Basketball – Girls

About the Program

East High School is proud to offer girls basketball. Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union sanctions our high school sports for girls. Our teams compete in the Missouri River Conference. Through involvement in athletics, students learn valuable life skills, including teamwork, leadership, and commitment.    

Meet the Coaches

Varsity Head Coach – Brian Drent 

Assistant Varsity Coach – Keith Ranschau

JV & Assistant Varsity Coach – Le Ann Staiert

Varsity and JV Assistant Coach – Sofia Peppers

Freshman Coach – Joe Riker

Meet the Players 

Student-athletes give their all, both on and off the court. Countless hours go into strength, conditioning, and practice to build strong athletes that are prepared to compete. Likewise, our athletes fulfill academic requirements in order to participate in sports.  

Stats & Highlights 

Our students are gracious in victory and defeat. While we compete to win, our athletes know, it’s how you play the game that matters.  

Notable Achievements 

  • 2019-2020 season made the first state tournament appearance since 2001 

  • Conference Champions in the 2018-2019 season  

  • Nyamer Diew scored over 1,000 points  

  • Kennedy McCloy and Katlynn Tucker made their way into the top ten all-time scorers list at East High School  


  • Kennedy McCloy and Nyamer Diew made the All-City Team (determined by the city girls’ basketball coaches) 

  • Kennedy McCloy and Nyamer Diew made All-Northwest Iowa Girls Basketball Team 

  • Nyamer Diew made 2nd team IGCA (Iowa Girls Coaches Association) All-State Team 

  • Nyamer Diew and Kennedy McCloy made All Missouri River Conference Girls Basketball Team 

  • Olivia Barnes made All-Academic Honors 

Students in Action

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