ND signings

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 11, 2011

North Delta senior Vicki Johnson (front, center) signed a national letter of intent to play fastpitch softball at Northwest. With her are her parents (front) Odessa and Michael Johnson; (back, l to r) Northwest coach Mike Rowan, North Delta coach Damon Plummer and Northwest coach Scott Oakley. The Panolian photos by Myra Bean

North Delta senior Ethan Taylor (front, center) signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Northwest. Witnessing the signing were (front) his parents Mike and Cheryl Taylor; (back, l to r) Northwest coach Taylor Walker, North Delta head coach Duke McCrory and Northwest coach Bill Selby.

North Delta duo signs to play at NWCC

By Myra Bean

A North Delta duo signed to play for Northwest on Wednesday.

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Vicki Johnson, center fielder, signed a national letter of intent to play faspitch softball while senior pitcher Ethan Taylor signed to play baseball.

Johnson has been a student at North Delta for four years.

She said she is excited for the chance to be able to go play college ball.

“I think it will be a great experience,” Johnson said. “I know people up there. I will be able to play with Hillari (Plummer) and Linsey (Hebert) again.”

Johnson plans to major in political science and transfer to Ole Miss after her two years at Northwest are completed. She wants to study law after she receives her undergraduate degree.

Taylor started playing baseball for North Delta during his sophomore year after moving from Winona.

“This feels good. I have always wanted to do this,” he said of the scholarship offer

He likes the coaching system, the weight program and how the baseball program is run at Northwest stating that is why he wants to attend Northwest.

“There are not a lot of people there and I will get to know everybody,” he said.
Taylor pitches for North Delta.