Russell Rickers – WHS Class of 1949

Football ’46-49 – played for coaches Milt Osterberg and John Kirkeby
Basketball ’46-49 – played for coaches Milt Osterberg, Lem Herting, and Ken Thompson
Baseball ’46-49 – played for coaches Milt Osterberg, John Curran, and Dan Regnier

College – Worthington Junior College – Football, Basketball

Russ and his wife, Janet, have 3 children, Joe, John, and Sue all of whom participated in Worthington High School Sports.  He served in the military in ’51-52. From 1953 to 1981 Russ had a local photography business He then worked for Crippled Children’s School Inc. from 1982- 1990. Russ was on the committee to organize Trojan Sports Booster Club and served as the President. He was inducted into the Trojan Hall of Fame in 1990.

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