The Columbia 7u all-stars had a brief run in the state tournament in Cleveland and were eliminated after just two games.
The 7u squad opened the tournament Friday night with a 6-3 loss to Pike County and was eliminated Saturday morning with a 6-5 loss to Natchez.
The Columbia 9u all-stars won perhaps the most memorable game of the weekend in an extra-inning thriller Saturday morning, but they lost their other two games of the state tournament in Laurel and were eliminated Saturday night.
(This week The Columbian-Progress spotlights Columbia Fire Department Engineer Brandon Walker.)
Q: When and where were you born?
A: I was born in Jackson Jan. 15, 1993.
Q: Where did you attend school?
A: I went to middle school and high school at Oak Grove.
Katie Broom and her family at 1402 Broad St. are honored to be the recipients of the July Yard of the Month.
“It’s an honor because I do take pride in my yard,” Broom said. “I’ve done everything myself, and I love to keep a neat yard.”
Broom added it was an unexpected honor, and she appreciates being chosen.
The Columbia 10u all-stars advanced to the state tournament this past weekend after demolishing the competition in their district tournament a combined 69-4 in four contests.
The 10u squad will play in the 10u state tournament July 12 through July 14 in Mendenhall.
The Columbia Duckworth 8u all-stars swept the competition in their district tournament in Lumberton June 21 and June 22 and are heading to the state tournament.
The all-star squad will head to Hattiesburg July 5 through July 7 for the state tournament.