Sports / Outdoors – 7/1/2003

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Panolian Sports Headlines: July 1, 2003

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Sportsmen Have Chance at Truck
JACKSON – In a matter of months, some lucky Mississippi Sportsman License holder will be driving home a new Dodge Truck, according to the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
Mississippi Dodge dealers have joined with Mississippi Outdoors and the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to give away another Dodge Ram 4×4 truck.

"Anyone who purchases a 2003-04 Mississippi Sportsman License, or renews their current Sportsman License, on or before Nov. 30, 2003, will be eligible to win this beautiful truck," Deputy Administrator Al Tuck said.

The truck will be given away Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. during a live broadcast of the "Mississippi Outdoors" television show on the Miss. Educational Television Network.

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Agency officials say the winner will be contracted by the DWFP once an official background check has been completed.

The winner must have no previous Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks violations and must have a clean driving record.

Participants must be a Mississippi resident and must have a valid state driving license.

For more contest information, contact the DWFP website at, or call toll free 800-GO PARKS.

Andrew Bell was on the mound for the Batesville 11-year-olds at J.P. Hudson Park last weekend during the baseball tournament.
Andy Linder (r) of the Batesville 7-year-old All-Star team slides home to score Saturday against Lafayette in the baseball tournament held at J.P. Hudson Park.