Edwards to lead Polk County Middle School football program in 2015

Polk County Middle School has named Ethan Edwards as its head football coach for the 2015 season.

Edwards served last season as the head coach for the Polk County High junior varsity squad. He is a 2008 graduate of Polk County and a 2012 graduate of UNC Asheville.

Edwards replaces Billy Alm, who has decided to reduce his coaching load, according to Polk County Middle principal Hank Utz. Alm coached football and baseball at the middle school last season while assisting wife Brandy Alm with the Polk County High girls varsity basketball squad.

Polk County Middle opens its 2015 season on August 27 at Madison.