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Long-time Advance volleyball coach honored

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Eighty-six-year-old Mildred Wiggins coached volleyball in Advance for 21 years. Eighty-six-year-old Mildred Wiggins coached volleyball in Advance for 21 years.
Wiggins told us she had no idea and this is a tremendous honor for her and her community. Wiggins told us she had no idea and this is a tremendous honor for her and her community.
Many of Mildred's former students made the trip back for the big surprise. Many of Mildred's former students made the trip back for the big surprise.
Wiggins said she owes all the credit to her friends and family for making this day possible. Wiggins said she owes all the credit to her friends and family for making this day possible.
ADVANCE, MO (KFVS) -

An Advance coaching legend got a surprise Friday night when she found out she was the newest member of the Missouri Volleyball Coaches Hall of Fame.

Eighty-six-year-old Mildred Wiggins coached volleyball in Advance for 21 years. Wiggins told us she had no idea and this is a tremendous honor for her and her community.

Many of Mildred's former students made the trip back for the big surprise. Wiggins said she owes all the credit to her friends and family for making this day possible.

She won 367 games in her 21 year career and is still a fan of Advance sports, not missing hardly any home games.

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