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High school basketball

Bob Bliss, first EB boys basketball coach, also remembered as overcomer, fierce competitor, lifelong mentor

By PAUL SCHENKEL

Sports Editor, THE PAPER

Posted 10/21/23

One of the members of the eastern Burke County Mount Rushmore of the modern boys basketball game passed away last week.  Robert Eugene "Bob" Bliss, Sr., died on Oct. 12. He was 88.  From …

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