News A legend by any Stan-dard

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    Four decades of involvement entitles a man to indulge in a little nostalgia.

    “In professional sports,’’ muses Stan Schwartz, “you certainly experience your share of ups and downs.

    “One day you’re at the top of Mount Everest planting the flag and the next day you’re at the bottom of Death Valley …

    “Looking for water.

    “But it’s been a great ride.”

    Since arriving on scene as an assistant coach on Bob Baker’s Calgary Stampeders’ coaching staff in 1976, he has been a constant, reassuring, calming presence out on Crowchild Trail North.

    The term ‘end of an era’ tends to lose much of its impact nowadays due to overuse.

    In this case, though, it fits.
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