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Southern holds memorial in honor of Melanie Coleman

Hunter O. Lyle — Sports Editor Sam Tapper — Sports Writer Collages full of smiles portrayed the joy and passion many people said Melanie Coleman had for gymnastics, nursing and life in general. These were the themes conveyed in Pelz Gymnasium as the Southern community paid tribute to the late gymnast, who died on Nov. 10, after a fatal accident

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Gymnast dies after training accident

Hunter O. Lyle — Sports Editor By Sam Tapper– Sports Writer On Sunday night, three-year gymnastics athlete Melanie Coleman, a junior majoring in nursing, died after a severe injury she sustained while training on Friday. “Her coaches and professors describe Melanie as a special young woman, who excelled both in the classroom and in the gym,” said President Joe Bertolino.“Our deepest sympathies

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