Sunnyside wrestling coach Bobby DeBerry, March 8, 2005. Dean Knuth / Arizona Daily Star

Dean Knuth / Arizona Daily Star

After graduating from Tucson High, DeBerry found work at the Federal Bureau of Prisons, teaching P.E. to inmates as he struggled to find a career path. He ultimately enrolled at Pima College, earned a degree at Arizona and was hired to be Canyon del Oro’s wrestling coach in 1986. He retired from Sunnyside at 50, his legacy secure.

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