Various and Sundry Thoughts

More rain is on the way. Yippee. That means a bigger schedule crunch for everybody, especially for Region 2-4A baseball.

“We may very well have five (region) games next week,” Oxford coach Bradley Roberson said.

Here are updates on some of the teams affected by rain:

Tupelo at South Panola – moved to April 17

Mooreville at Alcorn Central – will resume at 7 p.m. Monday (third inning, Mooreville ahead 6-4)

Pontotoc at Shannon – will resume at undetermined date (third inning, Shannon up 3-1)

Caledonia at South Pontotoc – set for 7 p.m. today, but could get rained out again

Greenwood at Lafayette Co. – set for 4 p.m. today; it’s the third day in a row they’ll have tried to play

Looking ahead, the prep page tomorrow will include stories about Houston baseball, the Daily Journal Relays and West Union softball. Plus rankings, Coaching Qs, Players of the Week, etc.

The state powerlifting championships are set for Saturday at Mississippi Coliseum. I’ll have a preview in Saturday’s Journal.

Here’s what I had in today’s paper: Fast-pitch softball continues its growth. Which brings me to today’s question: Should slow-pitch remain a varsity sport in Mississippi?


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