Peterson takes reins at Kosciusko

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Associated Press

Posted on January 15, 2012 at 5:36 AM

Updated Sunday, Jan 15 at 5:36 AM

KOSCIUSKO, Miss. (AP) — Tyler Peterson has been hired as head football coach at Kosciusko High School.

The Star-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/AvSOon) that Peterson comes to Kosciusko from Noxapater.

Peterson, whose overall head coaching record is 23-15, succeeds Stan McCain who left last November.

Peterson led Noxapater to a 21-10 victory over of Shaw in the 2011 1A state championship game in Jackson.

Peterson graduated from Louisville High School and played football at the University of North Alabama.

He coached at the University of Tennessee/Chattanooga in 2004 before going back to UNA as a graduate assistant. He was offensive coordinator at the University of Arkansas/Monticello, a post he held until returning to Louisville High School as the linebackers coach in 2007.

He became head coach at Noxapater in 2009.

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