Miss-Lou sports history: June 5
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Karen Blain and Augusta Smith of Natchez defeat Phebe Martin and Peggy Van Norman of Port Gibson, 6-1, 6-0 to win the Women’s 6.5 Doubles title at the 26th annual Natchez Cancer Tennis Tournament.
TEN YEARS AGO
Winning pitcher Christopher White strikes out 15 batters and he helps his own cause by going 2-for-3 with a triple as Whittington Insurance defeats Redd Pest 5-3 in Natchez Dixie Youth Baseball 11-12 action.
FIVE YEARS AGO
Natchez High School is still searching for a head football coach after Melvin Pete resigned as a teacher and coach in May after one season in which the Bulldogs were 5-6 and narrowly made the playoffs.