state playoffs - the farthest South Iredell had ever advanced in the postseason."We were pretty heartbroken when Coach Adkins left," said senior defensive lineman Brandon Stewart, who led the Vikings in sacks last season.
J.K. Adkins, who started the ...
J.K. Adkins, who started the school's junior varsity program in 2007 and then coached the varsity for two years, is leaving for a job at Salisbury.
Patton athletic director Rich Linens announced Adkins' move on Thursday.
"We are sorry to see him leave, and his tireless work building a program from the ground up has left the football program with a strong foundation," Linen said.
"Coach Adkins will be missed, and the head football position will be advertised as soon as possible."
Two of Burke County's four high schools are now looking for a new head football coach.
At Salisbury, Adkins will rejoin head coach Joe Pinyan's staff effective Feb. 1.
Adkins was Pinyan's defensive coordinator for two years at Salisbury, starting in 2002.
From there, Adkins became head coach at South Iredell in 2005.
The Vikings went 5-7 and 8-6, and Adkins
was hired to build Patton's program before the school opened in 2007.
At Salisbury, Adkins
joins a program coming off a 10-5 season that included losing at Newton-Conover in the West 2AA championship game.
"I appreciate the opportunity to have worked with a fine Patton program and Burke County School system and will miss the kids the most," Adkins
East Wilkes has a new coach ...
East Wilkes has a new coach in J.K. Adkins, who was the offensive coordinator at Salisbury the past two seasons.
He replaces Monty Chipman, who moved to North Wilkes, and takes over a team that finished 3-8 last year.
"Generally, it's exciting," Adkins
Patton opened in 2007 and played ...
Patton opened in 2007 and played a junior varsity schedule, then went 3-8 and 4-7 in its first two varsity seasons under J.K. Adkins, who came there from South Iredell and left to become an assistant coach at Salisbury.
10 Questions With Patton's Coach - The Morganton News Herald
Robert L. Patton High School Principal Shanda McFarlin introduces J.K. Adkins as the school's head football coach at a press conference on Tuesday.
...Morganton - Burke County's Board of Education officially named J.K. Adkins the head football coach of the R.L. Patton High School Panthers on Monday.
The new school is scheduled to open in August.Adkins
sat down with The News Herald
to answer 10 questions about everything from his
coaching style to what locals are already saying about him.
Q. Respond to this quote from Tim McMahon, your former coach: "I'm pulling for (Adkins) to do well as a coach next year.
...Why: Coach Adkins says he'll hand out spring and summer workout schedules and further details about playing for him at Patton High.
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