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July 17th, 2012

THE BIG STAGE: MSU's Banks takes humble attitude to SEC Media Days

July 17, 2012

Former East Webster football player Johnthan Banks is accustomed to being the center of attention on the football field.

In high school, Banks was the best athlete on the field most Friday nights. At Mississippi State, he’s one of the most gifted defensive backs in the nation.

His prowess on the field has landed him on a variety of preseason watch lists and deservingly so.

Slive opens SEC Media Days

July 17, 2012

HOOVER, Ala. – The Wynfrey Hotel is once again home to the unofficial kickoff to the college football season called Southeastern Conference Media Days.

The gathering of over 1,100 media types set to grill the league’s head coaches and top athletes began Tuesday afternoon with SEC Commissioner Mike Slive addressing the media.

SHS boys soccer team holds ring ceremony

July 17, 2012

Winning a championship usually comes with two things.

The thrill of winning the championship is the first emotion and probably one of the best feelings. The second is the remembrance of that championship with a ceremony.

Dizzy Dean State Tournament proved to be a hit in Starkville

July 17, 2012

The 10-year-old Dizzy Dean State Tournament offered just a hint of what Starkville is capable of doing if allowed to host other All-Star event in the future.

Randy Carlisle, the coach of Starkville's 10-year-old All-Stars and active member of the Starkville Baseball Association, was encouraged by the feedback from the state tournament hosted by the city at McKee Park two weeks ago.

July 16th

Wells joins Diamond Dogs staff

July 16, 2012

Mississippi State once again has a full baseball staff as head coach John Cohen has hired Jake Wells, the university announced Monday.

July 15th

Gaining confidence up front

July 15, 2012

Exiting spring practice the Mississippi State Bulldogs felt pretty good about the work they had done and the questions they had answered. 

The newcomers were working in nicely and the rising seniors were leading, teaching, and coaching the youngsters. 

And while State made progress on a multitude of fronts, the offensive line remained in doubt. 

July 14th

Russell's time: MSU QB is ready to be the leader

July 14, 2012

Since the day he signed with Mississippi State, Tyler Russell has patiently waited his turn to take the field as the leader of the Bulldogs.  

The former Gatorade Player of the Year in Mississippi has seen spot duty for State and even started a game or two, but he hasn’t taken on the role of being “the man” until now. 

July 13th

Yellowjackets to next level: Newman, Brown, Pittman to play football in college

July 13, 2012

Getting a college scholarship can be a life-changing event, but for three football players its a chance to keep playing.

Starkville High School graduates, Michael Newman, Eddie Brown Jr. and Scottie Pittman received football scholarships from Concordia College in Selma, Ala.

July 12th

Huffman ready for job: Ackerman's new head coach ready to get her hands dirty

July 12, 2012

First-time head coaches are always excited to have the job and our ready to get to work immediately.

For new Ackerman volleyball head coach Jamie Huffman, that is an understatement.

Talented Bulldogs finding names on watch lists

July 12, 2012

Ask almost any college athlete and they’ll quickly tell you preseason individual honors mean virtually nothing. 

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