Recap of the Star's countdown of Tucson's top 25 high school football coaches of all time that concludes on Sunday, Aug. 3.

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Gary Minor quickly turned Ironwood Ridge's football team into a heavyweight contender.

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Ed Brown started Cholla's program from scratch and led the Chargers to their first postseason victory.

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Paul Petty helped put Sunnyside's football team on the map.

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Pre-Friedli, Panthers won it all in 1975.

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Welchert helped Salpointe reach the state finals in 1991.

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Don Hawkins led Marana to back-to-back state titles in 1967 and 1968.

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Lou Farber won the city’s first Class AA state title game with Pueblo.

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He led Canyon del Oro to its first state championship game in 30 years.

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Ed Doherty finished off an illustrious coaching career by setting the groundwork at Salpointe Catholic.

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Bob Smith led Canyon del Oro to consecutive state titles.

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Jason “Red” Greer led Tucson High to 19 straight wins and two state titles.

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Sabino’s Jay Campos is the youngest coach to reach 100 wins in Southern Arizona history.

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Matt Johnson helped turn Ironwood Ridge into one of the state’s premier programs.

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Todd Mayfield led Palo Verde to the 4A-II state title in 2005.

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John Mallamo helped return Tucson High to the top after a downfall.

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Nemer Hassey has twice reached the state finals and has never had a losing season.

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Coach-turned-principal took Caballeros to six state finals.

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Coach went 134-76 over nearly two decades at the school. 

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Howard Breinig turned Sahuaro to a postseason regular.

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Dennis Bene, a former Lancers QB, led the school to its first crown in 2013.

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Mastermind behind Tucson 32-game streak won four straight state titles.

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Scurran has taken CDO, Sabino, Santa Rita and Foothills to playoffs. 

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Tucson High boss posted one of best seasons ever.

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No. 2 Richard Sanchez

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Friedli led Amphitheater to 288 wins and three state championship games over 36 seasons.