Hard-nosed but fair, Tom Nix created a lasting legacy at CBHS

By Updated: April 23, 2020 6:13 AM CT | Published: April 22, 2020 3:46 PM CT
<strong>A floral arrangement in honor of CBHS coach Tom Nix is placed in front of the stadium that bears his name on Wednesday, April 22. Nix died Wednesday morning at age 93.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

A floral arrangement in honor of CBHS coach Tom Nix is placed in front of the stadium that bears his name on Wednesday, April 22. Nix died Wednesday morning at age 93. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Legendary CBHS football coach Tom Nix, who died on Wednesday, is remembered by his former players as a caring disciplinarian. 

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TSSAA High School Football Tom Nix CBHS Tim McCarver
John Varlas

John Varlas

John Varlas is a lifelong Memphian who has covered high school sports in various capacities for over 20 years.


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