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It’s been a little more than a month since former Columbia High School baseball player Blake Broom’s life was cut short as the result of an automobile accident, but the 19-year-old’s legacy continues to live on.

While Columbia Academy’s senior baseball players have already cemented their high school legacy on the diamond after capturing the MAIS AAA State Championship last Thursday night, four of them will get a chance to further their high school accolades this Friday in Jackson.

Miranda Magee, a Columbia Academy graduate, had a record-breaking season as a freshman at Southwest Mississippi Community College while leading led the Lady Bears to their second consecutive Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges playoff berth.

Running hurdles is one of the most difficult things to do in all of sports, but East Marion sophomore Tytianna Porter makes it look easy as she claimed the Class 2A State Championship in the 100-meter hurdles at Pearl High School on May 6.

Dalton Stringer was a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate as he led the WFFF Mets to a huge 17-7 victory over the Matt’s Taxidermy Mariners in the second game of the Major League Tournament at the Dean Griner Dixie Youth Sports Complex Monday night.

Toronto Blue Jays prospect and Columbia native Anthony Alford is heading to the big leagues after being called up from Double-A New Hampshire early Friday morning. 

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Broom's memory alive in 5K

It’s been a little more than a month since former Columbia High School baseball player Blake Broom’s life was cut short as the result of an automobile accident, but the 19-year-old’s legacy continues to live on.

Four Cougars heading to All-Star game

While Columbia Academy’s senior baseball players have already cemented their high school legacy on the diamond after capturing the MAIS AAA State Championship last Thursday night, four of them will get a chance to further their high school accolades this Friday in Jackson.

Magee leads SWCC with record-breaking season

Miranda Magee, a Columbia Academy graduate, had a record-breaking season as a freshman at Southwest Mississippi Community College while leading led the Lady Bears to their second consecutive Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges playoff berth.

Porter claims state title in 100-meter hurdles

Running hurdles is one of the most difficult things to do in all of sports, but East Marion sophomore Tytianna Porter makes it look easy as she claimed the Class 2A State Championship in the 100-meter hurdles at Pearl High School on May 6.

Cougars taking on Central Hinds for state

All Columbia Academy’s baseball team had to do was play seven clean innings of baseball last Saturday afternoon and it would advance to the MAIS AAA State Championship series, but the Cougars had something else entirely in mind.

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