Popular longtime San Marcos High School football coach and athletic director Sut “the Smilin’ Samoan” Puailoa died last weekend after a long illness. Puailoa coached the successful San Marcos gridiron teams of the 1970s, winning four Channel League titles. He also ran the school’s athletic program for 18 years and coached golf.
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Originally published 12:00 p.m., April 6, 2006
Updated 11:43 a.m., April 27, 2006
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