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Sydney Joseph signs with Alcorn State volleyball

RESERVE — Riverside Academy All-District First Team volleyball star Sydney Joseph signed a letter of intent Friday to play volleyball at Alcorn State University.

She was surrounded by Athletic Director Timmy Byrd, head volleyball coach Brandi Melancon, principal Michael Coburn, sister Kelsey Joseph, mother Tammy Cox and father Donriel Joseph.

The standout student-athlete said she is excited to play under the leadership of Chelsey Lucas-Nicholas, a former Riverside Academy coach who guided her toward an unexpected passion for volleyball four years ago.