Vote now in The Vicksburg Post Athlete of the Week contest

Published 3:00 pm Sunday, April 2, 2023

Voting is under way for The Vicksburg Post’s Athlete of the Week contest.

The nominees are track athletes Megan Theriot (St. Aloysius) and Shaniyah Walker (Vicksburg High), baseball player Gage Palmer (Porter’s Chapel) and softball player Abby Morgan (Warren Central).

Theriot won two events at the Forerunner Classic meet on April 1, and Walker won one at the Powerade Relays on March 31. Palmer pitched a no-hitter against Benton Academy on March 28, and Morgan powered the Lady Vikes to a 3-1 record with her pitching and hitting.

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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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