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Coach who led Mustangs to 1978 title was nearly fired

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.

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