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June 24th, 2015
Former Starkville High School player and 12-year NBA veteran Travis Outlaw returns to his hometown each summer to give back to area youth.
Read about Outlaw in Thursday's edition of The Starkville Daily News.
Basketball coach Milton Moore enjoys working camps like the Elite "Travis Outlaw" Skills and Development Camp because he can stress fundamentals.
For more on Moore's visit to Starkville this week, see Thursday's Starkville Daily News.
Along with the Starkville 12-Under USSSA team won the AAA State championship in Tupelo, the Starkville All-Star 8-Under baseball team also won the Mississippi USSSA State championship on Saturday by beating the Madison Rockers 13-3.
The Starkville 8_under went undefeated throughout the three-day tournament to claim the title.
The volunteers that help during the Elite "Travis Outlaw" Basic Skills and Fundamentals Camp instruct campers on basketball and life.
For more on the camp, see the sports pages of The Starkville Daily News.
Two Mississippi State football players will be transferring from the team.
â¨Defensive back Jahmere Irvin-Sills and offensive lineman Kent Flowers are leaving the Bulldogs.â¨
For more on their departure, see Wednesday's Starkville Daily News.
Osa Esene, a volunteer for the "Travis Outlaw" Elite Basic Skills and Fundamental Camp, says he doesn't mind the warm Mississippi summer. It is much cooler where he's from in Oregon. Esene has helped his good friend Travis Outlaw with the camp for several years. For more on the camp, see the printed edition of Starkville Daily News this week.
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen and senior quarterback Dak Prescott will represent the Bulldogs as part of the SEC Networkâs 24 hours of programming devoted entirely to MSU Athletics on Monday, July 6. â¨SEC Network is turning its television schedule over to each of the 14 institutions in the Southeastern Conference for two weeks in its first âSEC Network Takeoverâ initiative.
Ben Howland updated the Starkville Rotary Club on the subject of the Mississippi State men's basketball team Monday.
For more on Howland's visit to the Rotarians, see Tuesday's Starkville Daily News.
Starkville Swing Elite won the 12-Under USSSA State championship in Tupelo on Sunday.
Swing Elite defeated Mississippi Chargers 2-1 in the semifinals, then knocked off Tupelo Rangers 10-4.
The Starkville Daily News will have more on the accomplishment for the Swing in upcoming editions.
Three state champions were crowned in Starkville Sunday at the USSSA 11-Under State Tournament.
First up was Titans Baseball out of Madison, which won Division A by beating Sliderz 12-4.
The Tombigbee Tribe shut out Patriots Baseball 10-0 to take home the AAA title, while the Mississippi Marlins claimed the prize in AA with an 11-8 victory over Rankin County Rip Squad.