These High School seniors are taking their talents to schools across the nation! Channel1050.com will post new signing day videos when available and will track these athletes through out their collegiate career!
Argenta-Oreana senior Austin Wenskunas is "taking his talents" to McKendree University in the fall. He will play football and run track for the university. In football, Austin nabbed all-conference and all-county honors for his big play ability and his knowledge of multiple positions.
Mt. Zion senior pitcher Morgan Mansur is "taking her talents" to Lincoln Land Community College in the fall. The 1st Team All-Apollo Conference pitcher is excited for the oppurtunity to go to a growing softball program and hopes to add to their stellar roster.
Maroa-Forsyth seniors Clayton Zilz and Arber Emroski are "taking their talents" to the next level. Zilz, a two-time All Conference and All Macon County team member, will be attending Lindenwood University Belleville in the fall. Emroski, a two-time All County selection, is moving on to Truman State University in the fall.
St. Teresa senior Hayley Rogers is taking her golf talents to Rend Lake College in the fall. The Okaw Conference Champion and All-State golfer is ready to embark on college life, but is a little nervous about being a freshman again.
Central A&M senior Logan Long is "taking his talents" to Minnesota State University in Moorehead in the fall. The All Okaw Conference big man was one of the best lineman over the past few years in the Okaw and is excited to move on and play the game he loves.
St. Teresa has a pair of athletes "taking their talents" to the next level. All-State Cross Country star Rachel Devereus is moving on to Illinois State in the fall to run. Football star Ethan Couch is heading South Dakota University of Mines and Technology. Rachel will be reunited with her older sister, while Ethan is excited to get out on his own in a new place.
MacArthur senior Devan Ingram is "taking his talents" to Northern Illinois Univeristy in the fall. Ingram, who starred as a QB at MacArthur, picked up his game as a defensive back his senior year for Coach Spates. He looks to star on the defensive side of the ball up at NIU.
Two MacArthur senior are "taking their talents" to Lindwood University in Belleville in the fall. Carlos Greaten and Brandan Drake will be members of the Lynx football squad next season. Both are excited for the challenge and are happy to have to have a teammate making the journey.
Maroa-Forsyth has a pair of football players "taking their talents" to the next level. Jordan Bond has signed to play football at McKenderee University, and Justin Mikeworth has signed with Truman State. Bond was a 1st team All-Conference running back in 2012, and only the 20th in school history to record a 1,000 yard rushing season. Mikeworth was a 2-time All-State linebacker as well as a 2-time Academic All-State member for the Trojans.
Maroa-Forsyth senior Gabbi Clifton is taking her talents to Lincoln Land Comunity College to play softball in 2014. Clifton, who has a career 48-3 record, was a 1st team All-State pitcher last season for the Trojans and a 2nd team member her sophomore year.
Two Okaw standouts are "taking their talents" to Kaskaskia College to play ball. Argenta-Oreana senior Gage Eller and St. Teresa senior Dayne Pleasant both signed to play at the next level with the college. Eller was one of the best pitchers in the area last season, and looks to end on a high note this season. Pleasant is a great left-hander that should impove on his strong numbers from last season as well.
Bement senior Connor Gross is taking his baseball talents to Parkland College in 2014. Gross was a star for Cerro Gordo-Bement last year with his pitching arm and his hitting. Gross was a strike out machine and an innings eater for the Broncos, but also hit .475 in the heart of the line-up. Gross is excited for college, but is ready for the upcoming season with the Broncos.