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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

From Des Moines: Legendary high school girls' basketball coach Dean Roe dies
Dean Roe left the game, but the game never left him.

Roe, a passionate six-player girls’ basketball coach who became one of 12 Iowans to win more than 600 games in the sport he loved, has died.

The 84-year-old had a 685-291 record in a 45-year career at Stuart-Menlo and four other schools. His wins total ranks ninth-best in state history.