Monroe City senior Parker Yager signed his national letter of intent with the Central Methodist University track and field program on Wednesday afternoon.
The 2017 Class 2 runner-up pole vaulter spoke with the Courier-Post about his decision.
Courier-Post: What are the emotions like for you to sign with Central Methodist to continue your track and field career over the next four years?
Parker Yager: “My heart has been pounding all day. I am nervous, but I’m just writing my name, so I don’t really know why. I think it’s awesome. I love the sport. I love the thrill I get out of it. And I love being on a team, the people I meet.”