Crete’s John Larsen becomes state’s all-time leader in career wins

Crete girls basketball beat Aurora on Friday night to give head coach John Larsen his 627th career victory to pass the legendary coach Ken Cook for most wins all time in the state in girls basketball. 

CRETE, Neb. (KLKN) — Crete girls basketball beat Aurora on Friday night to give head coach John Larsen his 627th career victory to pass the legendary coach Ken Cook for most wins all time in the state in girls basketball.

Larsen has won 10 state titles, including nine during a 31-year stretch at Lincoln Southeast. He also led the Cardinals to a Class B championship in 2020.

Channel 8 profiled Larsen’s historic career earlier this week.

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