Joe Newton -RIP

Dec 12, 2017

Joe Newton passed away last Saturday, December 9, 2017. 49 years ago he was my freshman year HS track coach at York HS in Elmhurst, IL. If you're reading this blog- you already know he was/is the greatest HS cross-country coach in U.S. history. Below- is a yearbook team photo of me sitting next to Mr. Newton.   You already know he won 28 Illinois State Cross Country Championships and another for Track and Field during his years as coach at York. You also already know or have read that he treated each and every athlete with love, compassion, respect...equally. 












-Milt Priggee

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