Miss-Lou sports history: June 26
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Baton Rouge, La. native Eric Murphy finishes fifth in the Senior 1, 2, 3 Trippe’s Western Auto Downtown Criterium to win the annual Natchez Bicycle Classic title with an overall time of 4:17.37.
TEN YEARS AGO
Brock Farmer hits a grand slam home run during a 13-run rally in the top of the fifth as the Natchez 11-year-old All-Stars defeat Franklin County 20-7 in the first round of the South Sub-District Tournament.
FIVE YEARS AGO
LSU forward Jarell Martin, who averaged 16.9 points a game and 9.2 rebounds a game to finish third in the SEC in both categories, is selected by Memphis as the 25th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.