Calliope Koiva’s age is just a number right now. The Starkville Academy pitcher is also batting in the middle of the order. She’s already an important piece to the puzzle for coach Lee Berryhill and looks to be for years to come.
Recruiting has heated up for head coach Mike Leach and the Bulldogs over the last week as Gabe Cavazos becomes the third commitment since July 28. MSU picked up wide receiver Malik Nabers on July 28 and defensive end Tre'von Marshall on July 31.
The Lady Volunteers have played two of the top teams in the state to open the soccer season with Presbyterian Christian and Hartfield Academy. Even though Chandler Nettles gave up some goals, she has held her own against stiff competition and made some impressive saves also.
Each week, we’ll bring you an update on the former Mississippi State players week that was, the season that is and the career that has been to this point. For the first installment, we go all the way back to opening day on July 24 so the first updates will cover 12 days of baseball.
Starkville Academy head coach Lee Berryhill has had good practices with his softball team. It just had yet to put it together in the first two games. Offense was a problem in the first game, defense was a problem in both games, so Berryhill made some changes.
After the Mississippi High School Activities Association targeted that time to begin fall drills, the Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday that it was also going to start on August 17 for college football preparation.
Mississippi State sophomore men's basketball player Robert Woodard II has announced his intentions to remain in the National Basketball Association Draft through a Instagram post on Monday.
Former Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat was back in Starkville a few weeks ago helping out Bulldog teammate and fellow National Football League player Jeffery Simmons at his football camp.
It was an interesting journey for Kate Moore from Starkville and Mississippi State's softball program to becoming an assistant coach at East Central Community College.
Former Mississippi State offensive lineman and current Louisiana assistant offensive line coach D.J. Looney passed away on Saturday morning after collapsing at a practice on campus with a heart attack. The coach and former Bulldog player was 31-years-old.
After having Friday’s first scheduled game at home canceled due to weather concerns, Starkville Academy coach John Morgan and his team will settle for stepping on the field for the first time for competition on the road.
Much has changed from that moment to the last day of July on Friday night when Lee Berryhill was coaching again. For one, he’s at a new school. After eight years in Cumberland, Berryhill has come over to Starkville Academy and is transitioning to private school softball. He left after winnin…
NFL.com released its annual top 100 player rankings as voted on by the players in the league, with Mississippi State featured prominently. In fact, MSU had more players on the list than most teams in college football.
The Southeastern Conference announced on Thursday afternoon that the football season will kick off on September 26 and will consist of 10 league games only.
The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced this week a list of guidelines that schools will have to follow in the fall. That includes for other sports that will take place like volleyball that will ramp up in the coming weeks.
With the veterans hurlers taking advantage of the extra year of eligibility and returning to the Bulldogs, along with the new recruits coming in, it’s going to provide head coach Chris Lemonis and pitching coach Scott Foxhall plenty of options.
Several Minnesota Vikings were placed on the National Football League’s Reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday, including rookie safety Brian Cole II out of Mississippi State.
Despite having a couple of Hebron Christian Eagles miss the first day for various reasons, head coach David Foster was happy with the overall number.
Starkville Academy soccer coach John Morgan, left, watches the action on the field as Breclynn Hancock waits on her opportunity to enter the match on Monday. The Lady Volunteers defeated Starkville Home School 5-3 in a preseason scrimmage at the Starkville Sportsplex. Lauren Bock and Mia Kat…
Her lively personality came out more when she was at Mississippi State, but Victoria Vivians still showed that killer instinct and she was still a focal point for opposing teams as she helped MSU to new heights. The Bulldogs won the school’s first Southeastern Conference championship and wen…
Canton native Javian Davis announced on Twitter that he was leaving the Alabama men's basketball program to transfer to Mississippi State. Paul Jones of 247Sports.com was the first to report the news once Davis made his intentions known.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers are set to begin two-a-day practice sessions Monday and plan to make a successful transition from summer workouts to fall drills.
Since Hunter Mason played for former East Webster coach Michael Seger at Hickory Flat, Ginn knew Mason understood the game of basketball well.
The presidents of the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges met on Friday and voted to delay the start of the 2020 football season to October 1.
K.J. Costello signed with the Mississippi State Bulldogs in February as a graduate transfer and even though he has yet to step onto the field for competition with his new team, recognition has come his way.
Mississippi State Athletic Director John Cohen is going to do everything in his administrative power to make sure the Bulldogs get on the field and the court as quickly as possible this fall for competition.
One of Choctaw County’s top athletes during his time with the Chargers, Rakiem Ashford spent last year starring for the Bobcats in Ellisville.
After senior running back Kylin Hill made the Doak Walker Award Watch List for the second-straight season and senior linebacker Erroll Thompson did the same on the Butkus Award Watch List, senior defensive end and former Starkville High School player Kobe Jones found his way back onto the Wu…
This was a dream of Charlotte Kohl’s recently while she rehabbed from multiple knee injuries in her home state of Germany. She tore her anterior cruciate ligament in her knee as well as damaged cartilage on separate occasions within the last two years that had her thinking much about her future.
These two great players that grew up about 30 minutes apart went on to two separate schools in college as well and were bitter rivals once again at Mississippi State and Ole Miss. Jeffery Simmons’ MSU team won two of the three matchups between the two players but both got their fair share of…
Starkville High School boys basketball assistant coach QuVarius Howard will leave to take the head coach position at Kemper County.
Last year MSU was in the middle of a major rebuild of the defensive line after the departure of a nearly two-deep depth chart at each position. Jeffery Simmons, Montez Sweat, Gerri Green and Braxton Hoyett all moved on to the National Football League after being a part of one of the best def…
Even during her days at Mississippi State, Victoria Vivians developed the reputation as a shooter. She took many shots during her time with the Bulldogs. Some she made, but not all of them.
After running back Kylin Hill landed on the Doak Walker watch list again last week, linebacker Erroll Thompson found out on Monday that he was among the players on the Butkus Award watch list once again. The Butkus Award is given to the top linebacker in the country.
In an announcement by the Southeastern Conference on Friday, student-athletes who decide not participate in intercollegiate athletics during the fall 2020 academic semester because of health and/or safety concerns related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will continue to have their schola…
Tuesday’s ruling by the Mississippi High School Activities Association has delayed the start of its football season two weeks and the earliest it can play games is September 4, but it also caused Midsouth Association of Independent Schools to lose some dates for competition.
Mississippi State confirmed earlier reports on Wednesday that former linebacker Jamar Chaney was joining the staff of head coach Mike Leach as senior defensive analyst.
The Mississippi High School Activities Association executive committee voted to delay the fall sports season two weeks. That means football practice won’t begin until August 17 and the opening game won’t be until September 4.
Coach Lee Berryhill spent most of his time in the public school system coaching the Eupora Eagles baseball team and East Webster softball team. For the first time, he’s trading the maroon for the orange and blue.
The veteran Starkville Academy girls soccer players have taken some of the less experienced girls under their wing during the preseason and have tried to do some of the teaching.