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John and Kathe Ketchem congratulate former Payson High School teacher and wrestling coach Dennis Pirch (far left) during his surprise retirement party held three years ago at the Tonto Apache gymnasium. Pirch has recently been selected to the Arizona Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

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Ex-Payson coach goes to Hall of Fame

Dennis Pirch recognized for wrestling work

Modest, unpretentious, humble, self-effacing — all are adjectives that over the years have been used to describe former Payson High School wrestling coach and teacher Dennis Pirch.


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