Region 8 HS athletes sign to play college sports (2020-2021)

Region 8 HS athletes sign to play college sports (2020-2021)
(Source: KAIT)

Some of the best standouts in Region 8 high school sports are heading to the next level.

We’ll update this page over the coming days and months with athletes that have signed to play college sports.

If we missed any signings or would like to tell us about a upcoming ceremony, feel free to email Sports Director Chris Hudgison (


Terry Wells (Wynne) - Arkansas (raw interview here)

Connor Clark (Jonesboro) - UCA (raw interview here)

Bernard Turner (Nettleton) - Tabor College

Ty Dugger (Harding Academy) - Harding

Adam Fager (Harding Academy) - Harding

Nathan Adams (Westside) - Ouachita Baptist

Jaylen Shepard (West Memphis) - Arkansas Tech

Bentley Hart (Brookland) - Missouri S&T

Cole Littrell (Valley View) - Missouri S&T

Gage Hershberger (Mountain Home) - Missouri S&T

Bryce Hobson (Palestine-Wheatley) - Lyon

Brady Miller (Manila) - Lyon

Druw Reynolds (Gosnell) - Northeastern State

Markel Wynn (Marion) - Lincoln University

Brandon Mackey (Marion) - Lincoln University


Dawson Chester (Pocahontas) - Arkansas State (raw interview here)

Cooper Pieri (Gosnell) - Arkansas State (raw interview here)

Jake Henry Williams (Jonesboro) - Connors State

Nate Crider (Greene County Tech) - Connors State

Fowler Maddox (Valley View) - Williams Baptist


Zane Butler (Greene County Tech) - SIU Edwardsville

Colbi Maples (Earle) - Grambling

Kate Gilbert (Mountain Home) - Drury

Bailey Augustine (Walnut Ridge) - Union


Helena Garcia (Brookland) - Three Rivers

Alex Jeter (Greene County Tech) - Central Baptist


Reese Owens (Valley View) - Union

Jadyn Hesse (Harrisburg) - Crowley’s Ridge College


Sidney Dunham (Valley View) - TCU (raw interview here)


Simon McBride (Paragould) - Henderson State


Michael Steele (Walnut Ridge) - Williams Baptist

Cross Country/Track

Anna Joy Allen (Brookland) - Arkansas State (raw interview here)


Samantha Jones (Greene County Tech) - Lyon

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