Bulldog thrower signs to West Point

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Turlock High alum Jake Dirkse has had big dreams and goals from a young age, one of them was to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and compete in collegiate athletics at the NCAA Division-I level.

On Jan. 2, that goal came to fruition when Dirkse signed his National Letter of Intent after receiving a full-ride scholarship for track and field to compete in the shot-put, discus and javelin for the D-I athletic program.

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