|Published: 8:52 AM, 07/17/2013
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
SWEETWATER-Hundreds of visitors are in
Sweetwater and Monroe County this week for the state Dixie Youth
Baseball Tournament for 9 and 10-year-old teams.
Sixteen teams will take the field at
the city's recreation complex on Starrett Street with opening
ceremonies tonight (July 17) at 6 p.m.
The games run through next week and
Sweetwater Mayor Doyle Lowe said he is excited to showcase Sweetwater
and Monroe County. He took time to extend a big welcome to all the
"I think it is wonderful," Lowe
said of having hundreds of guests visit the area.
Sweetwater has held the tournament
before, most recently in 2011 and the mayor said the town left a big
impression on visitors back then.
"I had people tell me Sweetwater is
the best-kept secret," Lowe said.
Find out more about the tournament in
the sports section of the Wednesday, July 17, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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