76ers

Near the end of my junior year at Independence High School in 1984, our wrestling coach, Jesse Barajas, let the team know that a young stud, Marco Sanchez, an eighth grader from one of the feeder middle schools (Sheppard), would be coming to join the 76ers at IHS the following year. We didn’t know a …

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Yo Jay!

Today I caught up with an old friend from high school, Jay Castro. He and I talked about kids, family and career. It’s the longest conversation I’ve had with him since 1985. Back in those days, we were conjugating verbs in high school Spanish class. Outside of class, we were casual friends, greeting each other …

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