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Parkston's Van Laecken To Receive Merit Award

Sunday, March 30, 2014
Soon to be retired Parkston head girls basketball coach & athletic director, Rob Van Laecken was awarded the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association State Award of Merit.
Van Laecken will be presented the award by the South Dakota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association during the state conference for athletic administrators Wednesday at The Lodge in Deadwood. 
Van Laecken coached the Parkston girls basketball team to 593 wins from 1977 to 2014 making him the winningest girls basketball coach in South Dakota history. He also serves on the basketball advisory board and was honored as the Athletic Director of the Year in 1996 and 1997.

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