Joe Newton

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Newton in 2009

Joe Newton (1929 – December 9, 2017) was an American high school cross country and track coach. He was a coach at York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois. He coached for over fifty years. He won 28 Illinois state cross country titles and one track state title. A documentary, The Long Green Line, about his life and career was made.

Newton died on December 9, 2017, at the age of 88.[1]

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  1. Clark, Mike (December 9, 2017). "Legendary York cross country coach Joe Newton dies at 88". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved December 10, 2017.