Coach’s playbook includes life lessons

Posted: December 9, 2012 at 3:07 a.m.

Ed Johnson, better known as Coach Ed, questions Dylan Lowery, 12, the varsity captain of the Sunset Tigers, about why he left his helmet at home before a practice at their field in Little Rock’s Southside Park on Sept. 19.

A dozen boys at a time gather around an assistant football coach as he unleashes a haze of mosquito spray.

Coach Ed Johnson

Coach Ed Johnson is retiring after 40 years of leading the three football teams of the Sunset Tigers in south Little Rock. (By Rick McFarland)
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