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June 19th, 2015
Starkville Baseball 11-Under AA team has split its first two games of the state tournament being held this weekend at the Starkville Sportsplex.
After losing its first game of pool play on Thursday to the Mississippi A's 6-3, Starkville bounced back to defeat Mississippi Mayhem 9-7 on Friday.
Mississippi State's Sept. 12 home game against LSU will kick at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN.
For other game times, check Friday's SDN.
Teaira McCowan should give Mississippi State's women's basketball team a continued presence in the middle.
McCowan stands at 6-7 and she has impressive numbers coming out of high school.
For more on one of the newest freshmen Bulldogs for the women, see Danny P. Smith's story in Friday's Starkville Daily News.
Mississippi State signee Austin Riley has signed with the Atlanta Braves.
He was taken with the 41st overall pick in last week's MLB Draft. He is one of two Bulldog signees to sign major league contracts. Greg Pickett is the other.
Any coach of a youth All-Star team in the Starkville Baseball Association may contact our sports staff with any information on their team (roster, team picture, tournament schedule, etc.).
The Starkville Daily News looks forward to giving All-Star teams coverage during the tournament season, but information must be received in our office for us to do so.
Longhorns Baseball and Swing Elite, teams with Starkville connections, will be participating at the USSSA-AAA Mississippi State Championship in Tupelo Thursday and through the weekend.
For Robbie Faulk's preview of what to expect, see Thursday's Starkville Daily News.
Mississippi State had 16 athletes received USTFCCCA All-American honors, the association announced Monday.
The newest Mississippi State women's basketball players in freshmen Zion Campbell, Teaira McCowan, Roshunda Johnson, Jazzmun Holmes and Jazmine Spears are going through summer workouts with the coaching staff.
For more on their progress, see Thursday's sport page of The Starkville Daily News.
The Mississippi Association of Coaches has announced their high school and junior college Coaches of the Year for 2015.
East Webster's Lee Berryhill was selected the high school fast pitch Coach of the Year, while East Webster's Pam Champion was recognized as tennis Coach of the Year.
Buddy Stephens of East Mississippi Community College was chosen the junior college football Coach of the Year.
Starkville Academy head coach Chase Nicholson saw a smooth transition and has a veteran coaching staff to help him out.
See Robbie Faulk's update on the Volunteers in Tuesday's Starkville Daily News.