Bill Mehle, far right, poses for a photo with the Arizona Daily Star's All-City High School Basketball Team in 1975. Arizona Daily Star file photo

His Rincon Rangers teams played in state championship games in 1975, 1976 and 1978. His 1971 team went 21-1. Although the Rangers didn’t win the state title, Mehle was 244-64 at the school and Tucson’s recognized power school in the ’60s and ’70s. 

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