Sports Briefs July 14, 2009

CSBL All-Star Game set for Saturday in New Albany
– NEW ALBANY – The Cotton States Baseball League All-Star Game will be held this Saturday at Legion Field in New Albany.
In the collegiate league’s inaugural season as a two-division league, the North Division will take on the Central Division at 3 p.m. Saturday. A home run derby will proceed the all-star contest.
Chris Basil of the league-leading Tallahatchie Rascals will be coaching the North Division All-Stars, while it is expected that former Mississippi State player Pete Young of the Red Sox will coach the Central All-Stars, according to CSBL North partner Clark Richey.
Richey also said the CSBL North All-Star roster should be finalized by either Tuesday or Wednesday. A couple of players who have been chosen on the all-star team are currently injured and the CSBL will find players to replace them.
Tickets to the all-star game and home run derby cost $6 and can be purchased at the gate.
Mooreville’s Harris signs with West Alabama
– LIVINGSTON, Ala. – Mooreville High tennis standout Brittany Harris will be continuing the Harris tradition at West Alabama.
Harris’ brother Brandon played and coached at UWA.
She signed with West Alabama after playing six seasons at Mooreville High, where she won the 2007 Class 3A state championship in singles. Harris finished second in the state in singles in 2006 and 2008.
The Mooreville High player was chosen to play in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Tennis Tournament set for this Friday at the Parham Bridges Tennis Center in Jackson.

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