Follow The Republic:
Staff Reports Richard “Zelmo” Beatty recalls his former Seymour High School basketball coach with fondness and respect, a man who offered life lessons and demanded much in return. “He was fair and a great person,” Beatty, a Class of 1971 graduate, said Thursday of Lloyd E. “Barney” Scott. Scott, 85, died Wednesday at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour. “He taught you a lot of things about life that you wouldn’t get otherwise,” Beatty said. “He believed in you and he respected you, but he demanded a lot out of you.” Scott was a longtime boys varsity basketball coach and later served Seymour Community Schools as its financial director before retiring. He coached the Owls to a 25-1 season in 1970 and won 11 sectional and six regional championships.
Don't settle for a preview.
Subscribe today to see the full story!
All comments are moderated before posting. Your email address must be verified with Disqus in order for your comment to appear.
View our commenting guidelines and FAQ's here.
All content copyright ©2014 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.