Women's Hoops Blog

Inane commentary on a game that deserves far better

Sunday, May 30, 2010

A different kind of economic story:

Through middle and senior high school, Riccardi never missed a game. He surprised everyone from the bleachers to the court in 2007 during his daughter Julia's sophomore year at Vines High School. He announced that he was providing two-year scholarships at Collin County Community College for the 15 players and team manager.

"I had watched these incredible girls playing and growing together as a team," Riccardi said. "They were all talented in so many ways. I wanted to make sure they all had the opportunity to attend college."