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Magnolia Youth Season Opens Officially

First Pitch – The baseball season for Water Valley youth got underway officially Monday night at the Crawford Sports Complex. Although the games have already been underway, the ceremony was postponed from last week due to the weather. Don Larson threw out the first pitch. – Photo by Jack Gurner

As part of the opening ceremony, a group of preschoolers sang the National Anthem. The complicated song was a bit hard for the four and five-year-olds to manage, but they gave it their all. Go to the Herald website at for a link to a video of the youngster’s singing. – Photo by Jack Gurner

City and county officials, guests, and team members gathered at Crawford Sport Complex for the official opening. During the program Mayor Larry Hart saluted the work done by James B. “Crip” Tyler and Geanie Tyler over the years.

See the video of the youngsters singing on YouTube.

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