George Ranch OC Ricci named Hawks’ new FB coach

HARLINGEN — After Harlingen South’s Lanny Wilson announced his retirement after 29 years of coaching, just one month later, the Harlingen school district have found his successor.

The Harlingen CISD school board unanimously voted to approve the hiring of Brian Ricci as the next athletic coordinator/head football coach at Harlingen South during their regular meeting Tuesday night.

“We made a decision that will have an exceptional impact at Harlingen South for years to come,” said board president Dr. Nolan Perez. “We have a proud tradition of excellence in our district and as we welcome CoachRicci, I know he will contribute positively to the students at South.”

Ricci, a native of Cleveland, Texas, boasts 16 years of coaching experience and has generated results during his seven years as an offensive coordinator at GeorgeRanchHigh School.

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