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Oxford Senior Commits To Bevill State

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OXFORD, AL- Shelby Hicks has excelled in many different ways playing the sport that she loves during her high school career.

Next season she will focus completely on softball at Bevill State. Hicks announced via social media on Wednesday that she will play for the Bears who are now reinstating their softball program.

“I’m extremely excited,” Hicks said. “I love the sport and I have so much respect for Coach Brown. I’m looking forward to continuing to play the sport that I love on the collegiate level.”

Hicks said she feels that Bevill is just like home for her. “It’s not very big but it’s not too small,” Hicks said. She wants to study to become a neonatal nurse.

“I love their coach,” Hicks Said. “As soon as I met her I told my parents I wanted to play for her.”

Matt Hicks who is the father and coach of Shelby Hicks said he is beyond proud of his daughter. Hicks will finish her high school softball career as an Oxford Yellow Jacket.

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