A documentary preserves memories of Coach Jerry C. Johnson and LOC’s 1975 national title

Directed by Memphian Morreco Coleman, the documentary is in several film festivals

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 30, 2020 4:12 PM CT

Memphis director Morreco Coleman’s “1st Forgotten Champions,” about the life of legendary LOC coach Jerry C. Johnson and his Division III national title team, is part of the International Black Film Festival, available for online viewing Oct. 1. 


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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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