South Davidson Coach Dies Suddenly

DENTON— Mike Crowell, head football and wrestling coach at South Davidson High School died suddenly on Sunday morning, according to various media reports.

Crowell had been at South Davidson for almost 30 years. He was in his fifth year as head football coach and had guided South to an NCHSAA state 1-A dual team wrestling championship in 2003 in a sport he had coached for many years.

School officials said Sunday that Crowell died of an apparent heart attack.

He graduated from Denton High School in 1978 and played baseball at Pfeiffer College.