02-16-09 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Monday, February 16, 2009

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Kathy Belton has a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds to lead the South Natchez Lady Colonels past the McComb Lady Tigers 65-32 in the first round of the District 7-5A Tournament.

TEN YEARS AGO — Shaquita Smith finishes with 19 points and Katrina Berry has 12 points as the Jefferson County Lady Tigers defeat Tylertown 65-55 in the first round of the Division 6-4A Tournament.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the 46th Daytona 500 in his fifth try, six years to the day after his father, the late Dale Earnhardt Sr., wins the same race for the first and only time in his 20th opportunity.

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