Maggie Dixon still revered for her impact

Five years after her death, the Army coach continues to touch peoples' lives

Updated: April 8, 2011, 1:53 PM ET
By Elizabeth Merrill | ESPN.com

Micky Mallette hesitated to dial the number and ask. It was good news, which is something all of them could use, but who knew how Maggie Dixon's parents would react?

Jimmy and Marge Dixon had 28 years with their youngest girl Maggie; Mallette and the Army women's basketball team had only six months. But when the cadets huddled together for one last time, Maggie told them this: that it was the best time of her life. The team made pancakes together, danced and bowled and laughed. ...

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