Posts tagged with "Doc Fowlkes"

Remembering ‘Doc,’ Decatur High’s No. 1 fan

Posted by March 6, 2015

By Bill Banks, contributor I can’t remember when I first met Doc and Gwen Fowlkes. I’ve been going to Decatur High football and basketball—later softball and baseball—games regularly since the mid-1990s. Somewhere along the way Doc and Gwen were always there, like a couple of exclamation points in the middle of drab paragraph. Doc approached […]

No. 1 fan dies shortly after historic win by Decatur girls basketball team

Posted by February 25, 2015

This story has been updated.  By Bill Banks, contributor Decatur’s girls rode the broad shoulders of junior post Janay Williams’ 23 points and 22 rebounds and now will keep cruising, straight to Columbus for their first Final Four appearance since 1972. Playing before the season’s largest crowd at the DHS Arena, third-ranked Decatur beat seventh-ranked […]

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