CLICK AND READ: Nogales football coach Richard Salazar preaches all the right things, that the hard work you put in during the spring and summer pays off in the fall.At least in Salazar’s case, he’s got the rings to back his mouth.
“I believe in all that stuff,” Salazar said. “I’ve lived it. I know what the feeling is when you reap the rewards of hard work.”
Salazar experienced it all as a player and coach.He played football for legendary La Habra coach Frank Mazzotta and was part of La Habra’s first championship team, winning a Division 9 title in 2002, then winning another championship his senior year in 2003.