Freshman Camille Loughlin played multiple
positions as an eighth grader for the varsity
and is looking to contribute to the Royals success this year.
Lady Royals Receive Honors
Junior Stephanie Williams and Sophomores Casey Mann and Amanda Chesness were named to the Mississippi 8 All Conference team for 2005-06. Freshman Jennifer Dowd was also named to the All Conference team as an honorable mention selection.
All four with the rest of their team led the Royals to their second consecutive 20 win season in the first three years of the program. The Royals were the Section 6AAA champions and were runner ups in the Mississippi 8 Conference while making their first appearance in the Minnesota State Girls' Basketball Tournament.
In addition, sophomore Casey Mann was named to the AP All State Honorable Mention team.
Named to the All Academic All Conference team were Kelsey Hvidsten, Jaina Brinker, Heather Brunn, Emily Hnath and Heather Brunn.
Kelsey Hvidsten was name to the Coaches' All Academic All State team.
Team awards voted by the team were Hustle Award, Jennifer Dowd and Casey Mann; Defensive Player of the Year, Heather Brunn; Most Improved Player, Jaina Brinker; Team Player Award, Ali Suski; and the Outstanding Player of the Year went to Casey Mann.
Captains Award went to Katie Gearou, Stephanie Williams, Ali Suski and Casey Mann.
Also the Queen of the Boards and Free Throw Award went to Amanda Chesness.
The Royal Basketball Award for contributions and excellence on the floor, in the classroom and in the community went to Jennifer Dowd.
Seniors Katie Gearou and Kelsey Hvidsten were recognized for their contributions to the girls basketball program and all that they have done to make the team successful in such a short time.
The girls basketball banquet was held on Sunday, April 2 at the Crown Room at the Wellstead.
A special thank you to the tip off club and all the parents who helped make our girls banquet so special. We gave away many awards to very deserving girls. The following are just some of the awards our girls received this season.
Most Improved- Haylee Fingalsen
Miss Defense- Hannah Sjerven
Miss Hustle- Madie Mikolich
Most Valuable Player- Marina Nowak
Royal Pride Award-Taylor Paulsrud
Miss Offense- Marina Nowak
Queen Of the Boards- Hannah Sjerven
All Conference- Taylor Anderson, Marina Nowak, Taylor Paulsrud, Hannah Sjerven
Honorable Mention-Bailey Miller
Miss Basketball nominee's-Taylor Anderson & Taylor Paulsrud
Thank you to the six seniors who had wonderful seasons and will be greatly missed next year! We wish you the best of luck in your future!
To next years seniors, juniors and sophomores please look for summer calendars, camp information & costs this week, April 20th. Below is also a link of our schedule for June & July.
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