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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by NOLA.COM:

Wayne Reese Sr., one of the New Orleans area’s most influential coaches for five decades and the head football coach at McDonogh 35, is among the latest to die from the novel coronavirus.

The 74-year-old Reese had been hospitalized for several days. His top assistant coach, Frank Daggs, choked back tears as he confirmed Reese’s death and said he was not ready to talk about the loss of his colleague Thursday afternoon.

The article goes on to state the following:

Reese was a fixture and a beacon for high school football in the Orleans Parish Public Schools system. His 41-year head coaching career was punctuated by seasons at Carver, where he coached running back Marshall Faulk, who went on to NFL stardom.

The report states that “Reese, who spent the past 19 years at McDonogh 35, also was head coach at Washington-Marion in Lake Charles.”

The tributes have poured in on Twitter:

“Prayers to the family of Wayne Reese, Sr. Coach Reese passed away due to coronavirus. He captured his 250th victory this past season,” Catholic League Sports wrote.

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