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Tuscaloosa football complex to honor former coach

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TUSCALOOSA - AL -

Tuscaloosa's school board decides to name Central High School's football field, locker rooms and press box the Lue C. Mims Jr. Football Complex.  The renaming is in honor of the late high school coach.  The board unanimously approved the measure Tuesday evening.  Mims, who died in 1998, coached football at Tuscaloosa Junior High and Druid High School, the only high school that blacks could attend before desegregation ended in the 1960s. 

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