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Ed Miracle, coach of Ky. HS football dyanasty, has died

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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- A former high school coach known for creating an eastern Kentucky football dynasty in the 1950s and '60s has died.

Ed Miracle died Thursday at a hospice center in Richmond, according to the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Miracle was 83 years old.

Family members told the Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/UUHtFP ) that Miracle had been ill for several months.

He was best known as the man who coached the former Lynch High School in Harlan County to 13 Class A district championships, eight state finals appearances and four state titles.

He also coached winning basketball and football teams in Madison County, where he was a coach and athletic director until he retired in 1992.

He was inducted into the KHSAA/Dawahares Hall of Fame the year he retired.

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Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader, http://www.kentucky.com

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