Two West Valley runners sign with colleges

FAIRBANKS, AK-Yesterday two cross country athletes for the West Valley Wolfpack signed their national letters of intent. Kuba Grzeda will be going to the Big Sky Conference signing with Portland State University's division one cross country program. Dorothy O'Donnell will stay close to home signing the Nanooks of UAF.

Grzenda won a state title in 2011 the first to do that for West Valley since 1979 and was big part of the Wolfpack getting team titles at regionals and state last year. Grzenda (Zenda) will help turnaround the Vikings who finished last in the Big Sky last season.

O'Donnell the former hurdler was second in the state as a junior, a top ten runner in regionals and top 20 in the state meet last year. O' Donnel joins a Nanooks squad that finished 20th in the NCAA West Regionals last season.