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Shedeur Sanders commits to Jackson State to play for his dad, Deion Sanders

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Shedeur Sanders (photo source: Twitter)

Shedeur Sanders has officially committed to Jackson State University to play football next year under his father, Deion Sanders, JSU’s head coach.

Shedeur Sanders announced the news Friday on social media.

Sanders is a quarterback for Trinity Christian High School in Texas. He originally committed to play football at Florida Atlantic University before his father became the Tiger’s head coach.

Sanders will be a big addition to the Tigers who have struggled over the years. Since Deion Sanders became head coach, the team is attracting more recruits.

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Former VHS quarterback Johnson scores two touchdowns for Coahoma

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Former Vicksburg High School football player Joe Johnson Jr. had a great game Thursday night as he helped Coahoma Community College to a big win over Holmes Community College.

Johnson scored two touchdowns that contributed to the Tigers 26-14 victory, giving them a 2-2 record. Thursday was Johnson’s best performance this season, and he gave fans a good look at what he can do when he has the ball in his hands.

Johnson graduated from VHS in 2018 and was the starting quarterback for three years. He led the Gators to the playoffs each season he started.

 

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Vicksburg High Gators football team clinches a playoff spot

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(photo by Cedric Tillman)

The Vicksburg High School football team has clinched a playoff spot.

The 2020 season will be the Gators first time in the playoffs since 2017 when they played under former head coach Lorenzo Breland. This season, the Gators have a 3-6 record under head coach Todd McDaniels who has been leading the team all year.

It is unclear who will be the Gators’ opponent in the playoffs, but they will first focus on defeating the Holmes County Central Jaguars Friday in their regular season finale.

The Gators have plenty of momentum going into tonight’s game as they are coming off a 36-20 win against Canton High School two weeks ago.

Tonight’s game will be at Holmes County Central High School. The Jaguars are coached by former VHS head coach Marcus Rogers.

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PCA girls basketball team defeats Franklin Academy 51-42

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Olivia Masterson, front, and Zy Smith, back, of the Porter's Chapel Eagles. (photo by Keith Phillips)

The Porter’s Chapel Academy girls basketball team won its home opener against Franklin Academy Thursday night in a big 51-42 victory.

The Lady Eagles controlled the ball most of the night and had a good 36-18 lead by halftime.

Yakia Burns led the Eagles in points with 32 and 11 rebounds on the night. Teammate Zy Smith pitched in with 14 points to help the Eagles secure the victory that brought their record to 2-1.

“I felt like I performed good tonight by penetrating the gaps and communicating on defense to help the team,” Burns said.

PCA will face Franklin Academy again Tuesday but they will travel this time in hopes of bringing home another win for the Eagles.

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