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Longtime Gulfport coach has loved guiding ‘troublemakers’

There were two things Prince Jones said he would never do: coach sports and get married. But now, after nearly 40 years of coaching, 11 state championships, hundreds of track meet wins and 48 years of marriage, he knows there is nothing he could have wanted more.

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Retired Gulfport coach can't stay away from the track

Former track coach Prince Jones talks about his years at Gulfport. He retired in 2007 after nearly 40 years of coaching, 11 state championships and hundreds of track meet wins. Even though he is officially retired he can still be found helping students with their times or jumps.
Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com
Retired Gulfport coach can't stay away from the track 1:36

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