COMMUNITY: How They're Doing

JR Ogden

A look at former Gazette-area athletes and what they are doing now:

  • Iowa colleges — Luther’s Katie Storey from Swisher (C.R. Prairie) recently earned Iowa Conference swimmer of the week honors after winning the 200 breaststroke and swimming on the winning medley relay in a 149-68 win over Loras ... Breanna Derynck of Clarence (North Cedar) earned national all-academic honors as a member of the Iowa Wesleyan cross country team ... Lauren Goodlove (Washington) and Emily Saville (Linn-Mar) of Cedar Rapids earned their first varsity letters as members of the Central College women’s soccer team ... James Morris of Solon and Brett Van Sloten of Decorah earned all-Big Ten academic honors as members of the Iowa football team ... Dalton Dettbarn of Monona (MFL MarMac) is a member of the Luther men’s basketball team ... Kelsey Hart of West Branch earned all-Big Ten academic honors as a member of the Iowa women’s cross country team ... Griffin Weihe of Coralville (I.C. West) and Nick Steger of Dyersville (Beckman) are members of the Loras wrestling team ... Iowa seniors Jade Grimm and Katherine Lewis of Cedar Rapids (Kennedy) earned all-Big Ten academic honors in women’s soccer ... Ben Knake of Cedar Rapids (Lisbon) is the only Iowan on the Cornell men’s basketball roster ... Alli O’Deen of Iowa City (West) earned all-Big Ten academic honors in volleyball at Iowa ... Gene Nassif of Cedar Rapids (Washington) is a freshman on the Luther men’s swimming team.


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