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It is easy being Greene

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Every coach has a style, whether it be loud and in your face or more laid back.  At Fair Park, third year head coach Mike Greene's style is tough to label, but whatever he's doing, it's working.

Greene has led the Indians to their first winning season since 1995... And we're not yet done.  In a special report, Tatum Everett takes us inside Fair Park to see how Coach Greene's approach has taken a team that went 1-9 last year to 6-1 so far this year.

In this story we listen to Greene during practice as he mixes his fun approach with teaching skills and a strong demeanor which has brought respect and results from his players.  We also hear from several of his players on what their special coach has meant to them.

Greene has been a fixture on the Shreveport high school football coaching scene since 1987.  Greene explains in the feature story how he never understood coaches who liked to move around because he has stayed a long time at each of his three jobs.  He started at Loyola Prep, then went to Airline and now Fair Park.  After his team's first loss of the season, last Friday to Northwood, this week Fair Park will travel to Greene's first stop, Loyola.

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