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High school basketball: Charles Earls, remembered as a vital part of Gainesville High's back-to-back state titles in 1980s, dies at 57
Charles Earls
Charles Earls, left, Patrick Hamilton, center and Cris Carpenter shown in a picture on April 16 during the Gainesville High Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The three players were part of the Red Elephants' back-to-back state championship runs in 1983 and 1984. Photo courtesy Jane Carpenter
Earls averaged 16.5 points and 13.5 rebounds a game for the state champion Red Elephants in 1984
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