Mid-South Regional delayed Thursday, moving to John Ryan Stadium

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Thursday’s second day of action in the American Legion Mid-South Regional will have new game times and a new location.

Because of the morning-long rains plummeting the metro area, the four-game slate, originally scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., has been delayed until 10:45 a.m. and will now be played on the all-turf surface of John Ryan Stadium in Metairie.

The first two games of the day are elimination games, including Retif Oil – a 7-2 loser to Ada, Oklahoma, on Wednesday night – against the Mississippi state champs in the second game of the day. The two winner’s bracket games will follow, including the Pedal Valves Cardinals – which won its opener by the 10-run rule on Wednesday – against the Arkansas state champs in game three.

The updated tournament schedule is as follows:

Wednesday’s Games (at Kirsch-Rooney)
Game 1 Bryant Post 298 (AR) 9, Columbia Post 19 (TN) 6  Stats 
Game 2  Jefferson City Post 5 (MO) 11, Amory Post 25 (MS) 0  Stats 
Game 3 Pedal Valves (LA) 13, Ottawa Post 60 (KS) 1  Stats 
Game 4 Ada, OK, 7, Retif Oil (LA) 2  Stats 
Thursday’s Games (at John Ryan)
Game 5 Tennessee vs. Kansas 10:45 a.m.  Live Stats 
Game 6 Mississippi vs. Retif Oil Following Game 5  Live Stats 
Game 7 Arkansas vs. Pedal Valves Following Game 6  Live Stats 
Game 8 Missouri vs. Oklahoma Following Game 7  Live Stats 
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Lenny Vangilder


Lenny was involved in college athletics starting in the early 1980s, when he began working Tulane University sporting events while still attending Archbishop Rummel High School. He continued that relationship as a student at Loyola University, where he graduated in 1987. For the next 11 years, Vangilder worked in the sports information offices at Southwestern Louisiana (now UL-Lafayette) and Tulane;…

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