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Blackmon signs with LaGrange

Eli Blackmon, a student at Fort Dale Academy, has been signed by LaGrange College in LaGrange, Ga., to play wide receiver for its football team. Front row, left to right, Earnest Dean, Blackmon and Jodi Slagley. Back row, left to right, Gloria Dean, FDA head coach James “Speed” Sampley, FDA headmaster David Brantley and Gale Slagley. (Advocate Photo/Angie Long)

Fort Dale Academy’s Eli Blackmon signed a National Letter of Intent with LaGrange College in LaGrange, Ga., to play wide receiver for its football team.