Multiple Teams · Oilers, Panthers, and Huskies – Oh My

Oilers, Panthers, and Huskies – Oh My! Three Pirate athletes commit to continue to academic and athletic careers on National Signing Day!


Kylie Ray – University of Findlay – Volleyball and Track

Major – Physical Therapy

Favorite Sports Memory – “Qualifying and competing in the MHSAA State meet in the 300 hurdles because it was my first year competing in this event.”

Looking forward to –  “Meeting my teammates and working with my coaches.  Also, I’m excited to focus on my career (physical therapy) in the next couple years.”

“Kylie Ray is not only a fantastic athlete, but an exceptional young lady.  She is smart, engaging, articulate, humble, and a pleasure to spend time with.  I truly feel fortunate to have witnessed her growth these past 4 years.  Congratulations and the very best of luck at Findley.” Susan Bostian – Varsity Volleyball Coach

“Kylie has been a 4 year track girl and is one of the finest all-around athletes I have worked with.  Her natural talent combined with her relentless work ethic ,positivity, and competitive drive make her a force in Track & Field.  She is also very TEAM Driven looking out for the good of everyone and inspiring others to leave it all on the Track!  She will be a Great Asset to both the Track & Volleyball teams atFindlay University!” – Lynn Shelters – Varsity Track & Field Coach
Mitchell Dickey – Davenport University – Swimming
Major – Business
Favorite Sports Memory – “Qualifying for states and going all-conference in the same race in my sophomore year.  It was a really big moment for my swimming.”
Looking forward to – “The experience of being a college athlete next year, I can’t wait to get to know the team more!”

“Mitch is a really hard worker with a positive attitude and a great team leader both in and out of the pool.” – Laura Eibler – Varsity Swim and Dive Coach


Molly Bolang – Michigan Tech University
Major – Environmental Engineering
Favorite sports memory – “My favorite sports memory is always dancing across the field with Solana before every soccer game.”
Looking forward to – “Traveling and playing against my current teammates who are committed to other teams in the GLIAC. I am also looking forward to making lifelong friendships with my new teammates.”
“Molly was a welcome addition coming out as a Junior last year to run Track.  She is a talented athlete possessing speed, strength,and mental toughness to get her through the tough phase of the 400 meter which she excelled at last year.  She trains like a College athlete even in High School so I know she will do well at Michigan Tech next year!” – Lynn Shelters – Varsity Track and Field Coach