Marana's Tiger Pride Stadium

The 50-yard-line view of the logo and artificial turf at Marana High School's football stadium at the school in Marana, Ariz., Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star

In the late ’60s and early ’70s, the Tigers were a dominant state power in all sports. The ’67 football team was led by All-State running back Cleveland Colter and quarterback Tony Komadina, averaging 53 points per game, a state record. It beat Round Valley 21-7 in the title game. 


Greg graduated from Utah State, worked at two Utah newspapers, the St. Petersburg Times, the Albany Democrat-Herald in Oregon and moved to Tucson to cover UA football and baseball. He became the Star's sports columnist in 1984.