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The Question …
During Enterprise High School's Class 1A football title run in 1986 only two schools scored more than seven points against the Bulldogs in a game during the entire season. Who were they?
Star Tracking …
March 14, 2001
After scoring four runs in the top of the eighth of an extra-inning thriller, Meridian gave up a five-spot to Greene County and dropped a 17-16 decision in the Hattiesburg Tournament Tuesday.
The Clarkdale Bulldogs earned an early win by downing Union 7-5. Andy Thomas was the winning pitcher for the Bulldogs, who banged out seven runs on seven hits, while only committing one error. union scored three runs in the fourth inning to help inch to within 6-4, but could get no closer
March 14, 1997
It was a memorable night for Dean Smith and forgettable one for Bob Knight. Smith tied Adolph Rupp as the winningest basketball coach in NCAA history Thursday night when North Carolina survived a scare from Fairfield, 82-74, in the opening round of the East Regional. Smith will go for a record-setting 877th victory Saturday against Colorado, which routed Knight's Indiana team 80-62. It was the third straight year the Hoosiers were eliminated in the first round, and the 18-point loss matched Indiana's worst in 71 NCAA tournament games.
The Lady Eagles of Meridian Community College rallied late but it wasn't enough as homestanding Calhoun (Ala.) Community College took a 5-4 rain-soaked win Thursday afternoon. It was the first loss of the year for MCC, which fell to 8-1 on the year. Michela McAlpin led MCC with two doubles and two RBIs, while April Straight and Brandy Taylor had two hits each.
March 14, 1992
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Terry Cameron was able to smile in spite of the blood on his jersey. And he was not the only Southern Mississippi player showing off his teeth. USM erased a 13-point deficit with a 17-4 run to close regulation, then survived two overtimes to beat third-seeded South Florida 92-87 in a Metro Conference Tournament quarterfinal game before a crowd of 6,192 at Freedom Hall.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. After a ragged, defensive affair, the Alabama Crimson Tide escaped by the hair of their chinny chin-chins Friday night. Meanwhile, Florida huffed, puffed and Dan Cross tried to blow the Tide's house down with a 3-point attempt at the final buzzer. But when it bounced off the rim, the Tide preserved a 62-60 quarterfinal victory in front of 17,243 at Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center.
Ryan Satcher
The Answer …
Hickory scored 14 in a 47-14 loss and Beat Four scored 13 in a 40-13 setback.
Sports Faces …
Adam Neal
Adam Neal is in his second season with the Quitman High School baseball program. He spent most of childhood growing up in Brandon.
He moved to Quitman two years ago when his father was named pastor of the First Baptist Church in Quitman.
The move has been a good one Neal said.
His baseball highlight was last year when he got a chance to start for Quitman.
Jeff Byrd

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