05-30-09 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 30, 2009

TWENTY YEARS AGO — John Thoden holds Mississippi State to just six hits in a complete-game performance to lead third-seeded North Carolina past the top-seeded Bulldogs 7-1 to win the South Regional.

TEN YEARS AGO — The team of Jay Lessley, Tom Graning, Jim Willard and Fred Mange win the local Oldsmobile Scramble on the fourth playoff hole to advance to the sectionals in Greenville.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Natchez High senior shortstop Mable Green is named The Democrat’s All-Metro Softball Player of the Year and Vidalia head coach Gary Paul Parnham is named All-Metro Coach of the Year.

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