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The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Thursday, April 23
College baseball, Millsaps vs. Centre in SCAC Tournament (7 p.m., Smith-Wills Stadium, Jackson): The Majors could challenge for the national title. The tournament runs through Sunday.

Friday, April 24
Southern League baseball, Chattanooga at Mississippi (7:05 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): It's Star Wars Night at Trustmark Park! The first 2,000 fans that show up dressed as their favorite Star Wars character will get in free. Nerd alert! May the force be with you.

Saturday, April 25
College football, Jackson State Blue and White spring game (12:30 p.m., Newell Field, Jackson): Tiger fans will get their first look at the 2009 version of their favorite team. … College baseball, Mississippi Valley State at Jackson State, (1 p.m., Jackson): The Tigers and Delta Devils meet in a SWAC doubleheader on what will soon be Bob Braddy Field. … NFL football, NFL Draft (3 p.m., ESPN): Ole Miss stars Michael Oher and Peria Jerry are expected to be first-round picks. The draft will go on and on and on through Sunday.

Sunday, April 26
College baseball, Georgia at Ole Miss (1:30 p.m., Oxford, 97.3 FM): Two of the SEC's best finish their weekend series.

Monday, April 27
Southern League baseball, Mississippi at West Tennessee (7:05 p.m., Jackson, Tenn., 103.9 FM): The M-Braves continue their series in the park named after a brand of potato chips.

Tuesday, April 28
College baseball, Southern Miss vs. Ole Miss (6:30 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): The wounded Golden Eagles face the red-hot Rebels. Playing baseball is good; playing each other in football and basketball would be better.

Wednesday, April 29
College baseball, Jackson State at Southeastern Louisiana (6:30 p.m., Hammond, La.) Whenever the Tigers play the Lions, Doctor S always starts thinking about the movie "Napoleon."

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, the JFP's No. 1 sports consultant.

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