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Building a tradition: Schmidt likes direction of Vols

July 2, 2013

Last season was a banner year for Starkville Academy athletics and athletic director Glenn Schmidt intends to continue that standard right into the next school year.
“As a whole, I think our whole program was outstanding,” Schmidt said. “I just feel we are going to keep rolling so to speak, let the tradition roll into next year and give us a boost to some of the things we want to do.”

Dizzy Dean 8 State comes to Starkville

July 2, 2013

McKee Park will be busy with baseball action this weekend.
Beginning Friday afternoon, the park will play host to the Dizzy Dean 8-year-old State Tournament, which features 17 teams from across the state. Two of those teams will be from right here in Starkville.

WAIT COLUMN: Bulldogs' run to, in Omaha was incredible

July 2, 2013

I've had some time the last few days to sit down and collect my thoughts on what just transpired with the Mississippi State baseball team.
The run the Bulldogs made was incredible. 
I am less than half a year into the Mississippi State beat, and I never imagined I would be covering a national championship this soon.

MSU's Pollorena signs deal with the Rangers

July 2, 2013

Luis Pollorena became a crowd favorite at Dudy Noble Field in his three seasons with the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
The MSU senior left hander will take his personality with him to the next level.
The Laredo, Texas native was taken in the 23rd round by the Texas Rangers in last month's First-Year Player draft.

Bulldogs getting in summer work in basketball

July 2, 2013

Mississippi State is about four months away from the start of the basketball season.
That hasn't stopped the Bulldogs from working out.
This summer has been full of drills for the players in preparation for the 2013-14 hoops season.

Little conducts camp before leaving home

July 2, 2013

Before Anna Lea Little leaves Starkville to attend Arkansas Tech to continue her education and basketball career, she had a little unfinished business at the Sportsplex.
The former Starkville Academy basketball player has been working the ALL (Anna Lea Little) Fun Basketball Camp the last two days.
On Tuesday, Little was able to introduce the campers to Lady Volunteer head coach Glenn Schmidt.

MSU's Cohen picked finalist for CBI award

July 1, 2013

Mississippi State players have racked a good bit of recognition and awards this season.
On Monday, Bulldog head coach John Cohen got to share in that experience.
The fifth-year MSU skipper was selected as a finalist for the CollegeBaseballInsider.com 2013 National Coach of the Year Award.

COACH CORNER: Schmidt sees Lady Vols experience 'competitive' summer

July 1, 2013

This is a new year for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers basketball team.
After posting a perfect season in route to winning their second three-peat of State championships in as many years, the Lady Vols have always returned to the court and are busy preparing for the next season.

Tennis tournament benefits future MSU students from county

June 30, 2013

Some lucky Oktibbeha County students headed to Mississippi State University will have their pockets a little heavier thanks to the local alumni chapter.
Beginning on Friday, the Oktibbeha County Alumni Chapter held its fourth annual tennis tournament, which serves to raise scholarship funds for area students.

Carter exposes Jackets to camp opportunities

June 30, 2013

Greg Carter has presented his Starkville Yellowjackets with several different looks with the basketball this summer.
Whether it's team camp or the one-day shootout at Mississippi State, the Itawamba Community College camp, the New Hope camp for three days, the West Point camp or their own camp, the Jackets have not lacked for opportunities to improve and get better.

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