Florida has the power. Vanderbilt has the pitching. South Carolina has the swagger. The three teams just finished one of the most entertaining regular-season races in recent Southeastern Conference history, finishing with 22-8 records for a three-way tie. Now the powerhouse programs are the favorites to win this week’s SEC Tournament that beings Wednesday at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala. (more…) (May 25, 2011, Page 7)
Water Valley senior and Mississippi State signee Ashley Phillips has been selected to play in the Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association softball and basketball All-Star games that will be held in June. The softball game will be June 2 at 4:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Tupelo. The basketball game will be held on June 4 at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville. (May 25, 2011, Page 7)
Water Valley senior Fred McGee will play in next month’s Northeast Mississippi Coaches Basketball Association All-Star game. The contest will be held on June 4 at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville. McGee is the second Blue Devil chosen for the game joining teammate Matt Dalton on the roster. (May 25, 2011, Page 7)
Aundrel Turner collected three hits and three RBIs to help lead the 13-14 year-old Farese Family Dental Brewers to an 18-3 win over the Oxford Eye Clinic Rangers in Oxford Park Commission youth league baseball on Monday night. In the other 13-14 game, the Mississippi Auto Arms Twins beat the Braves 7-5. (more…) (May 24, 2011, Page 6)
BLOG: According to the university, Ole Miss sophomore second baseman Alex Yarbrough and senior outfielder Matt Smith have been honored by the SEC.
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Aided by Halle Moore’s 2.0 scoreless innings in the pitcher’s circle, Chandler Motor Co. defeated Community Trust Bank 8-3 in the 9-10 year-old Oxford Park Commission softball league at FNC Park on Monday. In the other league game Oxford Power Equipment sneaked past Shiloh Creek 12-11.
Last Thursday, Kaytlon Pegues and Lakerria Holland had big offensive nights to help lift Taco Bell to a 20-7 win over Zaxby’s in the 11-12 league. In the 9-10 league, Community Trust Bank edged Shiloh Creek 10-9. (May 24, 2011, Page 7)
Lafayette High baseball coach Greg Lewis and his players will be holding a summer camp June 1-3 at W.V. Brewer Field. The camp will run daily from 9-11:30 a.m. Registration for the camp will be held June 1 at 8 a.m. Cost is $40. For more information on the camp, contact Lewis at 232-2757 during school hours or 601-347-1054 after school. (May 24, 2011, Page 7)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Ole Miss fell a win short of making this week’s Southeastern Conference Tournament after being swept at No. 30 Arkansas in two seven inning games on Saturday at Baum Stadium.
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