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Russell's Beagley Signs with Iowa Western

RHS Senior Madison Beagley Signing on April 12 2013She had plenty of offers, but in the end one school stood out the most.

Russell High School standout Madison Beagley is headed to Iowa Western Community College.

She verbally committed to the two-year school in February and made it official Friday, April 12 when she signed a letter of intent at Amos Morris Gym.

RHS Senior Madison Beagley Signing on April 12 2013Beagley has been a three-sport star at RHS, but basketball is her favorite.  The four-time All-NCAA league selection started on the varsity girls basketball team at RHS all four years and was a key figure in the program's turnaround.  As a freshman, she started 20 of 21 games and averaged 8.8 points.  As a sophomore, Beagley started all 22 games and averaged 10.6 points.  As a junior, she again started all 22 games and averaged 11.5 points.  As a senior, Beagley has started all 26 games and averaged a team-high 16.3 points in leading the Lady Broncos to a 19-7 record and a fourth place finish at the 3A State Tournament.

Iowa Western is a two-year community college based in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  The Reivers went 25-6 this winter and lost in the Region XI championship game, just missing a trip to the NJCAA Women's National Tournament in Salina.

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