The Salpointe Catholic football team jumps into the stands to celebrate with fans after the Division II state championship high school football game between Scottsdale Chaparral and Salpointe Catholic on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Ariz. Salpointe won the state title with a 46-20 victory over the Firebirds. Photo by Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star

Dennis Bene’s Lancers outscored the opposition 697-101 and blew out longtime Phoenix superpower Scottsdale Chaparral 46-20 in the state championship 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.