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June 15th, 2013

Holder preserves State's victory

June 16, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. – It has been an automatic win every time Jonathan Holder comes into ballgame and Mississippi State has a lead.
Although he has been solid all season long, the last two outings for the Bulldog sophomore closer have been adventurous.
The right hander came into Saturday's College World Series game with a lead and five outs away from another Bulldog victory.

Frazier sets MSU single-season mark for hits

June 16, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. – Mississippi State has seen several good hitters come and go through the years.
Adam Frazier etched his names next to the great Bulldog hitters.

Father, daughter value basketball along with family

June 16, 2013

Vic Schaefer wears many hats during his everyday life.
To Mississippi State fans, he is simply the women’s basketball coach, but to his daughter Blair, he is dad.
For the pair, separating the two is like second nature and when they leave the hardwood, family time begins.

SMITH COLUMN: Dads stand behind successful athletes

June 16, 2013

Tiffany Huddleston, Gabe Myles, Blair Schaefer and Tavaris Tate are all successful athletes in Starkville.
Whether it's on the soccer field, the football field, the basketball court or the track, they have been important parts of the sports in this city.

Shockwave add to growth of sport

June 16, 2013

The sport of swimming is growing and so is the Starkville Shockwave roster.
Swimmers that make up that roster were showing off their skills in a home meet at the Sanderson Center on the Mississippi State campus Saturday.

Longhorns host 5th Bulldog Bash

June 16, 2013

What better way to get ready for a baseball tournament than to have a baseball tournament.
That's what took place at the Starkville Sportsplex on Saturday.

June 14th

Cohen's club ready: Coach has battle-tested MSU on national stage

June 14, 2013

It has been 23 years since John Cohen has been a participant at the College World Series.
That all changes today.
The Mississippi State fifth-year head coach leads his No. 7 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs against the No. 3 Oregon State Beavers in the first game of the 2013 College World Series.

Bulldogs are not satisfied with just being in Omaha

June 14, 2013

The ultimate goal of many college baseball programs is to be one of the last eight teams standing at the College World Series.
Mississippi State (48-18) is one of the eight participants at this year's College World Series. The No. 7 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs are making their ninth appearance at the College World Series.

Garner adapts: New SHS coach knows bats have changed game

June 14, 2013

Someone once said that for every action there is an equal reaction.
The same can be said in sports. As rules change and equipment advances so must those that are running the game.
New Starkville Yellowjacket baseball coach Travis Garner understands this as much as anybody and he has constantly adapted with the game. In particular, Garner had to change his approach in the style of hitting.

SHS players anxious for future with Garner

June 14, 2013

The future of the Starkville High School baseball program witnessed the change at the top on Friday when Travis Garner was introduced as the new head coach.
As SHS athletic director Stan Miller talked about the accomplishments of Garner and what he brings to the table for the Yellowjackets, there were three sophomores-to-be who were very interested.

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