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Eli Brauss named a finalist for Mr. Baseball award

JACKSON, Tenn. — It was announced this week by the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Organization that USJ’s Eli Brauss was named a finalist for the Mr. Baseball awards. On the season Brauss has a .464 batting average with four home runs and 51 runs batted in. But as far as individual accomplishments go, he like’s them, but he’s focused on the team. “It feels a little good but…

Parker Stewart finishes as runner-up for Mr. Basketball awards

MURFREESBORO, Tenn — Union City’s Parker Stewart finished as a runner-up for the Mr. Basketball finalists. On the year Stewart averaged 26 points, seven rebounds three assists and two steals per game. He finishes his career as a Golden Tornado scoring more than 19 hundred points. Next year he will play basketball for the University of Mississippi.

Mr. Fuji, former star wrestler and manager, dies at 82

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) – World Wrestling Entertainment says former star wrestler and manager Harry Fujiwara, better known as Mr. Fuji, has died. He was 82. An obituary on WWE’s website says Fujiwara died Sunday morning. A WWE spokesman tells The Associated Press that he died in Knoxville, Tennessee. Fujiwara starred as a tag team champion in the ring before shifting…

Police: Man charged in Sumrall woman’s death

SUMRALL, Miss. (AP) – Sumrall police says they have arrested a 35-year-old man and charged him in the death of 44-year-old Kimberly Raynes, who was found dead May 18. Police Chief Chris Dungan tells The Hattiesburg American Donald King Jr. was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. King has been in custody…

Mr. Baseball goes to Ryan Rolison

JACKSON, Tenn — It came as no surprise when USJ’s Ryan Rolison was named the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association DII-A Mr. Baseball for 2016. Rolison made nine starts on the year, winning everyone. On the year he pitched 58 innings, struck out 108 and only allowed 10 hits and three runs. Rolison said, “It’s a great way to end off…

Police: Sumrall woman’s death ruled a homicide

SUMRALL, Miss. (AP) – Police say the death of a 44-year-old Sumrall woman found in a carport of a home on Mulberry Street has been ruled a homicide. Lamar County Coroner Cody Creel on Thursday identified the woman as Kimberly Raynes. Police tell The Hattiesburg American a preliminary autopsy report showed Raynes died of a single gunshot wound, but officials…

State, DMR seek vendors for ferry service to Deer Island

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – The Secretary of State’s office and the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources have begun the process to find vendors who will provide ferry service to the new $360,000 Deer Island public pier. The Mississippi Press reports a workshop will be held May 3 in Biloxi to allow vendors to receiving certification to transport passengers to and…

CMR denies request for 1-mile menhaden fishing limit

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources has denied Jackson County’s request to limit menhaden fishing to at least a mile off the county’s mainland. Tuesday’s vote was unanimous and came after the commission listened to arguments from both sides of the issue. On March 7, The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1SarGyj) the Jackson County Board of Supervisors…