Former Stanton coach continues sullying career

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Former Stanton coach continues sullying career

RICHLAND SPRINGS - The most talented recruiter and biggest opportunist in sixman football, Jerry Burkhart, continues to run roughshod over the Richland Springs athletic department and Richland Springs Independent School District.

His most recent antics cost the Coyotes football team the top player in Division II of Texas six-man football, Matthew Rigdon, who was named the Player of the Year in Class 1A Division II by the Texas Six-Man Coaches Association, and who helped lead Richland Springs to a record ninth state championship, will suit up next year for Class 2A Division II Mount Enterprise.

Rigdon’s father, Jamie Rigdon said, the main thing is was getting his family away from Richland Springs ISD.

“We’re not just leaving for another football program, we’re leaving to get the hell out of this place because of the people that run this school and most of the school board,” Jamie Rigdon said on Tuesday, April 14. “Now the people in town, they’re great. I don’t want to make it like I’m bashing all of Richland. We have some very good friends here.






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