Northern Kentucky Football Legend Mike Murphy Has Died

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    Newport High School - 1974

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    What a great Tribute @Colonels_Wear_Blue to one of the Finest Bluebirds you will ever meet! His time in Ft Thomas will always be cherished dear to Heart.....RIP Coach Murph!

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    Question of curiosity (as most questions are). Why would he leave what appears to be a highly successful run at Highlands for the same role at Newport?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jackie Ed View Post
    Question of curiosity (as most questions are). Why would he leave what appears to be a highly successful run at Highlands for the same role at Newport?
    He went from a teaching position at HHS to an administrative position (Director of Pupil Personnel) for all of Newport Schools.


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    So sorry to hear this. He leaves a great legacy.

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    Great man and always that coach that would go out of his way to embrace current/former players or for that matter any Highlands player

    One of the most important building blocks of the dynasty built in Ft Thomas...#standontheshouldersofthosebeforeyou

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    The man was a winner.

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