By Zack Plair
Starkville this week has reminded me even more of my hometown of Warren, Ark., in that there might actually only be 6,000 people left in town. The rest have headed west.
And why not? Lord knows I wish I was in Omaha, Neb., watching the Mississippi State University baseball team make history, win or lose. So many locals made the pilgrimage last-minute, either by car, bus or plane, to let those young men know as loudly as possible that they won’t have to take college baseball’s biggest stage alone. They’ve gone to show how proud this community is of its university and of the program now showing a national audience its very best.
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