Grandson of Crookston's Dale and Mary Ann Knotek, Jaxon Knotek, signed to play basketball for the Bison.

    Jaxon Knotek signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the Division I North Dakota State University Bison. Knotek’s mother and father, Crystal and Tim, are formerly from Crookston. Knotek’s grandparents, Roger and Gladys Sondrol, also resided in Crookston.    

    Knotek is currently a senior at River Falls High School in Wisconsin. A 6’6” shooting guard, Knotek averaged 19.5 points last season. Knotek also earned the honors of Player of the Year for the Big River Conference, NW Wisconsin First Team, All-State Honorable Mention and is a preseason selection for All-State First Team this year.    

    Knotek serves as the first basketball recruit from River Falls to play Division I.