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Martin Fennelly - November 2015
Billy Turner, former head coach of Hillsborough High's winning football team, is retired and currently battling cancer. His diagnosis has not stopped him from contributing to his true passion, coaching football. Though these days Turner sits on the sidelines rather than standing, that's about all that's changed for the 77-year old's coaching methods. He assists his son Brian Turner as he coaches the Sickles High School football team to victory.
A former player for Turner, Jeff Blum, knows him well and grins as he says, "He's not fighting cancer — cancer is fighting him." Turner's son Brian thinks that it's football that's keeping his father going, stating "The kids just love him. Dad has that effect on people."
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Original source: www.tbo.com