Columbia High School
Conference: 4A Southern Idaho Conference
Head Coach: Driggs Jessup
Years as Head Coach: 4th season
Previous Experience: 20 plus years
Record Last Year: 4-20
Who do you have coming back this year?
Just 2: Rhianna Birch Senior 5’8” and Chloe Curry 5’7” soph.
Any Returning Players with Honors?
Rhianna Birch 2nd team all-conference last season.
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
Guard play from Rhianna Birch and Chloe Curry will be dynamic defensively and offensively.
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
More made shots and less turnovers!!!
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
Quick guards that can pick a pocket.
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Close off the middle and get more steals.
Does your team have a motto/theme for the upcoming season?
Play with purpose and stay on script
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
Guard quickness and seeing more made baskets.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
Our first home game with Mt. Home and because it is our first home game. And we’d like to get off on the right foot with a win.
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
My senior guard/quarterback playing up to her abilities night in and night out.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school basketball?
To make sure the players know they are loved and appreciated and get to the end of season feeling they developed many life character skills and habits.