Sonora High boys basketball coach Rick Francis just won his 500th game last week, and has his Wildcats 10-0 and atop the Valley Oak League. Francis is this weeks FOCUS, what makes him tick, and what makes his school so good?  Francis says repetition, reviewing films and spending time his ball players are all big contributors to his success. Francis directing players on court. Marcus Cendro in background.
(Bart Ah You / The Modesto Bee)
Sonora High boys basketball coach Rick Francis just won his 500th game last week, and has his Wildcats 10-0 and atop the Valley Oak League. Francis is this weeks FOCUS, what makes him tick, and what makes his school so good? Francis says repetition, reviewing films and spending time his ball players are all big contributors to his success. Francis directing players on court. Marcus Cendro in background. (Bart Ah You / The Modesto Bee) Modesto Bee
Sonora High boys basketball coach Rick Francis just won his 500th game last week, and has his Wildcats 10-0 and atop the Valley Oak League. Francis is this weeks FOCUS, what makes him tick, and what makes his school so good? Francis says repetition, reviewing films and spending time his ball players are all big contributors to his success. Francis directing players on court. Marcus Cendro in background. (Bart Ah You / The Modesto Bee) Modesto Bee

Longtime Sonora High boys basketball coach Rick Francis steps down

April 03, 2013 3:08 PM