BREAKING NEWS: Legendary coach Red Parker dies at 82

By: 
Josh Briggs
Staff Writer

According to Ricky Mooney, Harmony Grove High School athletic director, legendary head football coach Jimmy "Red" Parker passed away this morning.

Parker had been in and out of the hospital numerous times over the past few months, battling heart-related illnesses.

Parker resigned from coaching following the 2015 season with Harmony Grove, ending a 62-year career that led him to the helm of a number of college and high school teams, including Clemson University.

For a full story on Parker's passing see Tuesday's issue of The Saline Courier.