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SPRD staff gets facility set for tournament

June 18, 2013

The fields at the Starkville Sportsplex are ready for the demand that over 50 youth United States Speciality Sports Association baseball teams will present this week.
With the USSSA State Tournament taking place, Starkville Park and Recreation direction Herman Peters said his staff has already been at work trying to get the facilities in as good a shape as possible.

Trey Porter productive: Senior delivers for MSU win

June 18, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. – Trey Porter hasn't been a big part of the Mississippi State offense in the last few weeks.
That all changed Monday night.
The senior singled to right field in the eighth inning to drive home two runs as the No. 7 Bulldogs beat the No. 8 Indiana Hoosiers 5-4 at TD Ameritrade in the College World Series.

Pirtle keeps finding base for Bulldogs

June 18, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. – Brett Pirtle somehow finds a way to reach base safely in just about every Mississippi State game.
The junior second baseman reached on a fielder's choice in the first inning in a 5-4 Bulldog victory over Indiana Monday night at the TD Ameritrade in the College World Series.
With the fielder's choice, the Tyler, Texas native has reached base safely in his last 41 games.

Alexander looks to answer SA's questions in summer

June 17, 2013

Questions abound for the Starkville Academy boys basketball team.
Coach Mark Alexander knows there are some major holes to fill, but his Volunteers are using the summer to try and find answers before they take the court in the fall.

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SHS hosts 7-on-7 action once again

June 17, 2013

The high school football programs of Starkville, West Point, Columbus, Noxubee County and West Lowndes want to take advantage of every opportunity to improve and be successful.
This is the third year for Starkville 7-on-7 Football League and it's a tool to help the teams participating meet its goals for the fall.

Familiar position: MSU plays to stay in winner's bracket

June 16, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. – Mississippi State has proven all postseason they can get into the winner's bracket and stay there.
Today the No. 7 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs will try to do the same thing they did in the Southeastern Conference Tournament and the Starkville Regional.

WAIT COLUMN: The time off should help the Bulldogs

June 16, 2013

The College World Series format sets up perfectly for Mississippi State.
After beating Oregon State 5-4 on Saturday, the Bulldogs don't play again until today against Indiana a 7 p.m. 
The fact that MSU will play ever other day, really helps its cause.

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SSA Bulldogs 8-Under White team claims soccer silver medal at State Games

June 16, 2013

The Starkville Soccer Association 8-Under team showed some resiliency on Sunday.
After losing their first match in pool play at the State Games of Mississippi on Saturday, the Bulldogs White team bounced back to gain the silver medal on Sunday.

Coach corner: Williams sees preparation going well for Lady Jackets

June 16, 2013

There's no better time than the present for the Starkville High Lady Yellowjackets to prepare for the basketball season.
Over the last few weeks, the team has been participating in the summer league which is held at the Starkville Sportsplex and coach Kristie Williams is pleased with the experience her team has gained.

Bulldogs beat Beavers: Rea guess right for MSU to get big two-run double

June 16, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. – Wes Rea stepped to the plate in the eighth inning with an inkling of what he might see from the pitcher.
The Mississippi State sophomore first baseman was right.

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