LCHS Football Head Coach Derek Rang leaving
February 2, 2023
News spread fast after a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel Tuesday, January 24, that Lewis County Football Head Coach Derek Rang was hired as the new head coach for the Oak Ridge Wildcats. Reporter Toyloy Brown III of the Knoxville News Sentinel said Oak Ridge athletics director Joe Gaddis described the search process for the school's next football coach as exhaustive. The position received over 50 applicants.
Gaddis, a former football coach at Oak Ridge, said Rang's winning acumen, which started from his time as a player at Maryville, where he was part of three state championship tea...