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District 6-AAA coaches hold annual meeting
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State realignment gave District 6-AAA a new look, with Rhea County and Stone Memorial replacing Coffee County, but some things still stayed the same.Cookeville is still the team to beat despite beginning the year with its third head coach in as many seasons.Jimmy Maynord takes over the Cavalier football program after a long and successful tenure with Smith County. Coach Maynord will accept the role as favorite, but he expects the district to be tough every week.“I imagine this district being pretty balanced,” said Maynord. “You’ll have to be prepared every night.”Maynord is one of two coaches starting their first season at their respective school in the new-look District 6-AAA.Newcomer Rhea County made a huge splash by hiring Mark Pemberton from Brentwood.