John Ritchie with Wilmington's 1973 MVC All-Star Team

John Ritchie, top row far left, passed away this past week at the age of 97. He was a longtime football coach at Wilmington High School and in this photo he was one of the assistant coaches of the 1973 MVC All-Star Team. Among the other familar faces include former TMHS Head Football Coach Bob Aylward (second row, far left), former WHS Head Coach Fred Bellissimo and the Town Crier’s own Rick Cooke (front row, second from right, No. 71).     (courtesy photo).

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