Cross country: Van Kempen wins 6A Coach of the Year honors
After leading the West Central Area boys cross country team to a second-place finish at last week’s state meet, John Van Kempen has been named Section 6A Coach of the Year.
The WCA boys and girls teams also earned the Academic All-State Gold Award alongside Osakis.
The Silverstreaks’ Alison Triebenbach was named Section 6A Assistant Coach of the Year, as well. Bruce Fuhrman of Staples-Motley won 6A Coach of the Year honors among girls teams.