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Evan Mitchell opts to leave Bulldogs

June 30, 2013

Evan Mitchell will not be returning to Starkville for his senior season.
The Mississippi State junior right hander tweeted Sunday morning that he was going to forgo his last season with the Bulldogs and sign with the Cincinnati Reds.

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Starkville 9's finish second in State

June 30, 2013

WINONA - Sunday was the culmination of a long weekend of games for the 9-year-old Starkville All-Star team.
After battling for seven games, the team finished the Dizzy Dean State tournament as the second-place team.

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SHS to improve athletic surfaces

June 29, 2013

The history of sports at Starkville High is one of prestige and soon the facilities will match that level.
Over the past few weeks, the school board at Starkville has been meeting to discuss upcoming plans for the school and its facilities.
“Dr. Lewis Holloway did a great job with building the strategic plan,” SHS athletic director Dr. Stan Miller said.

Take me out to the ballgame… Bulldogs able to do that in 2013

June 29, 2013

In a season full of records, Mississippi State fans set their own record.
The 2013 MSU baseball season saw a total of 308,967 in paid attendance in 38 home games at Dudy Noble Field and a total attendance of 547,266.
This year's paid attendance set a school record and was second nationally. The total attendance also set a school record.

SMITH COLUMN: MSU baseball returns to map with 2013 run

June 29, 2013

Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin made a declaration at the close of his remarks Thursday night at the Bulldog baseball celebration at Dudy Noble Field.
"We are back."
Even though the marketing department beat him to the punch earlier in the year when they used that slogan on the 2013 schedule poster, Stricklin realized that those responsible turned out to be prophets.

Local taekwondo club hosts event in black belt

June 29, 2013

David and Caryn Dampier have seen the love for taekwondo come full circle in Starkville.
Beginning Friday night, the First United Methodist Church’s Christian Life Center was the site of the Naval Postgraduate School Taekwondo Association’s black belt certifications.

Davis Wade expansion: Facelift at MSU's home moving forward

June 28, 2013

The 2013 college football season is just around the corner and Mississippi State Bulldog fans will have a different view of Davis Wade Stadium this fall.
MSU's venue for home games is in the midst of a $75 million expansion and renovation project that will increase the capacity from 55,082 to 61,337. 

Lee answers call, returns to Bulldogs

June 28, 2013

Former Mississippi State quarterback Tyson Lee is back on campus.
After serving as a scouting assistant for the St. Louis Rams, Lee felt the call to return to the Golden Triangle area and help the Bulldogs in some way.
Lee has been serving MSU and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as a field associate for the past month.

MSU's Norris inks with Detroit Tigers

June 28, 2013

Daryl Norris tweeted Friday afternoon that he will sign a contract with the Detroit Tigers.
The Mississippi State junior right hander was drafted in the 22nd round by the Tigers earlier this month in Major League Baseball's First-Year Amateur draft. 
Norris took to Twitter Friday to let his decision be known and to thank the many Bulldog fans that supported him.

Coach Corner: Stidham uses summer to improve Wolverines

June 28, 2013

Summer is not typically thought of as basketball season.
For East Webster, that makes it the perfect time to get in some extra practice and to prepare for the upcoming season.
“The summer league is giving us some good experience which I enjoy because they need all the reps they can get,” Wolverines coach Corey Stidham said.

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