06-08-08 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 8, 2008

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Recent South Natchez graduate and Southern Mississippi signee Jason Simmons will end his high school career at the All-Star Game at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson.

TEN YEARS AGO — Suzan Hogue and Jennifer Metcalfe defeat Dee Southern and Susan Johnson, 7-6 (3), 4-6, 7-6 (1), to win the Ladies 8.5 title at the 19th annual Natchez Deposit Guaranty Cancer Tennis Tournament.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Vidalia senior pitcher Miranda Dougty, who went 13-2 with a 0.42 ERA in helping the Lady Vikings win the Class 2A state championship, is The Democrat’s All-Metro Softball Player of the Year.

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