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Homestead Head Coach, Rod Parker diagnosed with cancer

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (FORT WAYNE'S NBC) -- On Friday evening, Fort Wayne's NBC learned that Homestead Girls Basketball Head Coach, Rod Parker was diagnosed with cancer.

Parker coached his team to a conference win over Carroll, 67-29.

After the game, the score didn't matter, as these two teams embraced each other to say a prayer.

After this weekend, Parker will have surgery on Tuesday and step away from the team for the coming weeks.

Fort Wayne's NBC wishes Parker and his family the best during this difficult time.

Megan Salle

Megan Salle is the Sports Reporter and Weekend Sports Anchor for Fort Wayne’s NBC.

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