Ed Pepple, the winningest basketball coach in Washington high school history, died Monday at age 88 after a battle with cancer. The Mercer Island legend impacted many lives in his decades-long coaching career.
On this week’s episode of the SBLive Washington podcast, analyst Dan Dickau spoke to a variety of individuals who share stories and memories of coach Pepple: former Prairie High School basketball coach Eric Hjort (8:44 mark), former UW standout Scott Didrickson (16:16), Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Chad Forcier (20:44), Calabasas (Calif.) boys coach Jon Palarz (39:46), former Mercer Island standout Diron Mobley (27:06) and Rainier Beach great and NBA player Jamal Crawford (47:11).
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