12-11-07 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 11, 2007

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Despite early foul trouble, Vernell Singleton scores 23 points and Johnny Franklin pulls down 19 rebounds as South Natchez defeats Port Allen 81-63 in the first round of the Colonel Classic.

TEN YEARS AGO — Houston Nutt is named the new head football coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks and will try to turn around a program that hasn’t been to a major bowl game since the 1990 Cotton Bowl.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Shalonda Williams scores 16 points and Vicksburg takes advantage of 29 Natchez High turnovers as the Missy Gators upset the fifth-ranked Lady Bulldogs 56-55 in Division 4-5A action.

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