Dane Stone and Craig Jorgensen will be honored at the 11A Championship football game for 25 years of coaching on Thursday, November 14th. Stone and Jorgensen have been coaching together for the Quarriers since 1996. Jorgensen joined the Quarriers in 1993, while Stone joined in 1996.
Coach Stone began his coaching career at Cresbard High School in 1989 as an assistant football coach and head boys basketball coach. Since joining the Quarrier coaching staff, Stone has been a part of four state championships. He’s also been awarded Assistant Football Coach of the Year at both the nine-man and eleven-man levels in his career. Stone has also worked with youth football, softball, and baseball for the past several years.
Coach Jorgensen started his career, also in 1989, at Wolsey High School. While there he coached high school football, high school track, and middle school basketball. Jorgensen has been the head wrestling coach and assistant football coach since coming to Dell Rapids. His wrestling teams placed 8th at state in 2006 and 5th in 2007. Jorgensen was named Region 2B Wrestling Coach of the Year in 2006. He has also coached the All Stars and Disney Duals. Jorgensen has been a defensive football coach for four Quarrier state championship teams.
Congratulations to coaches Dane Stone and Craig Jorgensen!!