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Madison Plains Basketball Coach Dies

Madison Plains Basketball Coach Dies

Jeff Spradlin who served as the boys varsity basketball coach at Madison Plains High School passed away Friday night at the school after conducting a practice session.

The 51-year-old Spradlin, reportedly had left the Madison Plains Junior High School and walked back to the high school, where he collapsed in a hallway from a heart attack. Custodial staff found him & called 911 & began efforts to revive him but was unable to.

Spradlin had served as the Golden Eagles head coach since 2006, and this past season squad was coming off a (14-10) season, which they had finished (8-6) in their last season as a member of the SCOL.

The squad had also captured their second sectional title in four years under Spradlin.

School officials announced that grief counselors were at the school Monday.


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