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Johnson leads Eagles

June 7, 2014

Rusty Johnson batted leadoff for the Eupora Eagles this past season, but he did much more than lead them at the plate.
With his strong presence both on and off the field, the soon to be senior proved to be one of the true weapons for the Eagles and earned himself the title of Starkville Daily News High School Baseball Area Player of the Year.

Vision for Mitchell at Eupora rewarded

June 7, 2014

Brad Mitchell had the Eupora Eagles playing for a state championship in just two years as the coach.
Getting the team to that point in a short amount of time has earned Mitchell the title of Starkville Daily News High School Area Coach of the Year.

Former Jacket Bartlett taken by the Indians

June 7, 2014

Former Starkville High School standout Max Bartlett was drafted in the 36th round and 1,088th overall by the Cleveland Indians during Saturday's First-Year Player Draft.
Bartlett just finished his freshman season at Gulf Coast Community College in Florida. He played for the Yellowjackets through the 2013 season.

MSU's Woodruff, Pirtle drafted on third day

June 7, 2014

Mississippi State had a pair of players drafted during Saturday's First-Year Player Draft.
Junior right hander Brandon Woodruff was taken in the 11th round, 326th overall, by the Milwaukee Brewers, while senior second baseman Brett Pirtle was drafted with the 700th overall pick, 23rd round, by the Detroit Tigers.

MSU sells record in season tickets

June 7, 2014

Mississippi State football has seen record sales in season tickets since coach Dan Mullen took over the program in 2009.
MSU hit a new high on Friday.
The MSU athletic department announced that it has set a new record for season ticket sales with 44,230 being sold to date. That beats the old mark of 44,212 in 2012.

Lindgren's quick jump

June 6, 2014

Jacob Lindgren may not have to wait a couple of seasons to make it to the big league team.
The Mississippi State junior left hander was drafted 55th overall by the New York Yankees during Thursday's First-Year Player Draft.

Yankees draft Holder, to join MSU's Lindgren

June 6, 2014

Jacob Lindgren will have a Mississippi State teammate with him as he works his way through the New York Yankee organization.
Bulldog closer Jonathan Holder was drafted by the Yankees in the sixth round, 182 overall, in Friday's First-Year Player Draft.

Hollenhead, Frost, McDowell in all-start game

June 6, 2014

All-Star is a term to describe the best of the best when it comes to sports. Not everyone gets to wear the title, but three hard-working area athletes have been tapped as just that.

4 SHS Yellowjackets to play in All-Star game

June 6, 2014

A quartet of Starkville High School senior athletes have one more game under their shoes.
Taking place today and including Imane Montgomery, Dontavious Self, Richard Evans and Zeb Rice among its rosters, the Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association All-Star game will tip in Booneville.
Lady Jacket Montgomery will join her fellow all-stars for a game scheduled to start around 4 p.m.

MSU, Arizona to meet: The Bulldogs and Cats reach two-year deal

June 6, 2014

Mississippi State is starting to adhere to the new Southeastern Conference rule of scheduling opponents from power conferences.
The MSU administration showed that on Thursday.
It was announced that the Bulldogs will play a home-and-home series with Arizona for the 2022 and 2023 seasons.

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