West Craven Will Seek New Football Coach

WEST CRAVEN WILL HAVE NEW FOOTBALL COACH

VANCEBORO—  Kevin Yost has been dismissed from his duties as head football coach at West Craven High School, according to a report in the New Bern Sun Journal.

Yost compiled a 16-19 record, including a 6-16 mark over the past two seasons. The Eagles were 3-8 this season and were tied for sixth place in the Coastal Conference. In the meantime, Yost will remain a teacher at West Craven.

Yost, an Ohio native, guided the Eagles to the third round of the state playoffs in his first season, where they lost to Eastern Alamance, 35-7. He accepted his first head coaching job in 2009, replaced West Craven Hall of Fame coach Clay Jordan. Yost was an offensive assistant in 2008 as West Craven made its first-ever appearance in a state championship game. The Eagles lost to West Rowan, 35-7, in the 3-A title game.

Before arriving at West Craven, Yost spent four years as an assistant coach at North Raleigh Christian Academy.