Major congratulations to Killeen & Ellison High School's Class of 2017 student athletes as 16 students from the Eagles and 6 from Killeen are moving ahead and continuing their athletic careers on signing day!

According to our news partner, KWTX News 10, over 20 student athletes from a wide variety of athletics including football, basketball, track & field, and wrestling are headed to the next level! Let's salute these kids and show them love for achieving their goals!

KILLEEN HIGH SCHOOL:

Bobby Smith/ Track /Texas State
D’andra Bundick/ Swimming / Wayland Baptist University
Jared Jones / Baseball / Oklahoma Wesleyan
Alexus Scharkley / Basketball / Paul Quinn
Carlos Wilson /Track / Texas State
Cinque Sambula / Track / Langston University

ELLISON HIGH SCHOOL:

La’Praisjan Johnson South Plains Basketball
Gemma Alhambra Temple College Basketball
Dajuan Jones Sam Houston State University Basketball
Michael Aranda Central Christian College Basketball
Travian Wright Mountain View College Basketball
Ronald Williams Mountain View College Basketball
Ikaika Clay Gallaudet University Football
Tevin Dawson Howard Payne Football
Josiah Dykes East Texas Baptist Football
Daniel Garcia McMurry Univ. Football
Calvin Washington Arkansas Baptist Univ. Football
Lourdes Moreno Northwest Kansas Tech. Soccer
Madison Livers Hill College Softball
Zyan Russell Barton College Swim
Tiryek West Oklahoma Wesleyan Wrestling
Adrian Bess Oklahoma Wesleyan Wrestling

I just want to take a moment to congratulate all these amazing kids moving on to the next level, but I want to personally congratulate my son, Ikaika Clay, who signed to play football for Gallaudet University in Washington D.C.