Sunday, November 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Coach Edward “Speed” Alexander in a Bellwood baseball field this summer. | Sebastian Hidalgo
During a Sept. 5 regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees, Coach Edward “Speed” Alexander stood at the podium reserved for public comment. He seemed spiritually and mentally exhausted, like a winded prize fighter concentrating on staying up while longing for the bell to ring, signaling a brief moment of rest.