Former Ironwood Ridge standout Shane Erickson and Cienega standout Christian Dicochea signed with Rainy River Community College located in International Falls, Minnesota. Erickson was an NJCAA Academic All-American playing for Pima last season and he will be joining former Nighthawk Julián de Alva with the Voyageurs.
Former Bobcats Esteban Ruelas and John Hudson moved from Rainy River to Dickinson State over the summer. The Blue Hawks compete in the NorthStar Athletic Association.
Rainy River competes in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) and the program won the 2021 Northern Division championship.
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