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NRHEG senior to play basketball, softball at Iowa college

FOREST CITY – Kayley Camerer looks to provide in the paint on the hardwood while producing at the plate on the softball diamond as she continues her athletic career as a dual-sport athlete at Waldorf University.

Camerer, an Ellendale, Minn. native and senior from New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva High School, signed letters of intent with the Warriors on April 23.

"It is a surreal feeling to be able to continue both basketball and softball," Camerer said. "It shows that all the hard work I put into for both sports paid off."

A 5-foot-11 center, Camerer was a four-year varsity letter winner and started for NRHEG the past two seasons.

"Kayley comes from a winning program that has had some excellent seasons over the past few years," Waldorf women's basketball coach Katie Schutjer said. "She was part of a program this season in particular that worked extremely hard to be winners and ended her senior campaign with a state tournament berth."

Pat Churchill, boys’ basketball coach at NRHEG, along with his staff and current varsity players will be running a boys’ basketball camp June 12-15 for boys going to be in grades 3-9.  The cost is $40 per camper, and will include instruction on fundamentals, a camp T-shirt and prizes.

Times:

• 3rd-4th grade boys, 9-10:30 a.m., junior high gym

• 5th-6th grade boys, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m., high school gym

• 7th–9th grade boys, 12:30-2:15 p.m., high school gym

Please pre-register. Any questions, feel free to e-mail or call This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 507-417-2613.

Coach Onika Peterson has announced all-conference and other significant highlights from the 2016-17 NRHEG girls’ basketball season.

Named All-Gopher Conference were Maddie Wagner, Marnie Wagner, Rachel Collins, Kayley Camerer and Betsy Schoenrock. Kelly Harden received honorable mention.

Maddie Wagner and Marnie Wagner were named all-state honorable mention. Maddie totaled 412 points, 222 rebounds, 100 assists, 60 steals and 15 blocks this past season. She finished as the Panthers’ No. 2 all-time scorer with 1,870 points and career totals of 841 rebounds, 320 steals and 417 assists. Marnie had 408 points, 196 rebounds, 118 assists, 106 steals and eight blocks this season and 1,566 points, 930 rebounds, 326 steals and 410 assists for her career.

Schoenrock broke Anna Schlaak’s school record of 71 blocked shots. She finished the season with 480 points, 250 rebounds and 76 blocks.

Grace Johns was named to the academic all-state team.