The Best of the Rest: Signing Day at Illini West

Connor Rothert will hit the links for Lincoln College as soon as this fall. / Joe Murano

It was a banner day up in Carthage, as six student athletes from Illini West High School pledged their intent to play sports at the collegiate level. Drake and Zane Schmudlach sign on to play football at the soon to be Division II school McKendree College, while Ser Whitaker will take up the Decathlon at the University of Missouri.

Click above to hear from the rest of the Charger athletes whom have signed letters of intent, including Lindsay Beach to Carl Sandburg (Cross Country), Dayna Bundy to Iowa Wesleyan (Softball) and Connor Rothert to Lincoln College (Golf).