SMITHVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Jamie Russell has stepped down as head baseball coach at Smithville High School to become an assistant softball coach at Mooreville.
Meanwhile, Smithville has hired John Harris of Hatley as Russell's successor.
Russell led the Seminoles to the Class 1A state championship in 2019. He's a former assistant and head baseball coach at Mooreville, where his daughter will be playing for the Lady Troopers.
Harris was head baseball coach and high school principal at Hatley but will focus solely on baseball at Smithville.