Howell Central’s Micah Skebo signing with Washburn

Position: Defensive Back

Biggest Factors: Coaches/Location

Other Schools Considered: Lindenwood/Missouri S&T/Arkansas State

Say Thanks: My family and coaches

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Parkway North’s Andrew Jones To Play 2 Sports at Southwest Baptist

Of all the players signing letters of intent on this National Signing Day, few will sign to play two sports at the next level. Count Parkway North’s Andrew Jones among them, as he officially signs to play cornerback and center field at Southwest Baptist.

Biggest Factors: “This school had a great accounting program, which is what I want to study. The coaching staff is young and very energetic, and they have their minds set on a goals that I want to achieve.”

Other Schools Considered: William Jewell College, Harris Stowe State University, Lindenwood Belleville, Lane College

Say Thanks: “My family for all the support they have given me. God for giving me the skills to play at the next level. Also I want to thank my football and baseball coaches who never gave up on me and turned me into a great student and athlete.”

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DeSoto’s Caleb Keim signs with Culver-Stockton College

DeSoto High School Wide Receiver Caleb Keim signed Wednesday to play at Culver-Stockton College

Biggest Factors: “The school is gorgeous and very well maintained. It’s also very welcoming and everyone is really friendly. I liked what I heard from the college coaches like with the offense they run, how practice is going to be like, as well as the intensity in the weight room.”

Other Schools Considered: Avila University, Greenville College, Missouri Valley, Quincy University, Mid America Nazarene University

Say Thanks: “My Father, high school coaches, high school teachers, and all of the college coaches who gave me and opportunity to play at the next level.”

 

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Hazelwood Central Lineman Becton signs with Missouri State

On this National Signing Day 2017, Hazelwood Central OL/DL Edd Becton has decided to “Bear Up” and sign with Missouri State University in Springfield.

Biggest Factors: “The team made me feel like I was one of them.”

Other Schools Considered: KU , University of Tennessee Martin, and Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Say Thanks: “My mom and my high school coaches.”

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Ritenour Corner Tyler Ball Signs with Northeast Oklahoma

Ritenour High School’s Tyler Ball has DI football dreams, and has decided Northeast Oklahoma CC is the best way to achieve them.

Biggest Factors: Like how they run a man to man defense

Other Schools Considered: Hutchinson CC

Say Thanks: My Mom, Coach G ,My Dad, And my math Teacher Ms. Swallow

Final Thought: “Process was long but after I had talk to all of them I really thought NEO is my best fit.”

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Triad Linebacker Salopek ready for college home at Saint Xavier

Triad High School Linebacker Ethan Salopek will make it official on Wednesday, joining the 2017 recruiting class at Saint Xavier University. Here’s why:

Biggest Factors: “Saint Xavier is close to all of my family that lives up north. It also happens to be in my favorite city in the country, Chicago. Saint Xavier felt like home to me when I visited and the business program there is exceptional.”

Other Schools Considered: North Central College, Missouri Baptist University, College of Dupage, North Park University

Say Thanks To: “My parents who have always pushed me and made the me the man I am today. My coaches and teammates who are my second family and never let me slack and pushed me constantly. My friends and family for their constant support and love.”

Final Thoughts: “This was one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever made but I’m ready to make Saint Xavier my home. Go cougars!🐾”

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Vianney’s Jimmy Kaiser to sign with rebuilding Lindenwood Football program

Vianney Offensive Tackle Jimmy Kaiser will sign Wednesday to play at Lindenwood University, in a move the new Lions coaching staff must hope also means Kaiser’s pedigree as a state championship winner comes along for the ride to St. Charles. Here’s what he told STL Preps about the decision.

Biggest Factors: “The coaching staff was really cool and they have a good business school.”

Other Schools Considered: Missouri State, Emporia State, Missouri Western and Central Missouri

Say Thanks: My O-line coaches Coach Matt Markway and Coach Don Owens

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