The Power of Iron Dread

The arrival of Coach Jacobs and Coach Whittaker breathes new life into Dexter athletics By Jimmy Fortuna-Peak The beginning of the new football season brought two new faces to DHS, Head Coach Phil Jacobs and assistant coach Chris Whittaker, who took roles as coaches and DHS faculty members. Their initial goal was to rebuild the football program by getting the players in shape and making them physically stronger. Now, they’re expanding this weight room mentality to the rest of Dexter athletics. While Jacobs and Whittaker are both primarily football coaches,…

BREAKING: Phil Jacobs Named DHS Football Coach

Jacobs comes to DHS from Siena Heights University By Joe Ramey With no usurp needed, Dexter’s former varsity football coach Garrett Chapel (who held the job for 22 days), resigned, calling for a new search to begin and a new spot to be filled. Within a month of his resignation, the spot has been filled and it been filled heftily. Phil Jacobs, a former varsity coach at Adrian High School and current outside linebackers coach at Siena Heights, was named head coach on Thursday. Jacobs plans to make an appearance next…