Coach suffered heart attack

He could be back in the gridiron in a few short weeks

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

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You can’t keep a good coach down. He’ll be back.

Those are words to describe Gravette football coach Duke Mobley who was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Monday morning.

Mobley, the Lions defensive coordinator, suffered the heart attack during the Lions first full practice session. The temperature had hovered in the upper 90s at the time of the attack.

The coach, who is idolized by the Lions squad, was taken to Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette and later taken by helicopter to Mercy Medical Center Hospital in Rogers where a stent was installed in a blocked artery.

Norman Mitchell, Athletic Director at Gravette High School, emphasized how fortunate it is there is a hospital in Gravette. The ...


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