8-8 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 8, 2007

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Ole Miss golfer Lan Gooch of Houston shoots a 5-under-par 66 to take a two-shot lead over first-round leader Mike Magee of Gulfport while Pete Powell of Natchez is 16 shots back at the Mississippi Golf Association Amateur Championship.

TEN YEARS AGO — Wesley Rogers wins the 14-17 age division with a round of 73, Stephen Hollingsworth wins the 12-13 age division with a round of 82, and Cole Bradford wins the 11-under division with a round of 45 at the Belwood Country Club Junior Golf Tournament.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Amanda Stricklin hits a two-run single in the first inning and Emily Hazlip scores when Stricklin reaches on an error in the fifth inning as the Ferriday Gators advance to the finals of the Dixie Debs World Series with a 3-2 win over Texas.

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