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Former Paris football coach Randy Reese inducted into KHSAA Hall of Fame

Randy Reese was inducted in the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame class of 2023 this past Sunday at the Central Bank Center at Rupp Arena.

Randy Reese spent four decades as a football coach across multiple Kentucky high schools. Reese earned his first KHSAA Football Class 1A state championship during his first season as Ludlow head coach in 1975. He went on to add back-to-back state titles behind undefeated seasons at Paris in 1981 and 1982, as well as a runner-up finish in 1984 and a 38-game winning streak over the span. Reese was awarded Coach of the Year honors during each of his championship seasons. He has previously been inducted into the Paris Greyhound Hall of Fame, as well as his alma mater’s Norwood High School (Ohio) Athletic Hall of Fame, earning a spot on the Marietta College (Ohio) All-Decade Team for his accomplishments as a player. Reese began his coaching career in his home state of Ohio, first in the college ranks as a graduate assistant at Ohio University before stops as an assistant coach at Franklin High School and Deer Park High School. He also coached at Henderson County and Warren East.

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