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July 18th, 2014

Television deal, 'a big deal': ESPN, Comcast Cable reach agreement for SEC Network

July 18, 2014

ESPN and Comcast Cable have reached an agreement for the cable provider to carry the SEC Network, the Southeastern Conference, ESPN and Comcast Cable announced Friday.

Starkville-hosted tournaments get positive attention

July 18, 2014

No vacancy.
If you tried to book a hotel room over the last couple of weekends here in Starkville, that might have been the message you received.
Having full hotels when Mississippi State is not playing sports can be strange for the area, but if one had taken a visit out to McKee Park, the answer for the lack of rooms was quite apparent.

Storm getting World Series experience

July 18, 2014

There's a learning curve that exists for any team experiencing the World Series for the first time.
That's the case for the Starkville Storm, an 11-12 All-Stars softball squad made up of players from the Starkville Parks and Recreation season.
After losing to the defending champions from last year, the Storm were scheduled to take on Louisville on Friday, weather permitting.

July 17th

Four Bulldogs recognized: MSU players get on All-SEC team

July 17, 2014

Mississippi State put four players on the preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams as voted on by the media in attendance at this week's event in Hoover, Ala.
Junior quarterback Dak Prescott headlined the Bulldog selections, being the second team quarterback. Auburn's Nick Marshall is on the first team, with Ole Miss' Bo Wallace on the third team.

Longhorns earn No. 1 seed after World Series pool play

July 17, 2014

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Longhorns Baseball finished pool play the United States Sports Speciality Association 11-under AA World Series with an unblemished 4-0 record and begins tournament play today as the No. 1 seed.
The Longhorns are scheduled to play Arkansas Panthers at 9 a.m.
In a very competitive game, the Longhorns defeated River Valley (Ark.) 4-3 first on Thursday.

Clippers reach semifinals of 12U AAA World Series

July 17, 2014

MCDONOUGH, Ga. – The Northeast Mississippi Clippers have won their first four games of the United States Sports Speciality Association 12-under AAA World Series and have moved into the semifinal round.

SPRD programs keep staff working through summer months

July 17, 2014

There is never a dull moment when it comes to working at the Starkville Sportsplex.
Starkville Park and Recreation sports coordinator William Pochop knows that all too well because as one season wraps up another is just beginning.
Right now the Sportsplex is playing home to adult softball leagues, which Pochop said are one of the facilities most popular sports.

July 16th

Prescott's purpose: MSU junior quarterback has winning on his mind

July 16, 2014

There is a different sort of buzz around Mississippi State this preseason and a big reason for that is junior quarterback Dak Prescott.

Preseason recognition continues for Bulldog signal caller

July 16, 2014

The list of preseason honors for Mississippi State junior quarterback Dak Prescott keeps getting bigger.
On Wednesday, Prescott was a part of the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list and was nominated for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.

State's Hughes learns a lesson through injury

July 16, 2014

Jay Hughes was not going to let an injury keep him down.
After tearing his Achilles in Mississippi State's first football game of the season in 2013 against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Hughes knew it was going to be a long process to get back onto the field.
The injury happened on the sixth defensive play for the Bulldogs, while Hughes was breaking up a pass.

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