Archive - Jun 19, 2014
Longhorns coach Keith Lawrence knew that Ethan Roberts could get a bunt down in a key situation.
It's because Lawrence has witnessed it before.
Roberts put down a squeeze bunt with the bases loaded in the fourth inning that scored Shemar Crawford and the Longhorns defeated the MuckDawgs 4-3 at the United States Sports Specialty Association 11-year-old State Tournament in Class AAA.
Luke Altmyer showed on Thursday that he could help the Swing with his defense and offense.
After throwing out a Southern Rock runner at the plate to end an inning, Altmyer had a pair of triples with one driving in a run as the Swing held on for a 5-4 victory at the United States Sports Specialty Association 11-year-old State Tournament in Class AAA.
Teams participating at the United States Sports Specialty Association 11 State Tournament on Thursday got a break with the weather in the afternoon.
A brief shower around the noon hour and lingering cloud cover with a breeze made the conditions pleasant at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The coaching profession is also a learning experience for a coach as much as it is about teaching athletes how to play the game.
With each new group of athletes, season, or job comes a new scheme and the opportunity to increase the repertoire.
For Chad Peterson, the journey started at Starkville Academy where he served as an assistant under coach Jeff Terrill.
Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman will have to fill a void on her coaching staff this offseason.
Bulldog assistant coach Beth Mullins was selected as the new head coach for the Troy softball program earlier this week. She spent three seasons with the Bulldogs.
She becomes the second head coach for the Troy Trojans.
Starkville may be known for many things, but manufacturing is not one of them.
However, that all may be about to change.
At its June luncheon meeting on Wednesday, the Golden Triangle Development LINK outlined plans for a new industrial park in Starkville.
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Mississippi State University had a role to play Wednesday in an initiative straight from President Barack Obama.
Starkville police are searching for a suspect in a reported Wednesday afternoon residential burglary.
An SPD press release issued late Wednesday says officers responded to the residence at about 12:25 p.m., but the release did not disclose the homeâ€™s address. Police believe the homeowner interrupted the reported burglary and suffered minor injuries during the incident.
Tourism is an important way to bring funds to a community, but it also costs money to attract tourists to an area.
In order to facilitate tourism endeavors in Oktibbeha County, the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) offers grant sponsorships to local nonprofit entities that seek to bring visitors to the Starkville area.