The Star honors Palo Verde coach Van Howe in 1973. Arizona Daily Star file photo

Howe said he often dreamed of a state championship, but “I always woke up early.” 

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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.