New Cumby Head Football Coach Is A Sulphur Springs Native

The Cumby ISD school board hired a Sulphur Springs native and graduate of Texas A&M-Commerce as the new Cumby Head Football Coach and Athletic Director.

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Charles Boles, whose wife is also a Sulphur Springs native, has been in coaching for 25 years. For the past two seasons, Coach Boles was at Miles, like Cumby a Class 2A, Division II school. Under Coach Boles in 2018, Miles won its’ first share of a district championship in 18 years.

Coach Boles also had coaching stops at Lindsay, Whitewright, Bells, Holy Trinity Catholic School in Temple and at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Muenster.

Coach Boles replaces Tom Dracos, who left Cumby to take an Assistant Athletic Director and Offensive Coordinator job at Cuero. Coach Dracos was coach at Cumby for the past 7 years. The Trojans finished last season at 8-4 and made it into the Area round in the playoffs.

In a letter to Cumby parents recently, Coach Boles said he was excited to come back home to the area. He congratulated Coach Dracos, his coaching staff and the Trojan athletes for what has been done over the past several years. Coach Boles said he hopes to enhance and build upon what has been started and to continue the tradition of excellence at Cumby.

Author: Faith Huffman

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