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Capital City boys basketball program under new leadership


The Capital City boys basketball team is now under new leadership after the district announced Wednesday that Ryan Fick will take over for previous head coach Darrin Young.

Young first joined the Cavaliers in 2019.

Fick has 24 years of coaching experience, 17 of which come from his time as the varsity basketball coach at Blair Oaks High School. With the Falcons, the team made two trips to the final four, five trips to the state quarterfinals and won 10 district championships.

“We are committed to building champion programs at JC Schools,” said Jefferson City School District
superintendent Bryan McGraw. “In order to do that, we need champion leaders. Coach Fick has been a
champion player and coach throughout his career. We can’t wait to see what is on the horizon at Capital City High School.”

Fick has been in education for over 24 years with teaching experience including his first three years in the
Jefferson City School District followed by four years in the New Bloomfield R-III School District before
transitioning to the Blair Oaks R-II School District. He has taught geography, social studies, physical educationand health at the high school and middle school levels.

This past season, the Cavaliers went 7-18 losing in the first round of districts 79-37 to cross-town rival Jefferson City.

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