By Sharilyn Kortum
With fall sports wrapped up for the year, athletes switched modes in order to begin preparation for the 2010-2011 basketball season. Athletes commenced at the gym for their first day of basketball practice on Monday, November 22, 2010.
The Lady Terriers have all of their players returning from last year’s squad. With no seniors lost to graduation, five incoming freshman, and two new students, this year’s team has substantial numbers.
Seniors this year are Franque Robertson, Amanda Haidle, Carly Stickel,Dani Dukart, Kristina Fredrickson, and Lorna Wollman. Wollman’s participation is pending knee rehabilitation and a doctor’s clearance to play, possibly in January. Juniors consist of Amy Browning, Ashley Morast, and McKenzie Keller, while the sophomores are Lindsay Stickel and Anna Fredrickson. The incoming freshman class is Alyssa Morast, Caitlin Lantis, Mikayla Ridenhower, Lexi Schlosser, Randi Shannon, and Caty Morrison.
The team of 17 will be coached by head coach Sharilyn Kortum and assisted by Les Thomason. The Terrier’s first game is scheduled against Northern Cheyenne on
Ten Terry High School players came onto the court Monday to participate in this year’s basketball season.
Terry has two returning seniors, Jerett Freiboth and Trayton Schrober. The team is also welcoming senior David Hyer. Other team members include juniors Trevor Pisk and Talon Mack and sophomores DJ Hubbert and Sergey Fredrickson. Freshmen Josh Stickel, Tyler Sackman and Codey Grossardt round out the team.
The team is coached by Nathan Christofferson with Gordie Stickle assisting.
"I am really pleased with this group of kids,” Christofferson said in a written statement. “We have excellent work ethic and I’m pleased with the outcome of our first few practices.”
“I’m also thrilled to have Gordie Stickel as my assistant coach. He brings allot to the game and our team."
Terriers’ season will begin on Dec 17 in Northern Cheyenne.
Nathan Christofferson contributed to this article.
Published Nov. 24, 2010