Marshall Academy hosted the Tracy Rodgers Memorial Tournament on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11. The annual tournament at Marshall Academy pays tribute to Tracy Rodgers, a former student athlete who attended MA from 1969-1979. He was killed during his junior year (October 1979) in a tragic car accident.The tournament also pays tribute to Lane Rodgers, a 10 year old avid baseball player, which was killed in June 2015 when a tree limb fell on him while leaving the baseball field in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Family members gather for a photo at the start of the Tracy Rodgers Memorial Tournament. Pictured are Thomas Rodgers, Steve Rodgers, Susan Rodgers, Whitt Rodgers, Ava Rodgers, John Rodgers, Sharon Blackard, Ashley Blackard-Justice, Ciera Justice, Nicole Wehling, Terry Rodgers, Vickie Rodgers, Tommy Rodgers, Rebecca Rodgers and baby Hayes Rodgers.