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Former Brother Rice coach passes away

01/22/2013, 10:35pm CST
By Pat Disabato

Brother Rice’s winningest football coach, Tom Mitchell, died on Tuesday after an apparent heart attack.

Tom Mitchell, the winningest football coach in Brother Rice High School history, died Tuesday after an apparent heart attack.

He was 72.

Mitchell amassed a 170-95 mark over a 26-year career, including the Class 6A state championship in 1981. He also guided the Crusaders to a second-place finish in 6A in 1985. He retired in 1992.

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