Kelly Walsh High School has named Jon Vance its new head football coach. The announcement came at a press conference at the high school this afternoon.

Vance takes over the Trojan program from Jim Horne who resigned after 7 seasons. Vance has been an assistant under Horne the last three years. Before that Vance was an assistant coach at Black Hills State University. Vance is a Watford City North Dakota native and played under one of the most successful coaches in that states history, Fred Fridley. The Trojans finished 3-7 this past season, losing to Sheridan in the 4A quarterfinals 10-3. The Trojans open up the season on August 26th when they host Cheyenne East. That will also be the opening game of the week on AM 1400 ESPN.

Vance on offense:

Vance on defense: