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December 15, 2017

Supporters rally for youth wrestling coach

Jen and Doug Conroy address supporters of the Lil Rams wrestling program Thursday night at the ballfields across from the Ringgold Middle School in Finleyville.

By KRISTIE LINDEN

klinden@yourmvi.com

About 50 people — coaches, parents and kids of the Lil Rams Wrestling program and coaches and wrestlers from other districts — showed up at the ballfields across from Ringgold Middle School last night to support embattled coach Doug Conroy.

The longtime coach agreed Tuesday to temporarily step away amid accusations of using racist language on social media.

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