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A Pair of Mankato West Scarlets are headed for UMD

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...Today was a special day for a pair of athletes at Mankato West high school who signed letters of intent to attend and play football next fall at the UNIVERSITY OF Minnesota Duluth.

Wide receiver Alex Knutson and Tight End Dan Wills were joined at todays ceremony by THEIR PROUD head coach Mark Esch.

....After opening comments from coach Esch, it was time to make it official as alex and dan both signed the dotted line to Attend the University of Duluth next fall. BOTH are looking forward to their future and EXPLAINED WHY they chose the bulldogs.

.... We would also like to congratulate Mankato East Lineman Corey Jans who signed today with Dakato Weslayen out of the NAIA, AND East GIRLS Soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Ekstadt who will perform next for the University of Mary, a division 2 school in Bismark ND.