Athlete of the Week
The Rural High School Athlete of the Week is Emma Deibert of the R.D. Parker Trojans basketball team in Thompson.
She recently averaged 13.5 points, 5 rebounds, 4 blocks, and 3 steals at the Sanford tournament, leading her team to the Championship and earning her a tournament All-Star. Coach Christine Sim states, "From a young age she has always displayed strong leadership both on and off the basketball court, attributes that her team relies on. Putting extra work in at the gym is something that Emma consistently does, she's always wanting to learn new things that will better her game, an extremely coachable kid who is dedicated and willing to work hard."
In grade 12, she maintains a 70% academic average.