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Back home again: Coaching legend Alford returns to roots


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Sam and Sharan Alford at their Sweetwater Lake home Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Nineveh, Indiana. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal


Sam Alford with his dog Chloe at his Sweetwater Lake home Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Nineveh, Indiana. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal


Randolph Scott took part in 105 movies during his legendary acting career, the majority black-and-white westerns still capable of holding one Sam Alford captive for two hours.

To Alford, who in 29 seasons as a boys high school basketball coach on Indiana soil produced 452 victories and positively influenced countless young men, Scott, who retired from acting in 1962 and has been deceased for 26 years, never made a bad movie.

Same goes for that Eastwood guy.

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