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When the ladies at Mid-America Christin University hit the hardwoods next fall, there will be a second Lady Knight on the lineup. Kimberlee Fowler signed her letter of intent to play for the Oklahoma City university. The daugher of Tammy and Rich Wallace and Kevin and Katie Fowler, she has been a member of the HHS starting lineup for the past four years. She also served as president of her senior class. With her and her parents are coaches Glendale Threatt and Roberta Hamric.

A limited form of summer workouts has been announced for Henryetta athletes.
HHS athletic director Justin Been said the first phase from June 2 through June 14 will allow athletes to use weight rooms gym and locker rooms as long as they keep at least six feet between them, and have a temperature of 100 degrees or below.
This initial phase will allow coaches to have face to face contact with their students and all coaches will be required to wear a mask during this time.
No practices will be included nor will any camps or league play be allowed
The school is requiring all locker rooms and restrooms to be sanitized before use and the end of all workout periods.
No players are to share water bottles, towels, gloves or any other personal equipment.
Athletes are required to wash their hands or use hand sanitizer every 30 minutes.
In the weight room, only two people will be allowed on any one piece of equipment and spotters must wear a mask.
Been said the second phase will be announced around June 12. That phase will start June 15. “Adjustments or some restrictions may be lifted during this phase,” he said.
HHS senior Keaton Lollis capped off his year with selection to the East All-State boys team this week.
keaton 1That was the second all state honor, the first being named Academic All Stater.
Lollis, the son of Bruce and Robin Lollis, is a valedictorian in his class. He is a three-time state tennis qualifier for singles and doubles.
He placed fourth in the high school state tournament 2 doubles teamed up with Kanon Bailey in his freshman year then was third in 1 doubles with Colten Wion last year.
“Keaton played only two tournaments with his parter John Ritter in our two week season this year. He was all ready to be a contender for a 1 doubles state championship and it’s a shame we were unable to get that far,” said HHS coach Dustin Mosco.Keaton 2
“Keaton showed a lot of ability and determination on the courts. He just kept getting stronger and better,” Mosco went on to say.
The tennis courts were not his only place to excel. Lollis was also a four-time state qualifier in cross country track.

Henryetta’s youth baseball and softball program will look a lot different this year.
State rules governing safe distancing will see no more bleachers or use of the team dugouts at the baseball fields at Nichols Park.
Tuesday night Vince Williams, head of the Henryetta Youth Baseball and Softball association, told Henryetta city council members practice will be starting June 1 with league play to start June 18.
He explained parents must bring their own lawn chairs and maintain at least six feet distance. Attendance will be limited to only household members of the players.
“We are going to drag the bleachers away,” Williams said. “We have 15 minutes between each game to clean out the trash can. In addition, the association will be providing hand sanitizers and will not be operating a concession stand.
“Players must use their own gloves, helmets and bats. Each player must bring their own water bottles and snacks. The kids will not be allowed to congregate and there will been hand shaking after the games.”
During the game, teams batting will be restricted to only two players inside the fence and only eight kids and two coaches will be allowed on the field.
“It’s not going to affect the kids as much as the adults,” he said.
There are 18 local teams and eight out of town teams that will be playing this season.
The council gave approval for the ball fields to be used as long as guidelines from the Governor are adhered to.

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Henryetta high school athlete Kaylie Hamric signed her letter of intent Friday to play basketball at Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City. The daughter of Seth and Roberta Hamric, she has been on the Lady Knights softball and basketball teams and has been a cheerleader as well. This spring she was named one of the HHS senior class salutatorians.