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Prep football stars choose their collegeSubmitted: 02/05/2014
Story By Joe Dufek


- The N-F-L Draft is the biggest weekend for college football players.

For high school stars, it's National Signing Day. It's the first day seniors
can officially commit to where they will play in college.

Wednesday morning, two Antigo football stars sgined on the dotted line.

Tight end Josh Hale is headed to Division One South Dakota. Hale's a 3-time
letter winner in football. He has also played baseball and track and field for
Antigo. He's expected to contribute right away for the Coyotes.


Blake Kirsh decided to go to Division Two Sioux Falls, SD. He was a mainstay
for the Red Robins offensive line.

In Eagle River, wide receiver Sam Lacko committed to Michigan Tech - another D-2
program. Tech is well-known for its engineering program. Plus, the school is a
short two-hour drive from home.

We'll hear from the three athletes this weekend on Friday Night Blitz at 10pm.

Other area stars signing today include Marcus Gabriel of Newman Catholic decided
to go to St. Cloud State in Minnesota.

Wisconsin's signings include George Panos, an offensive guard from Hartland.
He's considered among the top 100 recruits in the country.


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