Rhinelander's Fortier Resigns From Basketball Bench
by Jayson Geiser
RHINELANDER (WAOW) - Rhinelander high school varsity boys basketball coach Rich Fortier has resigned his position on the Hodag bench after 14 seasons. Fortier tells Newsline 9 that he has taken a job as the principal at Arbor Vitae Woodruff, a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school. In his time with the Hodags, he lead the team to 3 state tournament appearances (1997, 1999, 2001). They made the state semifinals in 2001.