Archive - Jun 2, 2014
There is no greater joy than seeing the excitement on a childâ€™s face when they learn a new skill.
Translate that into the sports world and more often than not, the newest athletes can be observed in t-ball leagues at the local park.
Championships are best when they are shared with friends.
That's what Noa Hardin, Alex Mazzola and Megan Moorhead experienced over the weekend as the trio of soccer players from Starkville helped the TFC96 girls team capture the Under-18 Division I State championship in Gulfport.
Former Clemson standout Tanner Smith will join the Mississippi State men's basketball coaching staff as a graduate assistant a team spokesperson confirmed on Monday.
Smith played under Bulldog head coach Rick Ray during his senior year from 2011-12 at Clemson.Â
In two professional seasons in Europe, Smith earned All-Star honors in 2013 in the Landsteade Basketball league in the Netherlands.Â
LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns have one of the best offenses in the country this season.
The Ragin' Cajuns were batting .317 as a team entering the Lafayette Regional this weekend.
Mississippi State saw first hand how good that offense is.
The No. 1 seed Cajuns pounded out 18 hits on their way to a 14-8 win over the No. 2 Bulldogs Sunday night to stay alive.
LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ Ross Mitchell has had his few shares of struggles this season, but he has lasted at least 4 1/3 innings.
He didn't get that far Sunday night.
The Mississippi State left hander tossed just three innings in a 14-8 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette in the Lafayette Regional.
Mitchell went 4 1/3 against Texas A&M earlier in the season.Â