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June 17th, 2015
Mississippi State had 16 athletes received USTFCCCA All-American honors, the association announced Monday.
The newest Mississippi State women's basketball players in freshmen Zion Campbell, Teaira McCowan, Roshunda Johnson, Jazzmun Holmes and Jazmine Spears are going through summer workouts with the coaching staff.
For more on their progress, see Thursday's sport page of The Starkville Daily News.
The Mississippi Association of Coaches has announced their high school and junior college Coaches of the Year for 2015.
East Webster's Lee Berryhill was selected the high school fast pitch Coach of the Year, while East Webster's Pam Champion was recognized as tennis Coach of the Year.
Buddy Stephens of East Mississippi Community College was chosen the junior college football Coach of the Year.
Starkville Academy head coach Chase Nicholson saw a smooth transition and has a veteran coaching staff to help him out.
See Robbie Faulk's update on the Volunteers in Tuesday's Starkville Daily News.
Travis Outlaw, a 12-year National Basketball Association veteran, is hosting the annual The Elite â€śTravis Outlawâ€ť Basic Skills and Fundamentals Basketball Camp June 23-25 in Starkville in the Travis Outlaw Center located at the Starkville Sportsplex, 405 Lynn Lane from 8 a.m. until noon. This is a three-day event with the cost for attendance being $75.
Mississippi State was able to capture an individual national championship on the final day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships Saturday.
Rhianwedd Price won the 1,500-meter run in Eugene, Ore., with a time of 4:09.56.
For more on Price's accomplishment and the final day at the NCAA Championships for the Bulldogs, see Monday's sports pages of The Starkville Daily News.
Mississippi State athletics enjoyed a good run during the 2014-15 school year. For a look at how the Bulldogs fared, see story by Starkville Daily News MSU beat writer Ben Wait and Danny P. Smith's column in Sunday's edition.
Mississippi State baseball signee Delvin Zinn will not sign with the Chicago Cubs and come play for the Bulldogs.
The Pontotoc shortstop was taken in the 28th round with 833rd overall pick by the Cubs. He joins Graceville, Florida, left-handed pitcher Jared Padgett as those honoring their commitments to MSU.
EUGENE, Ore. â€“ Mississippi State's Brandon McBride will have an opportunity to defend his title in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Championships.
With a time of 1:47.28, McBride moved on to the 800-meter finals Friday after finishing first in his heat.
Alfred Larry of the Bulldogs ran a time of 46.19 in the 400-meter dash to finish 11th.
For the first time since 1976, no current Mississippi State players were taken in the Major League Baseball Draft.
There were a total of six signees drafted.