Archive - Latest Sports
June 15th, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. â€“ 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.
OMAHA, Neb. â€“ Mississippi State has seen several good hitters come and go through the years.
Adam Frazier etched his names next to the great Bulldog hitters.
Vic Schaefer wears many hats during his everyday life.
To Mississippi State fans, he is simply the womenâ€™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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.