As the Greenville Braves gathered to take photos with their rings as the state of Mississippi’s 11-12-year-old little league baseball, they had to endure a graybeard sitting on the bleachers at Maude Bryan Park bragging about his playing days.
Named after youth education advocate and founding of Calvary Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Leo S. Rounds, Rounds Park has provided one of the most complete community recreational experiences in Greenville for more 55 years.
Because of COVID-19, there are no little league games being played through the City of Greenville’s Parks and Recreation Commission this summer. But, 10 Greenville little leaguers are getting a chance to play on the road.
With three straight state championships in football and another this year in basketball, St. Joseph Catholic School athletics represent the gold standard in achievement. The class of 2020 has easily become the most accomplished on the field of play in the school’s history.
Emotional, intimacy, precision and timing provide for the best capture athletic photos. Around the Delta, one would be hard pressed to produce better shots that capture the essence of competition better than Beth Giachelli.
When the Cardinals and Cubs face one another, it makes for one of baseball’s fiercest rivalries.
At the Delta Sportsplex, the seven-and-eight-year-old version of these marquee teams didn’t disappoint on Monday. In an offensive contest where the Cubs doubled up the Cards 18-9, it was the defense that made the difference.
Years of organizing, fundraising, and development pointed to the spring of 2020 as the year that Greenville recreational sports took on a competitive advantage with the much-anticipated opening of the Delta Sportsplex.
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Three men converged at the local post office around 10 a.m. Monday morning and a causal conversation turned into a full debate about the greatest of all time or the G.O.A.T. in professional basketball.