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June 7th, 2014
Mississippi State football has seen record sales in season tickets since coach Dan Mullen took over the program in 2009.
MSU hit a new high on Friday.
The MSU athletic department announced that it has set a new record for season ticket sales with 44,230 being sold to date. That beats the old mark of 44,212 in 2012.
Jacob Lindgren may not have to wait a couple of seasons to make it to the big league team.
The Mississippi State junior left hander was drafted 55th overall by the New York Yankees during Thursday's First-Year Player Draft.
Jacob Lindgren will have a Mississippi State teammate with him as he works his way through the New York Yankee organization.
Bulldog closer Jonathan Holder was drafted by the Yankees in the sixth round, 182 overall, in Friday's First-Year Player Draft.
All-Star is a term to describe the best of the best when it comes to sports. Not everyone gets to wear the title, but three hard-working area athletes have been tapped as just that.
A quartet of Starkville High School senior athletes have one more game under their shoes.
Taking place today and including Imane Montgomery, Dontavious Self, Richard Evans and Zeb Rice among its rosters, the Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association All-Star game will tip in Booneville.
Lady Jacket Montgomery will join her fellow all-stars for a game scheduled to start aroundÂ 4Â p.m.
Mississippi State is starting to adhere to the new Southeastern Conference rule of scheduling opponents from power conferences.
The MSU administration showed that on Thursday.
It was announced that the Bulldogs will play a home-and-home series with Arizona for the 2022 and 2023 seasons.
Change is an inevitable part of life.
East Oktibbeha knows that more than most as not only does the school face consolidation, but recently it was announced that football coach John Davis is departing to take the offensive coordinator job at Noxapater.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) â€” The Oakland Raiders have their entire draft class under contract after signing a deal with third-round pick guard GabeÂ Jackson.
Jackson became the eighth draftee to sign when he finalized his deal Thursday. Jackson was taken 81st overall out of Mississippi State and is expected to compete for a starting job.
Mississippi State junior left hander Jacob Lindgren was taken 55th overall by the New York Yankees in Thursday's First-Year Player Draft.
The Bay St. Louis native was moved to the bullpen this season where he was a dominant force and recorded 100 strike outs in 55 1/3 innings pitched.
The junior is expected to take the money and not return to Starkville for his senior season.
Mississippi State has been fighting an uphill battle with the Southeastern Conference when it has come to cowbells in the last few years.
The league amended the Artificial Noisemaker Policy even more this past week at the SEC meetings in Destin, Fla. and the outcome favors MSU. Fans will have more leeway with the updated policy.