Sports Briefs

Published 11:34 am Thursday, November 1, 2018

Franklinton baseball, softball Field of Dreams

Franklinton High School’s baseball and softball teams are hosting the Field of Dreams Extravaganza on Friday, Nov. 30 at the Ten-Ten Club at 1010 Bene St. in Franklinton.

The cost is $50 per person or $75 per couple.

The doors open at 5 p.m. with appetizers being served at 5:30 p.m.

The event will feature a silent auction from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. followed by a live auction.

Money raised will be used to help Franklinton’s baseball and softball programs.

For more information, call Franklinton High School at 985-839-6781 or email Franklinton baseball coach Jeff Tageant at


USM baseball set to hold Fall Showcase

The Southern Miss baseball program has a Fall Showcase Camp on Saturday, Nov. 10, at noon, with sign-in beginning at 11 a.m.

It provides a great opportunity for players ranging from high school freshman to junior college sophomores (junior college freshmen must be academic qualifier). Participants will be given a chance to have their skills toned by college coaches receive specific instruction to their defensive position, speed training to improve their 60 time, as well as hitting at Pete Taylor Park. Any pitcher who is a dual player will be able to participate at both positions. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt. Lunch will not be provided.

The camp will be limited to the first 100 applicants and the cost is $155 per camper.

The clinic takes place at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.

Camp registration for all USM baseball camps can take place at Walkups are welcome. Camps are open to any and all entrants limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

For more information, contact Southern Miss assistant coach B.A. Vollmuth at 601-266-6542 or via email at