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Glenwood News 

A fond farewell to Coach Eldred


December 11, 2019

Glenwood has lost a true icon. Hearts are heavy here in our community as we learn of the passing of Tom Eldred, long-time coach and teacher here. He coached more than one generation of Glenwood students and took many of his teams to State. Even after retirement, Tom continued to assist and encourage the track teams. The team gave themselves the name “Team Eldred” and were proud to practice and hold meets at Glenwood School’s Eldred Field.

Last spring, the first stop the Glenwood track team made upon returning from the State tournament in Cheney was to his house, to show “Eldred” the medals they won, including Brooklyn Emerson’s State Champion first place medal in the pole vau...

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