Close Beloved Calallen coach passes away The Calallen Wildcats are mourning the loss of long-time assistant coach Jim Cliburn. John-Thomas Kobos, KIII 8:19 AM. CDT August 07, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST CORPUS CHRISTI (KIIINEWS) - Cliburn served as a part of Phil Danaher's coaching staff for 29-years before retiring. Family and friends say the former assistant coach was battling cancer. Cliburn was 70-years-old. © 2017 KIII-TV CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Woman sentenced for posing as nurse Man killed in head-on collision One arrested in Alice drug raid Robstown residents embrace mascot Employee fired after phone found hidden Man killed in fall from grain storage tank Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas Blitz Week 5 - Segment 1 Opening statements heard in murder trial Bill's Forecast More Stories Country Music Hall of Famer Mel Tillis dead at 85 Nov 19, 2017, 10:01 a.m. Now on Amazon.com: 44 amazing Black Friday deals Nov 18, 2017, 1:31 p.m. Dr. is in: How to control weight gain during the… Nov 19, 2017, 7:36 a.m.