Archive - Jun 3, 2014
Brett Pirtle ran down to first base for the last time in a Mississippi State jersey with just one thought in mind.Â
Throw the ball at me, not at the first baseman.
"I was just hoping he would throw it and hit me in the back of the helmet, but it didn't happen," Pirtle said. "That's just the way the cookie crumbles sometimes."Â
It was a nice thought.
If the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Ole Miss Rebels could have met in a NCAA super regional for the right to go to the College World Series, the level of interest in those games would have been off the charts.
EUPORA â€“ For a football coach, spring football is just something you do.
This is the time when you find out what works and what does not for your football team before embarking on a new season.
The silliness has returned to the Starkville Sportsplex.
After a one-year absence, coach Lauren Love and volunteers have brought back Silly Sports Camp for area youth.
The camp is taking place through Friday at the Travis Outlaw Center.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved a joint proposal with Mississippi State University for an engineering assessment of the MSU Horse Park harness racing track during its regular meeting Monday morning.
Oktibbeha County School District took some steps to prepare for implementing the Commission on Starkville Consolidation School District Structureâ€™s plan for a July 2015 merger with the Starkville School District.
P. Mikell Davis credits his grandparents with his farming career.
LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ The Mississippi State Bulldogs were in a great position to win a regional and move onto a super regional.
They started the Lafayette (La.) Regional 2-0 and needed just one win to advance to the next round. The Bulldogs didn't get that win.
LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ Mississippi State had its previous four Monday elimination games in a regional turn out fine.Â
That was not the case this year.
MSU lost 5-3 to Louisiana-Lafayette in the if necessary championship game on Monday to lose the Lafayette (La.) Regional.Â
The Bulldogs won Monday championship games in regionals in 1985, 90, 97 and 2013.