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  • Iowa Lightning Alumni Chooses Buenva Vista University — Feb 23, 2013
    Stephanie Steiner has made a decision to play her college basketball at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, IA. Steiner is a point guard who played her high school ball at Clarion-Goldfield under the direction of girls varsity coach Kevin Kakacek. She will join head women’s Coach Janet Barry and the Lady Beavers in the fall of 2013. Steiner made her decision to choose BVU after narrowing her opportunities to play at Loras University, Central College and Missouri Valley College.
  • Iowa Lightning Try-outs to be held on Sunday, March 10, 2013 — Feb 23, 2013Iowa Lightning 2013 player try-outs will take place on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Grandview University in Des Moines. Registration takes place between 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Try-outs will begin at 2:00 p.m. and end approximately 5:00 p.m. Pre-registration is $20 per player. Walk-ins are welcome with a $30 registration fee charged. Openings exist currently for all teams which includes the White team (players currently in 8th & 9th grades), Red team (players in 9th & 10th grade) and Silver, Scarlet and Black teams (varsity experienced players). Registration forms and details can be found in the upper left hand corner of this website.
  • Iowa Lightning Alumni Shelby Berg Signs Letter of Intent — Feb 12, 2013
    Iowa Lightning alumni Shelby Berg (Collins, Iowa) has committed to the Grand View women’s basketball program to join the incoming class of 2013 announced by head coach Garey Smith.Berg is a four-year starter and letter winner for Collins-Maxwell/Baxter. She is a 5’7 guard who has played a very important role in continually improving CMB’s basketball program throughout her time there. Berg also has made a commitment to academics by achieving the No. 1 rank in her class.

    “We are excited with the addition of Shelby to the Viking program, she is a hard-nosed on the defensive end and a very nice distributor and scorer on the offensive end and will fit in with our style of play very well, said Smith.”

    The Grandview roster currently lists four Iowa Lightning alumni in Amy Voss, Abby Mendlik, Haleigh Biancalana and Anna Sweeting.