Wednesday, July 14, 2004
Colleges, fan fests: Tonight the Big 3 turn out to rally the troops, er, fans in Central Mississippi. The Golden Eagles' "All-Star Party" kicks off at the Mississippi Trade Mart at 5 p.m., the Rebel faithful will gather at the Country Club of Jackson at 5:30 p.m., and the cowbells start clanging at the Bulldog Extravaganza at 5:30 p.m. in the Mississippi Coliseum. ... High school basketball, All-Star Games: Catch the state's best rising juniors at Mississippi College in Clinton—girls at 6:30 p.m., boys at 8..
High school football, Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic, 7:30 p.m.: Some of the state's best high school seniors play at Madison Central.
Pro baseball, Edinburg at Jackson, 7 p.m. (1240 AM): The Senators are back in town trying to catch up with the Roadrunners. Use an anvil, guys.
Pro baseball, Edinburg at Jackson, 6:05 p.m. (1240 AM): The series finale—tell the Sens bye 'til Aug. 2.
Pro baseball, Philadelphia at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. (Turner South): It's hot, and so is the NL East.
Pro baseball, Philadelphia at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. (Turner South): That's right, the Good Doctor is prescribing another evening in front of the tube.
Semi-pro baseball, Mississippi Baseball Congress State Tournament: The tournament concludes at Smith-Wills Stadium. This is grass-roots baseball at its best.
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