Editor’s note: The following was published Dec. 3, 1978, in The Boston Globe after Medford beat Walpole, 29-8, in the Division 1 Super Bowl. In contrast to the expanded playoff format now in place, in those days only four postseason games were played to determine the Eastern Mass. champions.
Coach who led Mustangs to 1978 title was nearly fired
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