Three Northland Coaches Earn Section Honors

By KBJR News 1

March 28, 2012 Updated Mar 28, 2012 at 5:58 PM CST

(Northland's NewsCenter) --- Three Northland boy's high school basketball coaches were given section honors on Wednesday after leading their respective teams to the MSHSL state tournament.

Lakeview Christian Academy head coach Bob Newstrom was named the Section 7A coach of the year, that after leading his team to a (25-6) record and its first-ever state tournament appearance.

Grand Rapids head coach Dan Elhard, meanwhile, was named the Section 7AAA coach of the year. Elhard helped his Thunderhawks to a fifth consecutive state tournament and a fourth place finish in 2012.

Duluth East head coach Chuck Tolo rounded out the Northland honors by being named the Section 7AAAA coach of the year. He led the Greyhounds this season to a (20-9) record and a second straight state tournament appearance.

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