By NEMS Daily Journal
• Blue Mountain College dropped a basketball doubleheader at Freed-Hardeman on Thursday.
The Toppers (7-14, 0-5 TSAC) lost 62-54. Jarvis Fisher scored 18 points and Shane Butler (Tupelo) added 11. Anna Brooke Page (Belmont) scored 16 and Jessi Hayles (Pontotoc) added 12 as the BMC women (12-9, 1-2) fell 75-46.
• The Los Angeles Angels signed OF Bill Hall (Nettleton) to a minor league contract on Thursday. Hall, who has played for six teams in 11 seasons, appeared in seven games with Baltimore last year.