LOVELADY, TX (KTRE) - The Lovelady Lions have hired Jon Lowery as their new athletic director and head football coach. It was a unanimous decision by the school board to select Lowery.
Lowery is replacing Kerry Therwhanger who worked for Lovelady 13 years and now serves as the AD and head football coach in Timpson.
He coached alongside Therwhanger and has coached in Lovelady's district for 10 years now. He was the special teams coordinator.
Lowery has experience being an AD/ head football coach, as he had the role in Crockett at one point.
Lovelady received about 60 applications for the position during the hiring process.