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Future decided: Multiple local athletes sign commitments

Kingsford football players — from left, Cardel Morton, Elizin Rouse, Wyatt Scott and Noah Johnson — signed their National Letter of Intent on Wednesday at Kingsford High School. Morton and Rouse committed to Northern Michigan University, while Scott and Johnson are headed to Michigan Techno- logical University. (Courtesy photo)
Iron Mountain senior Matthew Colavecchi (center, sitting) signed his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to play football for Michigan Technological University. Colavecchi was joined by (front row from left) Audre Colavecchi, Chris Colavecchi, Kim Webb, Jeff Webb, (back row from left), Sandy Kwetkowski, Alice Caccia, Michael Colavecchi, Grace Webb, Emmy Lou Harder, Doug Harder. (Sean Chase/Daily News photo)
Iron Mountain senior Matthew Colavecchi signs his commitment letter for Michigan Tech. (Sean Chase/Daily News photo)
Norway seniors (from left) Ian Popp, Wyatt Spade and Alex Ortman sign National Letters of Intent at Norway High School on Wednesday. They’re joined by Norway football coaches (from left) Chris Berndt, Scott Popp and Andy Medina. Popp and Spade committed to Michigan Tech for football. Ortman committed to Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. to play basketball and baseball. (Sean Chase/Daily News photo)
Norway senior Alex Ortman (center) signs his commitment letter to Gallaudet University. He is joined by (from left) his dad, Steve, and his mom, Amy. (Sean Chase/Daily News photo)
Norway senior Wyatt Spade (center) signs his commitment letter to Michigan Tech. (Sean Chase/Daily News photo)
Norway senior Ian Popp (center) signs his commitment letter to Michigan Tech. He is joined by (from left) his mom, Tanya, and his father, Scott. (Sean Chase/Daily News photo)

National Signing Day is an annual event each year. In 2024, multiple athletes from local area high school signed their name on the dotted line looking to continue their athletic careers.

Kingsford High School had four athletes sign National Letters of Intent on Wednesday. Elizin Rouse and Cardel Morton committed to Northern Michigan University while Noah Johnson and Wyatt Scott are headed to Michigan Technological University. All four are committed for football.

Iron Mountain High School’s Matthew Colavecchi was the Mountaineers only signee on Tuesday. He committed to Michigan Tech’s football team.

Three athletes from Norway High School inked their names onto their letters of intent as well. Ian Popp and Wyatt Spade are headed to Michigan Tech to play football while Alex Ortman will make the journey to Washington D.C. to Gallaudet University to play basketball and baseball.

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