Jackson State bus catches fire


No players or coaches were injured in a fire that consumed the Jackson State baseball team’s bus Monday, according to a report in The Clarion-Ledger.

The team was on its way to a game at Savannah (Ga.) State when the bus caught fire around 2 p.m. near Birmingham on Interstate 20/59, the newspaper reported.

It added that another bus was to pick up the team members and return them back to Jackson. The game will not be rescheduled.

— I.C. Murrell