Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau honors the NCCC basketball team for their success.. The team’s Coach Chad LaDue and a few members of the team are on hand for the presentation.. Chad’s been coaching the basketball team for 11 years, he says one of the best things about this team is that 11 out of 14 on their roster were right in our backyard either from section ten or section seven.. There are 118 schools in their division and five athletes, including Steven Carder were selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) 1st Team All-American in basketball. In honor of this accomplishment, Mayor Rabideau and the Village Board presented Steve with a special proclamation..
Steven leaves NCCC as the All-time leading scorer with 1,246 points and All-time leading rebounder with 652. He and his parents will head to Las Vegas with Coach LaDue next week where he will be recognized and will participate in the NJCAA National Men’s Basketball All-Star game in Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on May 11th.