Belpre names new football coach

Photo by Tyler Bennett Belpre City Schools Superintendent Jeff Greenley, right, hands new Belpre High School football coach Jimmie Bell III a Belpre hat and T-shirt during a special board meeting on Thursday morning.

Jimmie Bell III today was named the new head football coach at Belpre High School.

The unanimous decision was made a special meeting of the board of education this morning.

Bell, of Youngstown, Ohio, played at The Ohio State University under Coach John Cooper and was on the 1997 Rose Bowl championship team. Bell also was on two Big 10 championship teams during his tenure at Ohio State.

Read the story in The News and Sentinel on Friday.


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