A periodic look at former Gazette-area high school athletes and where they are now:
Iowa colleges — Sydney Schroder of Iowa City (City High) is a member of the Coe women’s basketball team, along with LaMia Sisk of Center Point (Center Point-Urbana) and Taylor Huber of Alburnett ... Zach Axmear of North English (English Valleys), Nelson Brands of Iowa City (West), Carter Happel of Lisbon, Joe Kelly of West Liberty and Cam Shaver of Cedar Rapids (Jefferson) are members of the University of Iowa wrestling team ... Savannah Domeyer and Erica Armstrong of Guttenberg (Clayton Ridge) and Kenzie Squires of Maynard (West Central) are members of the Upper Iowa women’s basketball team ... Bryce Esmoil of West Liberty is a member of the UNI wrestling team. along with Hunter Washhburn of Alburnett ... Madie Bacon of Tama (South Tama) is a member of the Simpson women’s basketball team ... Members of the Iowa State wrestling team include Francis Duggan of Iowa City (West), Isaac Judge of Tama (South Tama), Alec McDowell of Delhi (Maquoketa Valley), Skyler St. John of Cedar Rapids (Prairie) and Chase Straw of Winthrop (Independence) ... Mikaela Morgan of Coralville (I.C. West) is a senior on the UNI women’s basketball team, averaging 6.7 points and 2.6 rebounds per game ... Nathan Fritz of Sigourney is a member of the Central College wrestling team ... Hanna Stokes of Tiffin (Clear Creek Amana) is a member of the Loras women’s basketball team ... Nick Baumler, Jordan Baumler and Zach Bruns of West Union (North Fayette Valley) are members of the Upper Iowa wrestling team, along with Byron Boleyn of Clarence (North Cedar), Dakota Henry of Belle Plaine, Philip Ihde of Decorah and Ryan Parmely of Delhi (Maquoketa Valley) ... Kandis O’Donnell of Cedar Rapids (Washington) is a member of the Cornell women’s basketball team ... Connor Murphy of Tiffin (Clear Creek Amana) and Isaiah Mitchell of Decorah are members of the Luther wrestling team ... Members of the Mount Mercy women’s basketball team include Abbie Kinnaird of Tiffin (Clear Creek Amana), Sara Blowers of Iowa City (City High), Samantha Kitterman (Jefferson) and Halle Person (Prairie) of Cedar Rapids, Chelsey Lampe of Riverside (Highland Community), Anna LeGrand of Coggon (North Linn) ... Jayla Johnson of Cedar Rapids (Washington), Addison Rath of Wellman (Mid-Prairie), Haley Mullinnix of West Branch, Brianna Mensen of Delhi (Maquoketa Valley) and Ashley Tull of Troy Mills (North Linn) are members of the Kirkwood women’s basketball team.
Minnesota colleges — Rylee Menster of Springville and Mikayla Nachazel of Central City (Springville) are freshmen on the Minnesota State-Mankato women’s basketball team. Menster is averaging 6.1 points and 15.1 minutes, Nachazel 7.3 minutes and 2.9 points ... Jacob Dykes of Iowa City (City High) and Ben Emrich of Tipton are freshmen on the Southwest Minnesota State wrestling roster.
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