07-29-10 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 29, 2010

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Michael Loper gives up two home runs but then pitches five shutout innings and drives in 3 runs as Washington County defeats the Natchez Wallace All-Stars 4-3 at the state tournament.

TEN YEARS AGO — Even though hosting the Dixie Youth 9-10 State Tournament was no easy task, Natchez coach William Barnes says that one positive thing he saw was that Natchez could compete with anyone.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Daniel Dunaway pitches five strong innings and hits a solo home run as the Natchez 11-year-old All-Stars defeat Magee 6-3 to win the state championship two games to one.