Cameron's Rogers Steps Down as Football Coach

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Longtime Cameron High School football coach Jim Rogers has stepped down after 22 years as head coach of the Dragons.

Rogers has been in coaching for 31 years, and says the time is right to retire.

"I have a bucket list of things I want to do,"said Rogers, who won 124 games with 104 losses and one tie.

Rogers, 66, led his Dragons to six playoff appearances, four Mason Dixon Conference titles, and an OVAC title in 1998.

Rogers coached back-to-back undefeated seasons in 1998 (9-0-1) and 1999 (10-0). The 1999 team was the first and only 10-0 team in school history.  The '98 team battled to a controversial triple-overtime tie at Clay-Battelle.

Rogers guided the Dragons to a school-record, 33-game non-losing streak between 1997 and 1999, and his teams didn't lose a home game between 1998 and 2001.

Rogers coached the OVAC All-Star Game in 2001 and coached in the North/South All-Star Game inn 2008.

Rogers, who has been married for 41 years, has a hardware and restaurant business in Cameron.


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