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Lynn Turner will be busy in the upcoming school year.

The Runge school district announced Monday night that Turner was hired as the school’s athletic director and will also be its head football coach and head baseball coach.

Turner has coached at Tulia and Crosbyton and has 346 wins as a baseball coach.

He played college baseball at Hardin-Simmons University and is a member of the school’s athletic hall of fame.

Turner replaces Stephen Davis, who resigned last month after three seasons at Runge and one as the athletic director and head football coach.

Davis led the Yellowjackets to a 5-4 record — their first winning season since 2013 — and a bi-district playoff berth.

Turner will be Runge’s sixth head football coach in the last nine seasons.

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Mike Forman is the sports editor of the Victoria Advocate. Contact him at 361-580-6588 or by email at mforman@vicad.com. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeforman21

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Mike Forman is the sports editor of the Victoria Advocate. He has worked at the Advocate since 1982. He has a bachelor's degree from SMU and a master's degree from UCLA.

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