SAGINAW COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME

1989-1990

1990-1991

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CLASS OF 2003

1987-1988

THE NOUVEL CATHOLIC CENTRAL STATE CHAMPIONS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL '86-87, '87-'88, '89-'90, '90-'91.

Nouvel Catholic Central Boys State Basketball Champions

1987 * 1988 * 1990 * 1991
The Nouvel Catholic Central varsity basketball team became

the first boy’s team from Saginaw County to win back-to-back

state championships. They eventually won four state titles in

five seasons with a combined record of 94-16. The Panthers,

under coach Jim Carideo, captured its first state title in Class

C in 1986-87 when they defeated Benzonia Benzie Central

72-59. They finished with an overall record of 24-3 on the season.

The next season (1987-88), Carideo’s Panthers defeated

Roscommon to cap a 25-3 season and its second consecutive

Class C title. Joe Ricard took over for Carideo and two years

later (1989-90) Catholic Central wound up in the state

championship game against Ishpeming, coming away with a

78-59 victory. NCC finished the season with a 24-4 mark.

The Panthers made it four titles in five years when they

captured the 1990-91 championship when they toppled Iron

River-West Iron County 51-37. Nouvel finished the season with a 21-6 record.

1986-1987