Bill Blankenship takes over at Owasso

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After one year and a state championship in Arkansas, Bill Blankenship is back in Oklahoma.  Blankenship, the former head coach at the University of Tulsa and Union High School, has been hired as the new head coach at Owasso High School, according to TulsaWorld.com.

Blankenship, who won the 2016 Arkansas 7A championship with Fayetteville, led Union for 14-years, leaving for Tulsa after capturing three state title for the Redskins.

The Owasso job opened-up after Bill Patterson resigned at the end of the Rams’ 3-7 season.  In ten years, Patterson was 70-44.

Related: High School Football America Coaches Job Board

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