by Joe Santoro
Special to The R-C

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May 30, 2013
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Powers deserved more from departure

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . Gary Powers coached at the University of Nevada longer (31 years) than any coach in the history of the school, won more games (937) than any Nevada coach, sent nearly 100 players to the professional ranks and went to four NCAA regionals. It was sort of fitting, though, that Powers’ retirement announcement last Friday was made via a sterile university e-mail in the middle of the day while Powers was in his car driving back home from the Mountain West tournament. Powers, after all, never got the respect he deserved at …

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