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July 17th, 2012
Winning a championship usually comes with two things.
The thrill of winning the championship is the first emotion and probably one of the best feelings. The second is the remembrance of that championship with a ceremony.
The 10-year-old Dizzy Dean State Tournament offered just a hint of what Starkville is capable of doing if allowed to host other All-Star event in the future.
Randy Carlisle, the coach of Starkville's 10-year-old All-Stars and active member of the Starkville Baseball Association, was encouraged by the feedback from the state tournament hosted by the city at McKee Park two weeks ago.
Mississippi State once again has a full baseball staff as head coach John Cohen has hired Jake Wells, the university announced Monday.
Exiting spring practice the Mississippi State Bulldogs felt pretty good about the work they had done and the questions they had answered.Â
The newcomers were working in nicely and the rising seniors were leading, teaching, and coaching the youngsters.Â
And while State made progress on a multitude of fronts, the offensive line remained in doubt.Â
Since the day he signed with Mississippi State, Tyler Russell has patiently waited his turn to take the field as the leader of the Bulldogs. Â
The former Gatorade Player of the Year in Mississippi has seen spot duty for State and even started a game or two, but he hasnâ€™t taken on the role of being â€śthe manâ€ť until now.Â
Getting a college scholarship can be a life-changing event, but for three football players its a chance to keep playing.
Starkville High School graduates, Michael Newman, Eddie Brown Jr. and Scottie Pittman received football scholarships from Concordia College in Selma, Ala.
First-time head coaches are always excited to have the job and our ready to get to work immediately.
For new Ackerman volleyball head coach Jamie Huffman, that is an understatement.
Ask almost any college athlete and theyâ€™ll quickly tell you preseason individual honors mean virtually nothing.Â
Mississippi State learned sophomore tight end Malcolm Johnson was named to the 2012 Mackey Award watch-list only to announce in the afternoon he would be sidelined for the foreseeable future due to in
(Editor's Note: This is the second of two stories where Mississippi State beat writer Michael Wardlaw of The Starkville Daily News sat down with MSU athletic director Scott Stricklin to discuss the st