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Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:53am
Another weekend, another World Series appearance for the Ruston Dixie Baseball Association. And this one is particularly noteworthy. The 8-year-old Select squad will put their names in the history books when they begin play in the age group’s national World Series in Laurel, Mississippi, on Saturday. ‘’This is the only Ruston team that has ever made it to a national World Series in the long history of Ruston Dixie baseball,’’ said Toby Nations, the RDBA’s select program director. The Ruston representative will have its first challenge on Saturday at 10 a.m. against Mississippi and then take...

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