How They Did

Published 7:50 am Monday, November 6, 2017

A weekly recap of how players from Vicksburg-area high schools did in college football games over the weekend:
• Grambling linebacker De’Arius Christmas (Warren Central) had three total tackles and one quarterback hurry in a 31-26 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

• Belhaven linebacker Denarrius Noel (Hinds AHS) had eight total tackles in a 55-7 loss to Hardin-Simmons. Offensive lineman Steve Cooper (Vicksburg High) saw playing time at left guard for the Blazers.

• Alcorn State wide receiver Tavares Johnson, Jr. (Vicksburg High) caught one pass for two yards in a 47-22 win over Alabama A&M.

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• Delta State cornerback Devontae Wilson (Warren Central) had one solo tackle in a 33-30 overtime win against North Greenville.
• Southern Miss offensive lineman Drake Dorbeck (St. Aloysius) started at left tackle in a 24-10 loss to Tennessee.

• Central Arkansas safety Michael Ware (Warren Central) had four total tackles in a 42-14 rout of Lamar.

About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 140-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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