City hosts Dizzy Dean tourneys

From Staff Reports

Eupora hosted two Dizzy Dean tournaments beginning June 28 at Gary Park, with 16 teams participating.

One tournament was the 9-and-under boys South State and the other was the 10-and-under girls North State.

Winners of the girls tournament were Greenwood, first; Eupora, second; and Batesville, third. Co-sportsmanship awards went to Horn Lake and Batesville.

The Sportsmanship Award in the boys tournament, which had three teams remaining as of Monday, went to Saltillo.

“The city thanks the coaches and parents that take the time and effort with our youth and should know how much it is appreciated,” said Park Director John Prather.

Also, Eupora’s team placed fifth in the 8U girls South State Dizzy Dean tournament in Louisville last weekend. Eupora’s 7 and 10 boys Dizzy Dean teams are competing today (July 5) in tournaments in Columbus and Starkville, respectively.