Gulfport Coaching Great Ronnie Cuevas needs kidney transplant


Gulfport Coaching Great Ronnie Cuevas is using a recent diagnosis to shed light on the need for donors when it comes to kidney transplants.

A 2015 inductee into the Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame, Cuevas has stage four renal failure and is searching for a donor.

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According to a Facebook post made by his family, Cuevas also wants to bring awareness to the need for donors worldwide, citing a waiting list of more than 600 people at the Tulane Medical Center alone.

On a positive note, Cuevas is in good enough overall physical health to accept a transplant rather than go the route of dialysis.

Cuevas is Gulfport’s all-time winningest coach with an overall record of 142-95 across 35 years of coaching with other stops at Harrison Central and Starkville.


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