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May 21, 2013

Smith signs with NW Florida

— Athens senior Alliyah Smith signed a basketball scholarship with Northwest Florida College at a ceremony Tuesday morning at Athens High School. Smith, a six-foot, two-inch center, played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game along with the AHSAA North-South All-Star game. Seated above from left are Alliyah’s sister, Carie Smith; niece, Malaysia Smith and father, James Smith. Standing are Athens head coach Eddie Murphree and assistant coach Dwayne Shoulders.

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