Article posted: 7/20/2012 3:58 PM

Fenton alum to play for Nigeria in Olympics

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Fenton alumnus Richard Oruche, shown during one of his games at the high school, will represent Nigeria in the Summer Olympics in London. He is a dual citizen of Nigeria, his parents' homeland, and the United States where he grew up in Bensenville.

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Richard Oruche, during his senior year at Fenton High School

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A Fenton High School basketball alumnus will represent Nigeria this month at the summer Olympics in London, and his former coach from said he could not be more proud of Richard Oruche. "I was just ecstatic," former Fenton varsity coach Dennis Cromer said. Oruche is a dual citizen of Nigeria, his parents' homeland, and the United States, where he grew up in Bensenville and attended Fenton from 2001-05.
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    • Fenton alumnus Richard Oruche, shown during one of his games at the high school, will represent Nigeria in the Summer Olympics in London. He is a dual citizen of Nigeria, his parentsí homeland, and the United States where he grew up in Bensenville.
    • Richard Oruche, during his senior year at Fenton High School
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