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Longhorns finish WS pool play at 3-0-1

July 18, 2013

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Longhorns Baseball finished pool play at the United States Sports Specialty Association AA World Series with a 3-0-1 record after a win and a tie on Thursday.
After tying the Houston (Texas) Wranglers, a team in the Major league, 5-5, the Longhorns came back to beat the South Alabama Bruins 12-7.

Local tourney benefits fund, remembers Hill

July 18, 2013

An athletic event can be an effective way to honor the memory of an individual close to the heart.
That is the case with Mugshots and former employee Lindsi Hill.
Hill lost her life in an automobile accident five years ago and a scholarship fund was started in her name.

Ready to lead MSU: Russell enters fifth season as the Bulldog signal caller

July 17, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – The success or lack thereof for a football team's quarterback can say a good bit about how an offense is going to do.
For the Mississippi State Bulldogs, they have one of the more veteran signal callers in the Southeastern Conference. 
Senior quarterback Tyler Russell is in his fifth year with the Bulldog program and will be in his second year as the main guy under center.

Bulldog Russell makes O'Brien watch list

July 17, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – Mississippi State players have been thrust into the spotlight this preseason, and on Wednesday, one more Bulldog saw his name on an award watch list.
Bulldog senior quarterback Tyler Russell made the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list, presented to the nation's top collegiate signal caller. 

State's McKinney, Eulls like the style of Collins

July 17, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – It didn't take the Mississippi State Bulldogs long to figure out what defensive coordinator Geoff Collins brings to the table.
Spring practice gave junior defensive lineman Kaleb Eulls and sophomore linebacker Benardrick McKinney all the information they needed as far as Collins is concerned.

MSU linebacker makes rare appearance as sophomore

July 17, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – When teams come to the Southeastern Conference Media days, it brings along some of their most talented players.
Usually that means upperclassmen that represent multiple years of experience, but on Wednesday, Texas A&M and Mississippi State bucked that trend as among their roster of attendees were sophomores Johnny Manziel and Benardrick McKinney.

Rackets in hand for Jackets: Taylor, Bryan, Fyke of Starkville receive MAC All-Star spots

July 16, 2013

School may be out, but a couple of Starkville High tennis players still have a reason to keep the racket handy.
This week Mikala Taylor and Jack Bryan venture to Jackson to represent Starkville in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star tennis match.

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Coming to theater: Mississippi Gridiron Gold covers the history of high school football

July 16, 2013

Fans of Mississippi High School football will have a unique opportunity to see that history unfold on the movie screen in the Starkville area.

SMITH COLUMN: Once again, MSU looking for respect

July 16, 2013

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen will have some explaining to do today at Southeastern Conference Media Days.
Once again the Bulldogs are having a difficult time gaining national respect in the preseason.
A few weeks ago Phil Steele came out with his bowl projections for the postseason and MSU was not to be found in that listing.

MSU gets turn at SEC Media Days

July 16, 2013

The college football seasons is near.
Many consider the start of the new season when conference media days hit some time in July.
The Southeastern Conference Media Days started Tuesday in Hoover, Ala., at The Wynfrey Hotel. 

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