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EGC Bobcats bag Baggs
Local athlete signs scholarship to play college ball
17U Rebels assistant coach David Linderman and Rebels founder Ernie Walthour stand behind Lazaruss Baggs, center, who signed a scholarship Wednesday to play at East Georgia College. Bagg’s father Larry Baggs, mother Zettie Anderson, Bobcat coach Neil Bailey and Baggs’ girlfriend Nicole Johnson joined in the celebration. - photo by Phgoto by Patty Leon

After spending his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons playing on the hardwood at Liberty County High School, Lazaruss Baggs spent his senior year on the Long County Blue Tide’s basketball court. And on Wednesday afternoon, Baggs made one more move, trading in his Tide jersey for an East Georgia College uniform.

The 6-foot, 5-inch forward also has played for the St. James Coastal Crew Rebels since he was 14, and Rebels founder Ernie Walthour said he knew Baggs would catch EGC Bobcat coach Neil Bailey’s attention.

For the complete story pick up a copy of Friday's Coastal Courier.

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