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Swim coach, teams named to GRHS Hall of Fame listing


Among the inductees in the 2015 Green River High School Hall of Fame is a coach responsible for bringing the school four consecutive state titles.

Jack Beard, as well as the 1974-1977 boys swim teams, will be inducted in a ceremony Sept. 5 and will be introduced during halftime at the Sept. 4 football game. Beard was the school’s first swimming coach, taking the position after the Monroe Pool was completed.

Beard, born and raised in Thermopolis, was a member of the Thermopolis Bobcats football team in high school. After completing the requirements to become a teacher, he taught and coache...

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