The dedication that Jeremiah Chandler and Danny Ditta show to the Starkville Yellow Jackets has not gone unnoticed by the coaches of the various sports.
Senior Addison Mason is the Valedictorian of her class at Eupora High School and she also was a star softball player and cheerleader. Her work on the field and in the classroom was good enough that it caught the eye of the Mississippi High School Activities Association, which selected her on…
The path to having student-athletes back on campus was paved by the Southeastern Conference on Friday with a ruling that voluntary in-person athletics activities for all sports may resume on campuses beginning June 8.
Hebron Christian School athletic director David Foster helps with the baseball and track programs along with his responsibilities as head football coach, but the Eagles never got off the ground with those spring sports seasons because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The Mississippi High School Activities Associatoin Executive Committee last set a date to return to athletic activities on June 1 and it was revisited for several hours this week. They came to the conclusion that it was safe to resume workouts on that date with some restrictions and guidelin…
Cheyenne Trussell has watched over the last 2 1/2 years as the Starkville Yellow Jackets have gotten the job done on the field, on the court and in the classroom.
Mississippi State post player Abdul Ado, who put his name in the National Basketball Association Draft on April 24, did not like all of the information he was receiving from scouts about his stock and will return to the Bulldogs. He did not hire an agent to maintain his college eligibility.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After posting one of the strongest campaigns in Mississippi State women’s golf history, freshman Ashley Gilliam was chosen first team All-Southeastern Conference and earned a spot on the All-Freshman Team, as announced by the league office on Thursday.
Demarcus Henderson delivers a clutch RBI single in the sixth inning as the Mississippi State Bulldogs defeated Portland 2-1 on February 16, 2013. Pitcher Jonathan Holder tossed 1.2 innings of shutout relief for the 1,000th win at the current site of Dudy Noble Field, which has been the home …
Sam Clark was the starting centerfielder for the Starkville Academy Volunteers this season and was prepared to have a big final year on campus. It all started last season in head coach Thomas Berkery’s eyes.
A Vicksburg native, Reed Buys spent last season playing offensive line for Jones College. Mississippi State’s coaching staff has been recruiting him since his high school days and following his career last season and they offered him a scholarship this week.
Mississippi State seems to have managed academic success quite nicely over the past year, especially with the recent distractions caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
When Mississippi State was shut down due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the MSU Golf Course followed the lead of the university and closed for 28 days last month.
Chad Altmyer has been working on the AAU basketball circuit for about eight years and it was a few years ago when he was approached by some people affiliated with AAU about rounding up a group of Mississippi players to compete against some of the best in the country in Atlanta.
Matthew Rye got his first coaching opportunity with the boys and girls teams at Maben High School in 2001, then led the junior high and varsity boys program at Starkville Academy from 2002-05.
A task force comprised of medical professionals representing the 14 universities of the Southeastern Conference is guiding the SEC as it prepares for membership decisions related to the return of athletics activities, including team gatherings, practices, conditioning and competition.
Ron Polk is planning a return to the Mississippi State athletic department as a special assistant to the athletic director in the area of emphasizing coaching relationships. The school confirmed the news late Wednesday afternoon.
The NCAA is going to relax scholarship limitations and roster spots in college baseball, but there will still be some decisions that have to be made by many players and coaches.
Luke Buckner has decided that it’s time to take the next step in his coaching career as he announced this week that he was leaving Starkville Christian School and moving to Oxford to take over as athletic director and coach at Regents School of Oxford.
Mississippi State had a real good chance to make another deep run in the NCAA Baseball Tournament with a possible return trip to the College World Series in the works.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Mississippi State women’s basketball has been selected as one of four teams to compete in the 2020 Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge on November 28-29 at Mohegan Sun Arena, as announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
Mississippi State officially announced the signing of 6-7 forward Jalen Johnson to an Athletic Scholarship Agreement. The Starkville Daily News reported that Johnson had committed to the Bulldogs last week.
Even though the 2020 Starkville High School baseball seniors Braden Carlisle, Jacob Doler, Izak Hanson, Tae Lucious, Jaden James and Jack Perry weren’t able to take their final bow in a traditional way due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, that doesn’t lessen their impact with th…
BIRMINGHAM – Former Mississippi State assistant baseball coach Brian Shoop retired on Sunday after nearly four decades of coaching, including spending the last 14 years at UAB. Overall, the Columbus, Ohio native was a head coach for 31 years and compiled 1,061 career victories, including the…
There was going to be an opportunity for high school football players to impress college football coaches at the Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches Association All-Star game, but that won’t happen because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The road to Mississippi State as a recruiting coordinator and assistant coach on Nikki McCray-Penson’s staff had to start somewhere for Brittany Young and it began for the Bulldogs’ heated rival at South Carolina.
It was about two months ago, back on March 11, and the Mississippi State Bulldogs had just polished off a two-game, midweek baseball sweep over No. 4 Texas Tech down in Biloxi.
Scepter Brownlee knows all too well how important how a good first impression can be because a single encounter in 2006 changed his life forever. It was on the campus of the University of Tennessee when Brownlee first met Nikki McCray. He had no idea who she was at the time, but she let him …
Mississippi State's softball pitchers improved their earned run average from 3.36 in 2019 to 1.36 last season, which was fourth in the country.
When Kamden Upchurch didn’t get off to the type of start he wanted to at the plate during the season for Starkville Academy head coach Thomas Berkery, he offered his services on the mound.
East Mississippi Community College Athletic Director Sharon Thompson learned a long time ago since she became the head women’s basketball coach in Scooba that whenever dealing with young people or a large group, the “pop-ups” can be expected and the coronavirus is a big one.
Before Starkville native Andrew Miller would go on to letter in football for Mississippi State in the mid-70s, he was peddling beverages to fans as a kid.
New Mississippi State women's head basketball coach Nikki McCray-Penson wanted to gauge the interest of her players and recruits when it came to hiring a coaching staff.
After several players left the Mississippi State Bulldogs, through either transfer or the pursuit of a professional career, they had taken quite a hit.