Saints’ Vonn Bell hosts camp in hometown Rossville

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ROSSVILLE, Ga. (WDEF) — New Orleans Saints safety Vonn Bell also bringing his camp to his hometown of Rossville this morning.

Kids from all over the area flooding to Ridgeland High School despite the heat to learn tips from Bell and his NFL teammates.

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Panthers coach Kip Klein closed out the camp by giving Bell the first of Ridgeland’s new 2019 jerseys with Bell’s high school number 7.

“It felt great,” Bell said. “I walked on this field and thought, ‘Man, I scored a touchdown right here. Like man, where’d the time go?’ And it was just great to see all the kids and some of my former teammates and some of my teammates now just be out here taking time with the kids and just having fun with them. That was really what I picked from and it was just like what a great time and I really had fun. It was a speechless moment.”

Bell says he plans to bring the camp back to Ridgeland for a third year, next year.

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Angela joined the News 12 team in November of 2017 as the weekend sports anchor and reporter. Angela is a proud member of an Army family, which means she has hometowns all over the Eastern Seaboard. Most recently, she calls Peachtree City, Georgia, home, where she graduated from Trinity Christian School and spent her free time driving her purple golf cart. She then headed to Milledgeville, Georgia, to attend Georgia College and State University. A proud Bobcat, Angela graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Mass Communication and represented her December 2016 class as one of three valedictorians. Angela comes to the Scenic City from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where she worked at the NBC affiliate, WMBF News. Before the big move, she worked as Georgia College's Sports Information Assistant, which let her get paid to be the Bobcats' biggest fan. It all started in Savannah, Georgia, though, where she interned for SAV's number one station, WTOC. When she's not working, you can find Angela watching the New York Giants, Rangers or basically any other game that's on. She also loves traveling, hiking and exploring new places, all with her camera in hand. If you have any story ideas, big or small, feel free to reach out to her on Facebook and Twitter, or email her at amoryan@wdef.com."