April 20, 2014

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Monroe signs Letter of Intent with Transylvania

A large group of family, friends and teammates were in attendance to watch Mason Monroe sign a Letter of Intent with Transylvania University to continue his basketball career at the next level, Wednesday, April 17. Back row, from left: Jon Wirth, Brent Sowder, Keaton Belcher (Wildcats J.V. coach), Chad Simms (assistant principal), Bonnie Monroe (grandmother), Johnny Monroe (grandfather), Ed Cravens (Wildcats head coach). Front row: Alva Lee Wright (grandfather), Michele Monroe (mother), Mason Monroe, Clay Monroe (brother), Kent Monroe (father). Photo by Jackie Vaughn.

By Sam McClanahan, Reporter

Mason Monroe, the second-leading scorer in Pendleton County Wildcats basketball history signed a letter of intent to continue his basketball career at Division III Transylvania University on Wednesday, April 17.

Monroe finished his varsity career with 2,128 points, and is looking forward to the opportunity of creating a new legacy with the Pioneers. "I'm really excited to continue my career at the next level. Transylvania, ultimately will give me the education that I need to pursue my career. Using the game to game to get an education is pretty important to me," said Monroe.