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Ryan Jackson takes head job at Texhoma

Softball coach leaving after 100 wins as softball coach

By THOMAS LOTT

Ryan Jackson’s first coaching job was in Dalhart. He was an assistant baseball coach and football coach and came to the XIT city hoping to build a winning program.

That is exactly what he did when he took over the softball program for the Dalhart Lady Wolves.

The softball team had its moments before Jackson got to Dalhart, but the first time head coach took those moments and made them frequent on Tuesday and Friday nights.

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Marrow takes job at Wheeler

Young coach taking break from baseball this year

By THOMAS LOTT

Dalhart is not a baseball town. It is a football town like the rest of the small towns around the panhandle and much of the state of Texas.

Knowing that, it is often hard to build up a baseball program when many of the athletes’ priorities lie strictly with football.

But that is what former baseball coach Allen Marrow did. He took a program that had not won more than three games in its recent history and made it competitive.

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