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Purvis High School football coach resigns

Purvis High School football coach Perry Wheat has resigned. (Photo source: WDAM) Purvis High School football coach Perry Wheat has resigned. (Photo source: WDAM)
PURVIS, MS (WDAM) -

Longtime Purvis High School football coach Perry Wheat has resigned after 12 seasons as the leader of the Tornadoes.

The 69-year-old announced his resignation on Friday. He leaves Purvis with a record of 86-56, leading the Tornadoes to the playoffs 11 times.

Purvis is coming off a 6-7 season, which ended in a loss to Poplarville in the class 4A South State semifinals.

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