February 28, 2024

Two GCHS Athletes Sign University Letters of Intent for 2013-Audio


Garden City, KS (www.westernkansasnews.com) – After completing an extremely successful Golf career at Garden City High School finishing 3rd individually this past season at the 6A State Golf Tournament, senior Abbey Campbell will take her game to the next level. Campbell signed a letter of intent yesterday with the University of Missouri Kansas City to play Golf for the Lady Roos next year. She is the second Lady Buff Linkster to sign with a Division I program back to back, as Mackenzie Thayer signed last year with the University of Kansas after winning the individual 6A State title last season. Campbell also helped her team to the 6A runner-up finish in 2011 at Shadow Glen Golf Club in Kansas City. Abbey Campbell comments on the relief she feels after signing, the choices she had and why she chose UMKC.


Johna McClelland 6-3 senior post player for the Lady Buffs Basketball team has signed with the Division II Washburn University Lady Blues, to play Basketball next season. McClelland transferred to Garden City from Holcomb her sophomore season and has been a key inside player for the Lady Buffs for the past two years with the 2012-2013 season yet to be completed. Johna has averaged 7 points and 5 rebounds per game for the past two seasons and was noticed by Icabod Coach Ron McHenry this past summer playing for MoKan and Team Maximize Kansas each of the last two summers. Johna McClelland comments on the Lady Blue program and the reason she chose Washburn over several other schools.


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