Sunday, June 1, 2003
One of the greatest weekends in Mississippi college baseball history came to a sad end on Sunday. Mississippi State and Southern Miss lost, joining Ole Miss, which was eliminated on Saturday. Still, it was a remarkable year for the state college teams on all levels.
But college baseball isn't entirely over. The Cotton State League opened a new season over the weekend. The leagure features college players playing with wood bats. It's quite a different game from what they usually play. There are teams in Jackson (Capital City Rangers), Clinton (Lumberjacks), Hattiesburg (Hub City Wheels), Brookhaven (Bandits) and Poplarville (RiverCats). This year's biggest news: Jackson State coaching legend Bob Braddy has come out of retirement to coach the Jackson team. Dr. S advises you to check it out