Lauren Frerichs

Lauren Frerichs and her parents, Lori and Scott, are all smiles as they prepare to take part in the Senior Parents Night ceremonies.
After Charlie and Tate Geerts had balloons tied around their wrists and ran around the gym floor to show them off, their mother talked about her “other” family.  That’s the one that just went 20-0 on the season with 3-0 wins on consecutive nights — over Waukon and Oelwein — and jumped a couple...
Lauren Frerichs slides home with a run in the first inning of game two against Charles City Wednesday.
After Savannah Anderson and four of her classmates were honored on Senior Night Wednesday, Anderson’s emotions were raw.  She had just pitched a 3-0 loss to the 4A, third-ranked Comets, but it wasn’t the loss the tears were about. “I’m gonna miss it. A lot.”  Wednesday was the final regular season...
Isabel Leichtman drives to the basket during a game this season.
The third-most productive scorer in the conference, Isabel Leichtman earned first team all-Northeast Iowa Conference honors for the third year, a rare accomplishment among basketball players. Leichtman is a senior, while Lauren Frerichs, who was selected to the honorable mention squad, just...
The win wasn’t there, but the hustle was. Maddi Moorman, left, and Lauren Frerichs sprint after a loose ball during the New Hampton season opener Tuesday.
At times it looked a bit wild and disjointed on both sides, but that’s what season openers are for. Along with first-game jitters, the New Hampton girls are learning a new system, and it might take a little time. “This was a good first-game test,” said coach Chad Pemble after a 68-62 loss to MFL. “...
New Hampton’s Savannah Anderson led the Chickasaws in kills during a 2017 season in which she and her teammates advanced to the Class 3A regional final match.
Picking New Hampton all-conference players might have been especially hard this year with the depth and talent the Chickasaws displayed. But since coaches can’t vote for their own players, it was out of coach Jess Geerts’ hands entirely. New Hampton earned one all-conference first team spot as...
New Hampton’s Maddi Moorman (14) and Kaelyn Ambrose put up a “wall” as they block a Decorah attack during Thursday night’s Northeast Iowa Conference match.
    New Hampton junior Lauren Frerichs didn’t think her volleyball team was rusty Tuesday night after a week layoff, but coach Jess Geerts thought they were.    The two did agree on one thing — after the Chickasaws won 3-0 over Decorah — that a key to the night was keeping Decorah on the defensive...
First team honors at the conclusion of the 2017 softball season went to Lauren Frerichs, shown coming in with one of her four runs scored in a regional game against Waukon.
While at the plate, New Hampton’s Lauren Frerichs had the fifth-best batting average in Northeast Iowa Conference softball games this season, which helped her earn first team honors at the end of the Chickasaw campaign.    Frerichs was the only first team pick for the NH girls, but Kallie Olson,...
New Hampton softball players make the walk to their final team meeting of the season after suffering a tough 10-5 loss to Center Point-Urbana in the Class 3A regional semifinals Friday.
   The score didn’t look close, but Jack Seelhammer felt his team was right there with Center Point-Urbana Friday night.   In the end, the eighth-ranked Pointers came away with a 10-5 victory over New Hampton in the Class 3A semifinal game, but Seelhammer was right: This was one of those “what-if” ...
Bailey Knowlton scores one of New Hampton’s 17 runs in the regional first round game against Waukon.
By the time Savannah Anderson took the mound to pitch in New Hampton’s first round regional game against Waukon Wednesday, the Chickasaws had an 8-0 lead.    “Yes, that was very comforting,” said the junior. “It’s nice to have that insurance.”        And while Waukon — the home team on the...
Waverly-Shell Rock attempted a steal in game one against the Chickasaws, which catcher Kallie Olson thwarted on this throw to Lauren Frerichs, who makes the tag for the out.
How long has it been since a New Hampton softball team has beaten a Waverly-Shell Rock softball team?The last time was on June 19, 2013.The Chickasaws won 2-1 on a two-RBI single by Allie Geerts.Jessie Crooks pitched that game, but Wednesday Kayla Gilbert was on the mound. She pitched six of the...

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