Lauren Deadrick of Waconia, Minn., has verbally committed to the Northern State women's basketball team.
The 6-0 forward averaged 9.4 points and 9.2 rebounds per game for the 11-16 Wildcats last season. Deadrick's father Scott was the starting center for the Northern State men's basketball team in early 1980s for coach Bob Wachs. Scott Deadrick was inducted into the NSU Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.
Lauren Deadrick, who is a three-year starter, played with Minnesota Fury Cerisier during the club season. Deadrick can sign her national letter of intent on Wednesday, Nov. 9 and will join the Wolves during the 2012-13 season.
Power of 10 race
The second annual Dakota Girl Effect Power of 10 Trail Run/Walk will be held Sunday with registration from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and races beginning at 10:50 a.m. (10 to 11).
The entry fee, which includes a T-shirt and snacks, is $25 in advance and $30 the day of the race. The race distances for males and females are 10K run and 5K run and walk at the Jon and Dana Locken farm at 13755 386th Ave., Bath, S.D.
The event is a run and a fundraiser. Participants are encouraged to ask 10 friends for $10. Awards will be given to age group winners and top fundraisers. Proceeds will provide educational scholarships for girls in Mexico and India. Last year 20 females benefited from the scholarships.
Last year this event was one of five recognized nationally by The Girl Effect.
Details: Contact Dana Locken at 605 (380) 0843. Register online at http://www.AllSportsCentral.com or http://www.aberdeenarearunningclub.com.