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Casko steps down as head coach at Glades Central

Rick Casko (top left) talks his team prior to playing Booker T. Washington on Thur. Nov. 10, 2016 (PHOTO CREDIT: @PrepBuilders)

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BELLE GLADE, Fla. — The Rick Casko era is over at Glades Central — for the second time.

Earlier on Tuesday, Casko announced his resignation from the western Palm Beach County School after the Raiders dropped their first round Class 4A regional semifinal to defending Class 4A state champion Booker T. Washington on Thursday night, the Palm Beach Post reported.

The change at Glades Central marks the 23rd head coaching change on The Original Coaches Moving Van™ list for 2017.

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Casko came back to Glades Central in 2014 after spending 11 seasons coaching Georgia and was able to lead the Raiders to the playoffs all three seasons where the eventually fell to eventual state champion, Booker T. Washington each year.

With the end his second stint, Casko will finish with a record of 59-15 — 34-4 first stint (1991-1993), 25-11 second stint (2014-2016).

Casko will continue with coaching duties until the school hires his replacement.




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