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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

May 24, 2006

Lamberson Signs Free Agent Contract With RiverCity Rage

MARYVILLE, Mo. -- Northwest Missouri State quarterback Josh Lamberson (Beatrice, Neb.) signed a free agent contract with the RiverCity Rage, a member of the National Indoor Football League based in St. Louis.

"Josh was an excellent quarterback at Northwest and I saw him play on television in the national championship game and was very impressed," said RiverCity head coach Mike Wyatt. "We are excited to have him and hope this is an opportunity for him to make it to the next level."

According to Wyatt, starting quarterback Clay Groefsema was injured in a non-football incident a few weeks ago. Lamberson and the back-up, Anthony Fisher, will compete for the starting spot.

RiverCity is 7-1 on the year and next plays Friday at home, the Savvis Center. For ticket and schedule information, go to Games can be heard live on KJFF - AM 1400 or on the web at

Lamberson, who is currently pursuing his master's degree at Northwest, was recently announced as a Ken B. Jones finalist for MIAA Student-Athlete of the Year. Lamberson engineered Northwest to an NCAA Division II National Championship appearance and a 11-4 mark. He leaves the school as the all-time leader in total offense (8,064), completion percentage (65.9) and completions (575) and finished with 7,365 passing yards and 65 touchdowns.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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