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‘He’d do anything for you’: John Powless, 88, remembered for his love of tennis and people

John Powless played a lot of tennis over the years and was itching to get back on the court one more time. But Powless died at his home Thursday morning after a long illness. The former University of Wisconsin men’s basketball and tennis coach, who built a competitive career playing the latter sport at the international level after his coaching career had ended, was 88.