Miss-Lou sports history: June 18
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Vidalia High junior shortstop Jarrett Hoffpauir is named The Democrat’s All-Metro Baseball Player of the Year and ACCS head coach Chad Lipscomb is the All-Metro Baseball Coach of the Year.
TEN YEARS AGO
Kobe Bryant scores 23 points despite going just 6-for-24 from the field as the Los Angeles Lakers rally to defeat the Boston Celtics 83-79 to win back-to-back NBA world championships and their 16th overall.
FIVE YEARS AGO
Nick Markakis singles in Cameron Maybin with the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning and Pedro Ciriaco has two RBI singles as the Atlanta Braves beat the struggling Boston Red Sox 5-3.