Sarah (Singer) Harms

Sarah (Singer) Harms, a 1996 graduate of Miami High School, was a standout for the Lady Wardogs in softball, basketball, and tennis. Sarah excelled in the classroom as well earning Co-Valedictorian honors her senior year. In 1996, she was named the Oklahoma Female Athlete of the Year.

A four-year starter for the Lady Wardogs softball team, Sarah played second base and shortstop. She was named All-District, and Metro Lakes All-Conference all four years. Sarah was named the Metro Lakes Conference Co-MVP and named All-State in 1995. She was a member of two State Tournament qualifying teams and part of the 1992 Academic State Championship Softball team.

Sarah started four years in basketball for the Lady Wardogs and was named All-District and Metro Lakes All-Conference each year. She was named the Metro Lakes Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 1995 & 1996. She was a member of five tournament championship teams and was named the MVP of the Vinita Tournament (1994) and the Florida Strawberry Classic Tournament (1995). The Lady Wardogs qualified for the State Tournament in 1994, and Sarah was named as an All-State Alternate in 1996. Sarah was also a standout in tennis, where she was a doubles team state qualifier for three years (1994-1996).

Sarah continued her education and athletic career at Southwest Missouri State (now Missouri State) in Springfield, MO. She was a member of the Lady Bears basketball team from 1996-2000 and was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman Team in 1997. Sarah also succeeded in the classroom making the Academic All-District VII Second Team (1998) and the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Second Team (1998 & 1999). In 2000, she received the Missouri Valley Conference Presidents Academic Excellence Award. Sarah was selected as a team co-captain her senior year and had the opportunity to be a part of three NCAA Tournament Teams (1998-2000), with the Lady Bears advancing to the second round in 1999.

Sarah received her Bachelor of Science (2001) and Master of Science (2004) degrees in Mathematics Education from Southwest Missouri State. She began her teaching and coaching career at Glendale High School in Springfield, MO. She was an assistant girls basketball coach at Glendale for 15 years and was the head seventh grade girls basketball coach at Pershing Middle school for 11 years. During her last six years at Glendale, Sarah served as the sponsor for the schools Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) huddle. She is currently in her third year teaching math at Norris High School in Firth, NE.