Philip Wood The Press Tribune Oakmont senior Karlie Garcia smiles as she watches her mom, Cindy, add her signature to Karlie’s national letter of intent with the University of Mississippi on Wednesday. The two-time cross country All-American plans to run cross country and track and field at Ole Miss.
Philip Wood The Press Tribune Surrounded by her softball teammates, Stephanie Johnson signs a national letter of intent with McCook (Neb.) Community College on Wednesday.
Bill Poindexter The Press Tribune Attired in Air Force Academy apparel, twins Chloe and Lily Forlini show off their national letters of intent following a signing ceremony Wednesday morning in the Granite Bay High School career center.
Philip Wood The Press Tribune Karlie Garcia, left, and Nicole Pasdera, left-handers both, sign their national letters of intent Wednesday at Oakmont. A crowd of students packed the career center for the ceremony and cheered on their schoolmates.
Philip Wood The Press Tribune With the stage all to herself and a bouquet of flowers at her side, Roseville senior Paige Crouch signs her national letter of intent to play soccer at the University of Arizona. Now at 100 percent following knee surgery last spring, Crouch will run track for the Tigers this spring.
Philip Wood The Press Tribune Roseville senior Chanisse Hendrix acknowledges the applause of family and friends during her signing ceremony Wednesday. Hendrix will play soccer for Colorado College next school year.
Philip Wood The Press Tribune Lauren Stafford enjoys the moment during her signing ceremony Wednesday at Roseville. Stafford, a skilled defender, will play soccer at Montana State Billings.
Bill Poindexter The Press Tribune All decked out in their future college colors, Lauren Kinloch (track and field, UC Davis), Brett Bautista (baseball, San Jose State), Tommy Thompson (soccer, Indiana) and Beau Hershberger (football, Nevada-Reno) listen as Granite Bay Athletic Director Tim Healy speaks during Wednesday morning's signing ceremony in the career center.
Bill Poindexter The Press Tribune Four of 14 Granite Bay student-athletes who signed a national letter of intent Wednesday included, from left, Lauren Fitzgerald (swimming, Rice), Hannah Calton (swimming, Loyola Marymount), Katrina Reeves (lacrosse, San Diego State) and Brigid Lummis (soccer, Sonoma State).
Bill Poindexter The Press Tribune Signing their names during a national letter of intent ceremony Wednesday at Granite Bay were, from left, Lily and Chloe Forlini (tennis, Air Force Academy), Tommy Thompson (soccer, Indiana), Paige Lee (golf, UC Davis), Lauren Fitzgerald (swimming, Rice) and Hannah Calton (swimming, Loyola Marymount).