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South Columbus senior softball player Alexuz Barnes (seated center) signs to play collegiately for the Columbia International University Rams. Joining Barnes in Tuesday's signing are seated, from left to right; Susie Barnes (Nana), Eric Barnes (father), Barnes, Carroll Barnes (mother) and Steve Barnes (Papa). Standing are: SCHS assistant coach Robbie Lee, Jazmine Hernandez (sister), Hunter Barnes (brother), SCHS principal Adam Thompson and SCHS head softball coach Megan Storms. 

South Columbus senior Alexuz Barnes signs to play softball for Columbia International University in Columbia, S.C. Barnes will enter her fourth season on the Stallions varsity softball team this spring, playing as a catcher and third baseman.

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Alexuz Barnes is joined by her travel team coaches. Seated, left to right,are her father Eric Barnes, Barnes and David Spivey. Standing are Tim Duncan and Kevin Grainger.

Columbia International University is a member of the NAIA Division 1 and the Appalachian Athletic Conference. The Rams compete against North Carolina schools St. Andrews and Montreat. 

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Barnes is joined by her high school teammates.