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Maury Halleck, right, coached San Marcos High to a runner-up finish in the CIF basketball championships, but the 26-1 Royals were No. 1 in the hearts of their fans. At left is John Ward, who was an assistant coach for the Royals and later coached at Bishop Diego and Carpinteria. Ward died of cancer in 2010, and Halleck died last Sunday at 86.

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