Updated: Jul 22, 2021
It's always special when high school student athletes are rewarded for their hard work in both athletics and the classroom. This year is no different with 31 Cooke County seniors signing national letters of intent to continue their careers in college.
Thirteen Gainesville High School seniors are among those who will move on to the next level. In football, Tre Lawson signed with Houston Baptist University, CJ Feagins signed with Hardin Simmons University, and Kenyon Overstreet and JD Harrison are both headed to Kansas Wesleyan University. In boys basketball Robyn Hardin signed with Dallas Christian College. In cross country, Gustavo Rojas signed with North Central Texas College. In boys soccer, Cesar Garcia and Abraham Saenz both signed with National Park College, and Jose Monsivais signed with Hill College. And in girls soccer, Alissa Galaviz signed with Southeastern Iowa Community College. In girls basketball, Pshyla Kemp signed with Temple College. And in powerlifting, Dwayne Wilson signed with Midland University.
Two Callisburg High School student-athletes will play at four-year schools. Landon Condiff signed a basketball scholarship with Southeastern Oklahoma State University and Emma Sledge signed to play volleyball at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
Valley View will be well represented at the next level. Graci Buckley signed to play softball with Independence (KS) Community College, Jayton Polley will play football at McPherson College, Jaxon James will play baseball at Northern Oklahoma College, Dillon Hodge and Zack Isbell will both play baseball at Labette (KS) College, and Jade Studamire will play basketball at Temple College.
From Lindsay, Caleb McKinney and Garrett Ellender both signed to play football at Texas Wesleyan University, Allison Hedrick signed to run cross country and track at Tarleton State University, Rachel Metzler signed a volleyball scholarship with Western Texas College, Parker Hillis signed a baseball scholarship with Pratt (KS) Community Collegeand Avery Hughes signed a cheerleading scholarship with the University of North Texas.
Three Muenster High School students are also moving on to four-year schools. Annie Anderle signed a basketball scholarship with Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Sarah Monday signed to play basketball at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, and Jonathan Wheeler signed to play baseball at Western Oklahoma State College.
At Sacred Heart, Jake Campbell signed a football scholarship with Wayland Baptist University.