Wednesday was the first official signing day for high school athletes to signal their intent and preps stars from all over the state signed on with colleges near and far.
Also Nick Jakusz from our new affiliate in Chadron AM 610 KCSR has this report on Kelsie Lliteras who is heading to North Carolina State.
Lincoln Southwest senior Stacie Hansen signed with Drake to play volleyball.
Lincoln Southeast senior Josh Scheffert signed to play baseball at Nebraska.
At Lincoln Pius X, volleyball teammates Lauren Cook (UCLA) and Natalie Braun (Furman) signed letters.
Kevin Gillick, a golfer at Pius X, signed with Denver.
Caroline Barber of Pius X signed with Murray State’s rifle program.
Bellevue West: Emily Hauder, basketball, Northwest Missouri State.
Lincoln East: Kelsey Newman, basketball, Emporia State. Nicole Gingery, volleyball, Emporia State. Natalie Ebke, volleyball, UNO.
Lincoln Southeast: K.K. Houser, basketball, Purdue. Marissa Kastanek, basketball, North Carolina State. Matt Hagerbaumer, basketball, UNO. Josh Scheffert, baseball, Nebraska.
Lincoln Southwest: Stacie Hansen, volleyball, Drake.
Millard South: John Rasmussen, golf, Creighton. Morgan Denson, wrestling, UNO. Molly Negrete, softball, UNO.
Millard West: Jasmin Corbin, basketball, Creighton. Tyler Niederklein, baseball, Nebraska. Evan Johnston, lacrosse, Wheeling Jesuit University.
Millard North: Jenny Brown, softball, Augustana. Kiley Herold, basketball, UNO. Kaitlin Klingemann, volleyball, South Dakota State. Melissa McFarlane, basketball, Colorado. Eric McKnight, tennis, UNO.
Omaha Creighton Prep: Ryan Briggs, baseball, Virginia. Billy Kunkel, swimming, Western Kentucky.
Omaha Marian: Anna Kirshenbaum, tennis, Creighton. Kassie Nurton, softball, Wayne State.
Omaha Mercy: Erin Dougherty, volleyball, West Texas A&M.
Omaha Skutt: Tina Winter, softball, South Dakota State
Papillion-La Vista: Gina Mancuso, volleyball, Nebraska. Chelsey Feekin, volleyball, Wichita State. Melyssa Doerr, golf, UNO. Marlee Petersen, softball, South Dakota State. Krista Honken, softball, South Dakota State. Amanda Neumann, softball, Southwest Minnesota State. Lindsay Redding, softball, UNO. Megan Southworth, softball, Nebraska.
Papillion-La Vista South: Breanna Brandt, volleyball, Augustana. Justine Buskirk, volleyball, St. Cloud State. Ally Mathewson, softball, Creighton. Emily Perry, softball, Creighton. Becky Dunn, softball, University of Nebraska Kearney.
South Sioux City: McKayla Knudson, basketball, South Dakota.