9-1-07 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 1, 2007

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Andy Van Slyke hits his 19th home run of the season as he goes 3-for-3 with three runs scored and two runs batted in and Dunne allows three runs on six hits in a complete-game performance as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Atlanta Braves 7-3.

TEN YEARS AGO — ACCS junior running back Bradford Rollins is named Natchez Democrat Player of the Week for his performance against Huntington in which he has 28 carries for 244 yards and returns a kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown in the Rebels’ 25-22 win.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Despite completing under 50 percent of his passes and throwing two interceptions, Alcorn State quarterback Donald Carrie throws four touchdown passes as the Braves rally to defeat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 34-24 for their first 1-0 start since 1993.

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