Area Prep Athlete Signings


By The Telegram

Every year, high school student-athletes from the 19 southwest Kansas communities in The Telegram's coverage area, make decisions on where they will attend college the following fall, and also if they will continue their athletic career.

The recent school year has been no exception.

More than 70 boys and girls have signed letters-of-intent to attend community colleges, small colleges, Division II and I universities.

Eighteen football players and 17 track and field/cross country athletes led the way in the letter signings.

throughout the school year. There were 13 different sports represented in the signings.



Ross Davis, HugotonNorthwest Missouri State Univ.

Trevor Leverett, SubletteDodge City C.C.

Thomas Solorio, Garden CityIndependence C.C.

Men's Basketball

Christian Fischer, CimarronTabor College

Caleb Fischer, CimarronTabor College

Heath Tucker, HolcombWashburn University

Women's Basketball

Tailor Bremer, Wichita CountyNorthwest Kansas Technical

Ashtynn Burns, CimarronMid-America Nazarene

Rebecca Dupree, CimarronSterling College

Tonia McKee, Garden CityGarden City Community College

Rebecca Wyatt, IngallsPratt Community College


Bradley Campbell, HugotonMcPherson College

Ty Clark, CimarronDodge City Community College

Jacob Cron, Stanton CountyFriends University

Hunter Delgado, Garden CityHutchinson Community College

AJ Erives, UlyssesGarden City Community College

Javier Esquivel, LakinDodge City Community College

Montana Fuller, Garden City-- Hutchinson Community College

Brendan Giesick, SublettePittsburg State University

Gage McAtee, LakinHutchinson Community College

Jorge Mendez, UlyssesGarden City Community College

Colton Northrup, Wichita CountyGarden City Community College

Mitchell Persinger, HugotonKansas Wesleyan University

Chase Rudzik, UlyssesPittsburg State University

Brock Shepard, Wichita CountyGarden City Community College

Dusty Tempel, Garden CityGarden City Community College

Greyson Tempel, Garden CityPittsburg State University

Matthew Tuttle, Scott CityDodge City Community College

Travis Webb, SublettePittsburg State University

Boys Golf

Austin Swender, Garden CityGarden City Community College

Girls Golf

Mackenzie Becker, HolcombDodge City Community College

McKayla Hendrix, LakinDodge City Community College

Olivia Ortega, HolcombDodge City Community College

Kiah Rash, SyracuseKansas Wesleyan University

Abbi Shaddix, Garden CityUniversity of North Texas

Girls Soccer

Enneliese Alcantar, Garden CityHesston College

Cecilia Alvarez, Garden CityPratt Community College

Evelyn Rodriguez, Garden CityBarton Community College

Maria Rodriguez, Garden CityBarton Community College

Lauren Walz, Garden CityCoffeyville Community College


Kennedy Brunson, Garden CitySeward County

Karlee Davidson, LakinBethel College (Also volleyball)

Taryn Garza, HugotonDodge City C.C.

Jamie St. Clair, Garden CitySeward County


Samantha Norton, Garden City--Tabor College, Hillsboro

Track & Field/Cross Country

Katie Bailey, Wichita CountyFriends University

Chisholm Branscum, UlyssesOttawa University

Kayla Doll, Garden CityKansas State University

Caitlyn Frazer, Garden CityGarden City Community College

Neysa Harman, Garden CityGarden City Community College

Chelsea Jackson, Garden CityFort Hays State University

Alex Martinez, LakinDodge City Community College

Josh Mehl, Wichita CountyNebraska-Kearney

Alex Miller, Garden CityKansas State University

Zach Miller, UlyssesGarden City Community College

Ivan Perez, Garden CityBethany College

Kara Simmons, LakinFort Hays State University

Ashley Smith, Garden CitySouthwestern College

Isaac Stanley, CimarronSouthwestern College

Taryn Tempel, Garden CityUniv. of Kansas (track)

Megan Thornburg, Scott CityFort Hays State University

Kelly Wycoff, Scott CityFort Hays State University


Krissa Dearden, Scott CityKansas Wesleyan University

Hailee Hoskinson, CimarronDodge City Community College

Morgan Kistler, UlyssesNeosho County Community College

Taylor Linenberger, Garden CityGarden City Community College

Bailey Nickel, Scott CityHutchinson Community College


Chris Adler, Garden CityNeosho County

Warren Kropp, Scott CityConcordia University

Otto Orosco, UlyssesKansas Newman

Sammy Reyes, Garden CityNeosho County

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