Miss-Lou sports history: June 8
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Mattie Smith, the only female playing in Natchez Dixie Youth Baseball this year as part of the 11-12 team Blain Company and the first to do so in over 20 years, becomes the first female to hit a home run.
TEN YEARS AGO
Cathedral pitcher/infielder Dylan White and first baseman Tyler Ballard are named to the MAC All-State first team while outfielder Caleb Johnson and catcher Caleb Upton are on the All-State second team.
FIVE YEARS AGO
Dick Whitaker and Danny Huffines beat Joe Garrity and Allen Laird 6-3, 6-4 in the men’s 8.0 doubles finals in a battler of USTA teammates at the 36th annual Natchez Community Cancer Tennis Tournament.