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November 17, 2011
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Basketball: 'They call me Uncle Nick' -- Douglas grad is 25-year-old freshman standout for Butte College

Nick Lonnegren is a busy guy lately.

The 2004 Douglas High School grad is entering his second season as an assistant coach for the Butte College men's basketball team in Oroville, Calif., where he oversees strength and conditioning for the team, opponent scouting, recruiting and program fundraising.

He's due to earn his master's degree in sports psychology and exercise adherence from Chico State in April.

And, with all that free time that college coaches/graduate students tend to have, he's become the leading wide receiver for one of the finest junior college football programs in the country.

Due to a loophole …

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