Hero: Howard Ellis

August 25, 2002

Stability is one of the key ingredients in maintaining a successful program, be it in athletics, business, or any other endeavor.

In Lincoln County, an important aspect in maintaining stability in its football program has been the retention of assistant coaches. Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator Howard Ellis has turned down very good offers to remain in Lincolnton, and is starting his 22nd season with the Red Devils. His even temper, his counseling of players, and his persistence have greatly helped the Red Devils set their amazing records since 1980.

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