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Friday, July 22, 2016 - 11:13am
It’s going to be October in July for two teams in the Ruston Dixie Baseball Association starting this weekend. World Series challenges are on the postseason schedule for the 9 and 11-year-old teams, with Regional WS action set for those representatives in Searcy, Arkansas, beginning today. The 9-year-olds opened their competition this morning against Nacogdoches, Texas, and will face Pottsboro, Texas, at 4:15 p.m. First-game action for the 11-year-old team will be noon against Hudson, Mississippi, and at 3 p.m. versus Cleveland, Mississippi. The RDBA 8-year-old club will start its after-the-...

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