Battle has hired Atiyyah Ellison as its new football coach. The 37-year-old will replace Justin Conyers, who recently left to become the head football coach Hallsville.
Justin Conyers is leaving his post at Battle High School, and he's expected to become the next football coach at Hallsville High School.
Coming into the class two state championship game, Blair Oaks football coach Ted LePage said he was not worried about the stage being too big or too bright for his team.
The Blair Oaks football team will face Lathrop on Friday at 3 p.m. for the Class 2 state championship.