Austin Dempsey Signs With Freed-Hardeman

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Hazel Green, Ala. (WHNT) - You've seen Hazel Green guard Austin Dempsey handle a basketball, now he's handling a pen.

The senior Trojan is signing a scholarship to play college basketball at Freed-Hardeman, a small Christian school in Henderson, Tennessee.  While Dempsey is looking forward to college basketball, he says he'll miss his time at Hazel Green.

It's like a family here man," said Austin Dempsey.  "Everybody, all of my friends, I don't know it gives me chills to think about it but Hazel Green is a great place for me."