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Brown to battle as Viking
FPCA student to play basketball for St. Johns River
FPCA Highlander Mike Brown signed a scholarship Monday to play for St. John’s River Community College as St. John’s basketball coach Buster Harvey, Brown’s parents Debra and Mike Brown Sr., Highlander assistant coach David Linderman, school board member Jerry Kicklighter, FPCA Head Master Amy Swindell, Rebels’ founder Ernie Walthour, school board member Jay Osteen and Highlanders coach David Jones cheered him on. - photo by Phgoto by Patty Leon

As a Highlander for First Presbyterian Christian Academy, Mike Brown ruled the hardwood and helped his squad earn three state rings during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons. The lanky 6-foot, 3-inch athlete averaged 12.2 points per game his senior year, using his lightning speed and accuracy to come through time and time again in critical moments.

Monday morning, the Highlander signed a scholarship to play at St. John’s River Community College where he will trade his Highlander garments for Viking battle attire in his quest to eventually play for a Division I school.

Read the complete story by picking up a copy of Wednesday's Coastal Courier.

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