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Cory Smith Resigns from Forest Hills

By Tim Winters, 12/05/19, 10:45AM EST


Earlier today, Cory Smith, the head coach of the Forest Hills, resigned after four years of leading the Yellow Jackets. Before his head coaching responsibilities, Smith served as an assistant under HC John Lowery. 

Over his four years at the helm, Smith's Jackets were 11-34. 

Smith was a former local high school quarterback at Sun Valley High School who led the Spartans in his senior year to a 10-4 season and an appearance in the state quarterfinals. Smith graduated in 2007 and went on play college ball at UNC-Pembroke.

Personally, Coach Smith was always more than cooperative and giving of his time with me while covering his team during his tenure.  Quick-witted and always good for a  verbal jab, I'll miss him during my summer visits with the team.

The search for a new head coach will begin immediately. 

Year Won Lost PCT. PF PA
2019 4 7 .364 195 372
2018 3 8 .273 283 435
2017 3 9 .250 343 430
2016 1 10 .091 219 418
TOTAL 11 34 .244 1040 1655