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Long-time Coach Clyde Peek Passes Away At Age 95

           CHARLOTTE—A long-time coach in several sports, Clyde Peek died Friday morning at his home in Charlotte at the age of 95, according to a report in the Hendersonville Times-News.

            Peek was the head football coach at West Mecklenburg for 19 years. Prior to that, he was a highly successful men’s basketball coach at the old Etowah High School in Henderson County from 1949-53, posting a record of 149-25 during that stint.

            Etowah later was consoidated into West Henderson High School.

            From Etowah, he went to Mars Hill High School, where he was head football, basketball and baseball coach for nine years before heading to Mecklenburg County.

            After his retirement, Peek was inducted into the West Mecklenbug High School Hall of Fame.

            The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon in Charlotte.