Golden Eagles ready to soar in coming season
|Feather River College freshman Nicholas Caruso, left, drives around sophomore guard Marcus Harden in a practice game.|
Every season has its sports; the changing colors of an approaching winter in Plumas County generally (excluding skiers and their mountain-bound schussing) means taking the action indoors as the temperatures drop, the snow falls and the hoop dreams of Feather River College basketball players grow in intensity.
The men’s program at FRC has been led by head coach Randy Rick since 1999. In that first year he put together a 25-5 record and brought home the first Golden Valley Conference championship for the previously floundering teams.
Under Rick’s tutelage FRC has won six Golden Valley Conference championships and has turned out more Division 1 players than any team in the conference. Four former Eagles currently play professionally overseas internationally. Seven former players are now high school basketball head coaches while one player was drafted by the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers out of the community college level. Write comment (0 Comments)