Rick Hurst is out as head football coach at Pepperell High School.

Hurst came to Pepperell in 2015 after 10 years as head coach at Eastside High School in Covington.

Last season Pepperell went 5-6 and lost to Mount Vernon in the first round of the state playoffs.

In 9 seasons, Hurst led the Dragons to an overall record of 61-40.