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Sports career cut short by shaving cream revived 53 years later

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By The Staff

By GOOSE LINDSAY

rcsports@bellsouth.net

Fifty-three years ago, Ken Mink was gearing up for his sophomore basketball season at a Kentucky junior college when he was expelled from school.

Mink professed innocence in the vandalism of his coach’s office, but it would not matter.

His dream of playing college basketball skidded to a halt.

Now Mink is getting a second chance to finish what he started.

The 73-year-old from Knoxville is playing basketball for Roane State Community College.


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