Hansen chooses NIACC

West Fork senior Jake Hansen, front and center, signed a letter of intent to run both cross country and track at NIACC on Thursday, March 30 at Mason City. He is pictured with his sister, Ciara, left, his mother, Deb, right. In the back row is his high school coach, Mark Twedt, left, and his father, Doug. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

MASON CITY – In order to open up more options for the future, West Fork senior Jake Hansen signed a letter of intent to run both cross country and track at NIACC.

Since he has already been taking courses at the school, Hansen needs only 24 credits to graduate and said he hopes the exposure of a year at the junior college will only help when it comes to choosing a four-year school.

Read more in the April 6 print editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.