Saturday, January 24, 2009

Kay Yow (1942-2009): Basketball loses a giant as N.C. State coach and former Olympic coach dies

"From childhood until her final days, Yow engaged in the game she loved, but eventually she transcended it. In a hotly competitive sport, her gentle manner taught mutual respect. And in recent years, her energy drained and her features drawn by cancer, her presence courtside reminded all in the arena that no matter how urgent the contest, it was only a game. What mattered most, Yow said, was winning in life." ...
  • Raleigh News Observer

  • Note - the photo above was taken in December 14, 2008 of Yow after an N.C. State game

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