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Anderson County High School athletic director Rick Sallee poses for a photo in New Orleans recently. He was coming home from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
Setbacks can’t quench Sallee’s spirit

In the moments following the 30th District softball tournament championship game and trophy presentations, a scene quietly unfolded that might speak loudly about the impact Rick Sallee has had on the Anderson County High School athletic program.

The Lady Bearcats had just seen their domination of the district come to an end as Collins had defeated Anderson, 9-3. They were not in the best of moods, but quickly changed their demeanor and asked for a photo with athletic director Rick Sallee.