Karley Peters of Parker has been named the Yankton Press and Dakotan female athlete of the year.
Karley has a strong connection to Winner as both of her parents grew up here and her grandparents live here.
Karley is the daughter of Dale and Jacey (Bruun) Peters. Grandparents are Carroll and Janet Bruun and Kevin and Cindy Peters.
As a sophomore, she was a key reserve on Parker girls basketball team that reached the Class B state tournament.
She was the Class B track MVP at the state track meet, where she won four events and guided the Pheasants to a second place finish.
And this fall as a junior she was a key figure on a volleyball team that reached the Class A state tournament and finished eighth.