Perry’s “KK” Smith signs with Lady Mariners

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Perry has to order an extra pair of shoes for next year. They’re for the additional person that’s going to be needed to fill those of Kirondria Smith. The Perry student-athlete signed a basketball scholarship to Coastal Georgia Wednesday. “Since she’s been here she’s won a lot of games for us and scored a lot of points,” said Tyler Rodgers, …

Lady Eagle signs with Coastal Georgia

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The Region 1-AAAAAA champion Northside Lady Eagles had another of its squad sign a college scholarship recently. This time it was Tikarra Benoit who inked her Letter of Intent to the College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick. “She meant a great deal (to this team),” said Lady Eagles Head Coach Ashleigh Fox, the team finishing 17-10 but falling by one …

Perry’s LaShandria Mallard signs with Lawson State

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He made her laugh. That might seem like such a simple thing but in this case it meant the difference between Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Alabama and Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama. “That’s the way to get to my heart,” said LaShandria Mallard of Lawson State Community College Women’s Head Basketball Coach Aubrey Wiley, the …

VHS’s Carrington Kee, Ana Thorne sign scholarships

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Veterans High had two sign scholarships Thursday at the school. Carrington Kee will be continuing her basketball career and education at Brewton-Parker in Mount Vernon and Ana Thorne will be doing likewise – in golf – at Point University in West Point. “I would say I put in a lot of work,” said Kee of the obvious – what it …

NHS’s Alexia Galloway, Jaliyah Lynch sign basketball scholarships

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“A big year of change.” So said Northside High School Athletics Director Kevin Kinsler of the Lady Eagles’ 2016-2017 basketball season. He was referring mainly to Casaundra Wilson – a coach he said had done a “legendary job” – stepping down and Ashleigh Fox taking over – she in turn leading the team to a 17-10 record and the Region …