School board gets its man: eight time state champ Jerry Burkhart

STANTON - A new era in Stanton athletics was born Monday night with the Stanton school board’s approval of Richland Springs Coach Jerry Burkhart to be Stanton’s next athletic director and football coach.

Burkhart, a daunting figure in Texas six-man football, led Richland Springs to a record eight state championships in football while amassing an unbelievable 192-10 in 15 season that included winning streaks of 28, 29, 38 and 45 games.


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