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Miss-Lou sports history: June 11

TWENTY YEARS AGO

Micah “Grubby” Howell hits two home runs, including a grand slam, as the 12-and-under Vidalia Little Angels beat the Meridian Optimists 20-12 in the second game of the USSSA Softball Tournament.

TEN YEARS AGO

Chad Harkins, who coached Huntington’s football team for five seasons before the school closed due to declining enrollment, is named the new head football coach of the Ferriday High School Trojans.

FIVE YEARS AGO

Former Vidalia High baseball standout Trey Barnes, who was a Class 3A All-State honorable mention, is named the new head baseball coach at University Academy of Central Louisiana in Alexandria, La.