Ashley football coach Jeff Turner stepping away to battle cancer


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–In high school sports there are always coaching changes from year to year, some are expected, some are not.

Ashley head football coach Jeff Turner told the StarNews on Sunday that he would be stepping down from his position to continue his fight against multiple myeloma cancer. Turner is currently in Houston, TX receiving treatment.

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In his three years with the Eagles, Turner compiled at 13-29 record. Jeff says once he has defeated cancer he would love to return to the football sidelines in the future.