February 2, 2022

Benton, Ark.

Congratulations to the following student athletes as they sign their National Letter of Intent in their sport.

Abigail McElhaney Cross Country/Track, Ouachita Baptist University

Coach Randy Shaw said, “She’s been on our conference championship team and has been a great asset to the team.”

Melina West Cross Country/Track, Ouachita Baptist University 

Coach Randy Shaw said, “She won the mile and 1600 meter championship last year, and it’s been an honor to coach her.”

Miguel Mendez Cross Country, National Park College 

Coach Ginther said, “It’s a great opportunity for him and I’m thrilled he’s going to run at the next level.”

Karis Guthrie Soccer Central Baptist College

Coach Kylie Buttram said, “She shows up every day, she works hard, she’s the athlete every coach hopes to have on their team.”

Irelyn Flynn Volleyball, Spring Hill College 

“As a teammate she finds the positive in any situation. She’s a true example of hard work,” said Coach Michelle Shoppach.

Andre Lane Football, Ouachita Baptist University 

“OBU is getting a great one. You can count on him, that’s Andre Lane.” said Coach Brad Harris.