New role lands player of week honor for Ridgeland's Jeremiah Turner

Staff Photo by Robin Rudd / Ridgeland's Jeremiah Turner (35), gets past Heritage's Logan Lowe (12), on a way to a Panther touchdown. The Heritage Generals visited the Ridgeland Panthers in a GHSA football game on October 16, 2020.
photo Staff Photo by Robin Rudd / Ridgeland's Jeremiah Turner (35), gets past Heritage's Logan Lowe (12), on a way to a Panther touchdown. The Heritage Generals visited the Ridgeland Panthers in a GHSA football game on October 16, 2020.

At 0-5 and facing the start of region play, Ridgeland football coach Kip Klein and his staff knew the only way to salvage what was supposed to be a promising season was to shake some things up.

With Region 7-AAAA rival Heritage coming to Bowers & Painter Field to open league play there was no more time to keep doing what hadn't worked. Not only were the Panthers winless, but they had been outscored by an astounding 227 to 33.

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