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Coast Guard Academy women's basketball coach found dead in his car

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Smallpotatoes, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member


    I just noticed this on The Day's Web site. Never heard of the guy before. Don't know much about him, but it sounds very strange.
  2. I covered Coast Guard athletics for 10 years and knew Alex well. Found him to be funny and always easy to talk to for a story. As the story said, he was a Hall of Famer there and really lived and breathed the CGA, along with the likes of Pete Barry, Ray Cieplik, et al.

    Terrible news...and quite honestly, I'm really, really, really hoping this was from natural causes.

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  3. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Never knew him, but I was stationed across the river from the CGA for four years and spent lots of time on the Coastie base. Very sad. RIP.
  4. StormSurge

    StormSurge Active Member

  5. I Digress

    I Digress Guest

    Kid from our area plays on the team....wow
  6. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

  7. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Wow, wonder if there was a financial aspect to what drove him to take his life.
  8. StormSurge

    StormSurge Active Member

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