Pueblo High School coach Roland LaVetter hugs guard Lafayette Lever in the Arizona AAA basketball championship game vs. Rincon High School in Tempe, Ariz., on March 4, 1978. Jose Galvez / Arizona Daily Star

Jose Galvez / Arizona Daily Star

With back-to-back state championships at Pueblo in 1977 and 1978 – including a 28-0 club in ’78 – LaVetter moved to Pueblo in 1981 and coached there until 1989, retiring with more than 200 victories. 

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