National Signing Day: Local athletes put pen to paper

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The first Wednesday every February is a special day for high school student athletes across the country, as it's National Signing Day.

It's mostly known for football signings, but other student athletes sign letters in other sports as well.

Here is a list of local high school athletes who signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday.

St. Thomas More

Thomas Rafferty - Chadron State     Football

Kobe Whipple - Chadron State         Football

Jake Larson - Chadron State           Football

Ryan Ahrenstorff - Chadron State    Football

Jake Bohnenkamp - SD Mines        Football

Jordan Graper - Northern State      Football

Rapid City Stevens

Emma Burns - U. of Minnesota     Softball

Molly McCloud - Mount Marty       Softball

Mya Hendry - Briar Cliff U.           Basketball

Kale Weis - Central College, IA    Soccer

Jamin Wurtz - U. of Sioux Falls     Football

Carter Stonecipher - Bismarck College   Baseball

Dawson Penticoff - Bismarck College     Baseball                    

Rapid City Central

Sara Gutknecht - Newman University    Soccer

Kyle Elder - U. of Mary                        Football

Ty Olson - Dakota Wesleyan              Football

Douglas High School

Justen Zbranek - Chadron State         Football


Joel Carpenter - Chadron State        Football


Keithan Funk - Chadron State         Football

New Underwood

Colton Cogdill - Black Hills State University    Football

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