Calhoun High School football coach Hal Lamb has announced his retirement.

The announcement brings a close Lamb’s 23 year coaching career. He spent the last 21 with Calhoun.

During his time at Calhoun Lamb led the Jackets to a 233-37 record, three state titles (2011, 2014, 2017) and 18 straight region titles spanning from 2001-2018.

The Jackets also own a 138 game winning streak in region play.

Lamb has also finished state runner up five times and been to the final four two additional.

His first two years as a head coach was spent at Upson-Lee

In all, Lamb finishes his career 238-52.

Calhoun City Schools also announced that the field at Phil Reeve Stadium will be named in Lamb’s honor.

It has been announced that Calhoun will name Clay Stephenson as the next head coach to succeed Lamb. Stephenson has been an assistant coach under Lamb for more than a decade.