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July 16th, 2014

Turner of SHS has an All-Star quality

July 16, 2014

There are certain players who exhibit an All-Star quality.
Starkville High School tennis coach Rob Fyke believes he has been fortunate to have had one of those players in Emily Turner.
Turner will be one of the players from Mississippi that will be participating in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star match today in Jackson.

Coach, player represent East Webster as All-Stars

July 16, 2014

The East Webster tennis team brought home the Class 2A State team championship.
Now one of those players finds himself taking the court once more as part of the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Tennis Games.

MSU basketball invited to Classic

July 16, 2014

Mississippi State continues to fill its non-conference basketball slate.
It was announced Wednesday that the Bulldogs will participate in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic at the American Bank Center. The event will take place during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 28-29. MSU opens the tournament against St. Louis. The Bulldogs will then either play TCU or Bradley.

July 15th

High expectations: MSU's Mullen embraces idea of great season

July 15, 2014

HOOVER, Ala. – Expectations are high in Starkville this season for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, and head coach Dan Mullen didn't shy away from that fact at the Southeastern Conference media days on Tuesday.
Mullen has accepted those expectations and even said some of those have come from the Bulldogs themselves.

SMITH COLUMN: Bulldogs have confident look front of media

July 15, 2014

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are starting to get a little bit greedy.
They are tired of settling for bowls such as the Liberty, Music City and even the Jan. 1 Gator.
The Bulldogs are setting their sights higher and let everyone know that on Tuesday at Southeastern Conference media days.

Wilson's size makes him special for MSU

July 15, 2014

HOOVER, Ala. – De'Runnya Wilson burst onto the scene as a wide receiver last season for Mississippi State.
As a freshman, he had 26 catches for 351 yards and three touchdowns. Wilson checks in at 6-foot-5 and that gives him all the advantage in the battles on the gridiron.

South Carolina's Spurrier has proven SEC longevity

July 15, 2014

Steve Spurrier has proven to have Southeastern Conference longevity.
After coaching 12 seasons at Florida, his alma mater, Spurrier will begin his 10th year at South Carolina when the Gamecocks open against Texas A&M on August 28.
No other coach in SEC history has had a 10-year tenure or more at two difference league schools.

Starkville's 10-year-olds earn state championship

July 15, 2014

One Starkville area all-star team has added the title of state champions to their resume and it was no easy, nor short, of a task to do so.
On average, baseball is not known to be a fast moving sport, but for a game to last four hours is almost unheard of, especially when that game involved 10-year-olds.

Starkville 12's finish second at state event

July 15, 2014

There is story after story about team’s coming from the underdog position to do great things.
This weekend Starkville's 12-year-old squad became one of those.
After dropping into the loser’s bracket on day two of the Dizzy Dean North State Tournament, Starkville battled its way back to a spot in the championship game.

Longhorns ready for World Series

July 15, 2014

No matter what the results are for a previous tournament, there's usually another opportunity right around the corner.
That's how the Longhorns Baseball team out of Starkville are treating the United States Sports Specialty Association 11-year-old AA World Series in Gulf Shores, Ala., this week.

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