The Starkville Swing Elite won a pair of games at the USSSA Under-12 World Series in Orange Beach, Ala., on Friday and have reached the semifinals. For more information, see Saturday's Starkville Daily News.
The Starkville 9-year-old Dizzy Dean All-Stars came back to win a 13-12 decision in the first round of the state tournament Thursday afternoon. Parker Simpson had a three-run triple in the first inning for the winners. See additional details in Friday's Starkville Daily News.
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Jarrod Parks has become the new Starkville Academy baseball coach. For the story on the former Mississippi State player and East Mississippi Community College assistant taking over the Volunteers, see Thursday's Starkville Daily News.