by Dave Price
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August 2, 2013
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Gary Lundergreen: Whittell’s Original Warrior

Carson Valley native and longtime George Whittell High School coach Gary Lundergreen passed away last week at age 78 leaving a legacy as coach, educator, and a whole lot more.

Though best known for his success in 22 seasons as football coach in Zephyr Cove, including two state championships, Lundergreen shaped the lives of students at Whittell for the better part of four decades and did so by using a foundation of old-fashioned values. Richard Brandt spoke about those values in a 1988 interview with The R-C after Whittell’s Class A state championship season.

“I don’t think you’ll find a …

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