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Grand Meadow's Sloan up for national award

Gary Sloan, the recently retired Grand Meadow football coach, is a finalist for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association national football coach of the year.

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Grand Meadow head coach Gary Sloan gives instructions during a playoff game on Oct. 19, 2016, in Grand Meadow. Sloan is in the running for a national football coach of the year award.
Andrew Link / Post Bulletin file photo

Gary Sloan, who retired following this past season as the Grand Meadow football coach, has been named a finalist for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association national football coach of the year.

The 59-year-old Sloan had been the Grand Meadow coach since 1993. He finished his career with a 230-84 record and four state championships.

Sloan’s Superlarks went 8-2 this season, losing to eventual state Nine-Man champion LeRoy-Ostrander in the section semifinals.

Sloan’s state titles came in succession, in 2013, ’14, ’15 and ’16.

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