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Tide 3-point specialist signs with Gordon
Graduating Blue Tide senior Norman Thompson signs a letter of intent to play basketball for Gordon College as Long County coach Joseph Austin, Gordon College head coach Israel Ingle, Thompson’s sister Dejanee Thompson, brother Dy’Quez Crumbry, sister Ty’Brean Crumbry, Long County coach Ryan Bailey, Thompson’s mother Denise Armster and grandmother Jacqueline Thompson cheer him on. - photo by Photo by Mike Riddle

When Norman Thompson transferred from Thomasville to Long County after the 2009 Christmas break, Blue Tide head basketball coach Deshon Brock said the addition to his team was one of the best gifts he had ever received.

Last Friday, Brock "re-gifted" the athlete to Gordon College head coach Israel Ingle. Thompson signed a letter of intent to play ball for the Gordon Highlanders and, according to Ingle, he has high expectations for the graduating Blue Tide hoopster.

Pick up Wednesday's Coastal Courier for the complete story.

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