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The Best In Sports In The Next 7 Days

Thursday, May 15
High school baseball, MHSAA Championships (times, teams TBA, Pearl): The state finals begin at Trustmark Park. … College baseball, Ole Miss at Kentucky (5:30 p.m., Lexington, Ky., 97.3 FM) and Southern Miss at Alabama-Birmingham (7 p.m., Birmingham, Ala.): The Rebels and Golden Eagles open their final conference series of the regular season. Both need good showings if they want to host regionals. … Delta State vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville in NCAA South Central Regional (7 p.m., Cleveland, 930 AM): The Statesmen face the Javelinas in their NCAA opener.

Friday, May 16
Pro baseball, Mississippi at Chattanooga (6:15 p.m., Chattanooga, Tenn., 1590 AM): The M-Braves meet the Lookouts in the mountains of Tennessee.

Saturday, May 17
College baseball, Arkansas at Mississippi State (6:30 p.m., Starkville, FSN South/620 AM): Ron Polk will coach the final game of his 29-season career at MSU. … USL soccer, Baton Rouge at Mississippi Brilla FC (5 p.m., Clinton): The Capitals call on Brilla at Mississippi College's Longabaugh Stadium.

Sunday, May 18
College baseball, SWAC Tournament final (1 p.m., Baton Rouge, La., ESPNU): Will Jackson State play for the league crown and a spot in the NCAA regionals?

Monday, May 19
Pro baseball, Mississippi at Chattanooga (6:15 p.m., Chattanooga, Tenn., 1590 AM): Will M-Braves manager Phillip Wellman throw another epic tantrum before he leaves town?

Tuesday, May 20
Pro baseball, Mississippi at Tennessee (6:15 p.m., Sevierville, Tenn., 1590 AM): The M-Braves open a series with the Smokies on Sevier County Night at Smokies Park.

Wednesday, May 21
College baseball, SEC Tournament (10 a.m., teams TBD, Hoover, Ala., CSS): Will Ole Miss make it into the tourney, which runs through Sunday?

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, Mississippi's original sports blogger, y'all.

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