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The Elite Travis Outlaw 'Basic Skills' Basketball Camp nears

June 15, 2015

Travis Outlaw, a 12-year National Basketball Association veteran, is hosting the annual The Elite “Travis Outlaw” Basic Skills and Fundamentals Basketball Camp June 23-25 in Starkville in the Travis Outlaw Center located at the Starkville Sportsplex, 405 Lynn Lane from 8 a.m. until noon. This is a three-day event with the cost for attendance being $75.

Breaking: MSU's Price wins 1,500-meter national title

June 13, 2015

Mississippi State was able to capture an individual national championship on the final day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships Saturday.
Rhianwedd Price won the 1,500-meter run in Eugene, Ore., with a time of 4:09.56.
For more on Price's accomplishment and the final day at the NCAA Championships for the Bulldogs, see Monday's sports pages of The Starkville Daily News.

State of Mississippi State athletics

June 13, 2015

Mississippi State athletics enjoyed a good run during the 2014-15 school year. For a look at how the Bulldogs fared, see story by Starkville Daily News MSU beat writer Ben Wait and Danny P. Smith's column in Sunday's edition.

Zinn sticking with MSU commitment

June 12, 2015

Mississippi State baseball signee Delvin Zinn will not sign with the Chicago Cubs and come play for the Bulldogs.
The Pontotoc shortstop was taken in the 28th round with 833rd overall pick by the Cubs. He joins Graceville, Florida, left-handed pitcher Jared Padgett as those honoring their commitments to MSU.

MSU track at NCAA Championships (Day One)

June 11, 2015

EUGENE, Ore. – Mississippi State's Brandon McBride will have an opportunity to defend his title in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Championships.
With a time of 1:47.28, McBride moved on to the 800-meter finals Friday after finishing first in his heat.
Alfred Larry of the Bulldogs ran a time of 46.19 in the 400-meter dash to finish 11th.

No MSU players taken in MLB Draft

June 10, 2015

For the first time since 1976, no current Mississippi State players were taken in the Major League Baseball Draft.
There were a total of six signees drafted.

MSU Football Fan Day set

June 10, 2015

Mississippi State has announced that Football Fan Day will take place on August 22 at Davis Wade Stadium.
More details on the event will be released in July.

MSU signees drafted

June 9, 2015

After two days of the Major League Baseball Draft, the only connections to Mississippi State to be taken have been three signees.

SHS hoops teams taking part in ICC summer league

June 9, 2015

The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets have three games scheduled Wednesday at the Itawamba Community College annual summer league program.
Starkville plays DeSoto Central at 10:45 a.m. at the Davis Event Center, Belmont at 12:15 p.m. at the Fitness Center and Tupelo at 5:30 p.m. at the Davis Event Center.

Coaching news

June 8, 2015

Coach Bubba Davis is returning to the sideline as an assistant on the football staff of head coach Chase Nicholson with the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
Davis was also an assistant with the Vols under the leadership of head coach Jeff Terrill in 2011.

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