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  • Writer's pictureEli Hardegree

Seven Athletes Officially Commit to their Futures

Seven seniors signed their letters of intent this Wednesday, taking the next step in their athletic and academic careers. Hundreds of students gathered in the gym to witness their classmates commit to their futures.

Hannah Stubbs signed to play volleyball for Huntingdon College this Wednesday. In her four years at Columbus High, she led the volleyball team to three region titles.

Columbus saw seven football players sign to play at the collegiate level Wednesday afternoon, the most in the program's history. Left to Right: Davion Peterson (Reinhardt), Dermon Richard Jr. (Reinhardt), Bridger Jones (Wofford), Robert Edwards III (Georgia Southern), Christopher Reed (Birmingham Southern), and Damion Brown (Baldwin Wallace). (Photo: Eli Hardegree; @edh_photo)

Dermon Richard addresses the media following the signing. This is the first of many media encounters for the Reinhardt commit.

(Photo: Eli Hardegree; @edh_photo)

Ashton Smith poses with Georgia Southern commit Robert Edwards III. The two will be attending Georgia Southern together next year.

(Photo: Eli Hardegree; @edh_photo)

Reinhardt commit Davion Peterson embraces his uncle, Robert Edwards Jr. Edwards is also the father of Georgia Southern commit Robert Edwards III.

(Photo: Eli Hardegree; @edh_photo)

Bridger Jones poses for a selfie with Caroline Lester, Grayson Dykes, and Laney Green. The Wofford commit has emerged as a fan-favorite among his classmates in his four years at Columbus High.

(Photo: Eli Hardegree; @edh_photo)

Davion Peterson, Robert Edwards III, Bridger Jones, and Dermon Richard pose with trainer Savannah DeLuca. She has served as the trainer for Columbus High for the past two years, supporting athletes and helping them get back on the field.

(Photo: Eli Hardegree; @edh_photo)


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