WDC's Thomas to play football at Valley City State
Wadena-Deer Creek senior Steven Thomas signed a Letter of Intent recently to play football for the Valley City State University (VCSU) Vikings the fall of 2019.
VCSU Head Football Coach Dennis McCulloch said he is excited to have Thomas on board joining the Viking Football program. Thomas will be competing as a defensive linemen for VCSU.
“We are excited to see him come in and compete. We are very impressed with Steven as a person and player. He will be a great fit at VCSU and Viking Football,” said McCulloch via email.
VCSU is a member of the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA). Other teams in that conference include: Bellevue (Neb.) University, Dakota State University-Madison, S.D.; Dickinson (N.D.) State University, Mayville (N.D.) State University, Presentation College-Aberdeen, S.D., Viterbo University-La Crosse, Wisc., and Waldorf University-Forest City, Iowa.
WDC Head Football Coach Howie Kangas said it’s great to see one of WDC’s student-athletes pursue football at the collegiate level.
“Steven is going to be a great addition at VCSU. This kid is good and he loves football," said Kangas.
The 6-foot, 285-pound running back/defensive lineman had another breakout season for the Wolverines this past fall. Thomas was selected to the 6AA All-Section Football Team and was named All-Conference the last two seasons. He also plays basketball for the Wolverines. He is the son of Abra and Victoria Hunt of Wadena.
Congratulations, Steven, and best of luck! #WDCproud