Lamar Co., MS (WDAM) - The Lamar County School Board approved the hire of Shannon White, on the night of April 18, as the new Sumrall High School football coach.
White takes over the Bobcat program after spending one year as an assistant coach at Petal High School. Prior to that, White was the head coach at North Forrest and Taylorsville and won a state championship with the Tartars.
White was introduced to the Sumrall football team April 19 and met with the players for about 30 minutes.
The Bobcats begin spring workouts April 26.