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Area athletes sign and commit to colleges

Posted May 15, 2013 by Scott Purks

Updated May 17, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Plant’s football team continued piling up its college scholarship signings this week as five seniors made their commitments official: Defensive lineman Eliel Shines (Seton Hill in Pennsylvania), quarterback Kyle Groh (Ohio Wesleyan), defensive end Kareem Martin (Lindenwood University in Missouri), defensive lineman-linebacker Eliel Shines (Seton Hill), defensive tackle Gage Stokes (Northeastern Oklahoma A&M) and receiver K.J. Walker (Averett University in Virginia). That pushed the Panthers’ total football signings to 15 for the 2012-13 school year.

Plant golfer Ryan Gendron also signed with St. Leo College and Nikki Misner signed a softball scholarship with Maine

On the track scene, Riverview High sprinter Chase McCoy announced he is committing to a track scholarship with the University of Central Missouri.
McCoy, who finished sixth in the 100 meters at the Class 4A state track meet, is scheduled to sign his scholarship on Monday, May 20.

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