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Roy Walton, 1980

Posted on October 24, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
Tates Creek High School football coach Roy Walton talked with quarterback Ronnie Long during a game on September 5, 1980. The long-time Tates Creek coach accumulated most of his 219 victories in 26 years of coaching there. He led the Commodores to an undefeated season and state championship in 1972 and an at-large state title in 1978. He retired after the 1992 season. Walton died in 2010 at age 80. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

Tates Creek High School football coach Roy Walton talked with quarterback Ronnie Long during a game on Sept. 5, 1980. Walton accumulated most of his 219 victories in 26 years of coaching at Tates Creek. He led the Commodores to an undefeated season and a state championship in 1972 and an at-large state title in 1978. He retired after the 1992 season. Walton died in 2010 at age 80.  A scholarship fund is being established in his honor.  Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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