Amphi head coach Vern Friedli talks with quarterback Andy Humphreys during the second quarter of Amphi's game against Santa Rita High School, Friday Oct. 5, 2007.

He retired in 2011 with 331 victories after 36 years wearing the Panther green. He was unsurpassed as a leader of young men.

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