02-28-09 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 28, 2009

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Terrance Williams hits a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning, but it’s not enough as the Vidalia Vikings lose to the St. Fredericks Warriors 11-4 in their season opener.

TEN YEARS AGO — Chuck Engle of Clinton, who is the cross country coach at Mississippi College, wins his second straight Taco Bell River City Classic men’s championship with a time of 32 minutes and 29 seconds.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Tony Hawkins leads four Vidalia players in double figures with 20 points as the Vikings defeat the Springhill Lumberjacks 66-55 in the bi-district round of the LHSAA Class 2A state playoffs.

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