Cathedral hires Chuck Darbonne as head football coach


NATCHEZ (WJTV) – Natchez Cathedral has a new head football coach.

The school hired Chuck Darbonne on Wednesday. Darbonne comes from South Panola, where he was a varsity quarterbacks coach as well as a ninth grade coach.

The Natchez Democrat first reported the news.

Darbonne has also made stops at Mendenhall and Terry as an offensive coordinator. An MRA graduate, the new Green Wave coach also played quarterback at Holmes Community College.

Darbonne replaces Ron Rushing, who left to become the head coach at Brookhaven Academy.

Last season, its first in MAIS, Cathedral finished 9-3. Indianola Academy eliminated the Green Wave in the MAIS AAA playoffs.

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