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June 10th, 2014
Mississippi State had a third game time announced for the upcoming football season.
It was learned on Tuesday that the Bulldogs' game with South Alabama in Moblie, Ala., on Sept. 13 will kickoff at 3 p.m. on ESPNews.
Brandon Woodruff has been dropping hints left and right about his future as a baseball player.
The Mississippi State junior right hander tweeted out, "Thankful for the opportunity to chase my dreams as I transition from a Bulldog to a @Brewers! Grateful for all the support during this time!"
Cornelia Griesche does her talking on the track.
The soft-spoken sophomore has made a huge impact for the Mississippi State track team.
After running a 10:08.87 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to claim 11th place at the NCAA Preliminaries last month, Griesche qualified for this week's NCAA National Championships.
Boys and girls of summer are not all found on the baseball or softball fields.
On the basketball court, this is one of the most valuable times of the year for coach Glenn Schmidt and Starkville Academy.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers do not expect it to be easy this fall when they take the football field each Friday night.
Coach Jeff Terrill knows it's going to take a tremendous effort for his Vols to deal with such a schedule.
Starkville Academy intends to meet that challenge when it kicks off the 2014 football campaign by welcoming Division II State champion Lamar to townÂ on August 22.
Brandon McBride's career at Mississippi State has seen many more ups than downs.
The junior distance runner has been at the top of his game most every time it has counted. He won the national championship in the 800-meter run during March's NCAA Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. He posted a time of 1:48.17.
McBride entered that event as the No. 4 seed, but didn't let that bother him.Â
Rusty Johnson batted leadoff for the Eupora Eagles this past season, but he did much more than lead them at the plate.
With his strong presence both on and off the field, the soon to be senior proved to be one of the true weapons for the Eagles and earned himself the title of Starkville Daily News High School Baseball Area Player of the Year.
Brad Mitchell had the Eupora Eagles playing for a state championship in just two years as the coach.
Getting the team to that point in a short amount of time has earned Mitchell the title of Starkville Daily News High School Area Coach of the Year.
Former Starkville High School standout Max Bartlett was drafted in the 36th round and 1,088th overall by the Cleveland Indians during Saturday's First-Year Player Draft.
Bartlett just finished his freshman season at Gulf Coast Community College in Florida. He played for the Yellowjackets through the 2013 season.
Mississippi State had a pair of players drafted during Saturday's First-Year Player Draft.
Junior right hander Brandon Woodruff was taken in the 11th round, 326th overall, by the Milwaukee Brewers, while senior second baseman Brett Pirtle was drafted with the 700th overall pick, 23rd round, by the Detroit Tigers.