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April 21st, 2015
Everyone wants to be involved with a place where they are liked.
Josh Skinner believes he has found that at Hinds Community College in Raymond.
The Starkville High School boys basketball player signed a scholarship with Hinds on Wednesday afternoon inside the school gymnasium where he performed for the Yellowjackets.
Who is Conner Dunne?
To his soccer coach Brian Bennett, he is â€śone of the bestâ€ť to ever grace the field for the Yellowjackets.
The process of a high school or junior college athlete putting a pen to a piece of paper should never be taken for granted.
Over the years, I've watched many young men and women sign scholarships and the significance of that act is always the same. It's very important.
Mississippi State may have several veterans, but the Bulldogs have a good many young players who will play vital roles in the fall.
Although spring practice ended Saturday with the Maroon and White game, seventh-year head coach Dan Mullen's biggest goal was to see how some of the younger guys handled things.
Starkville High School softball coach Wendy Jolly said seniors play an important role in the success of any team.
On the way to a playoff berth in Class 6A this fast pitch season, Jolly has gotten that leadership from seniors Iyuna Clark and Jocitta Buchanan.
Clark and Buchanan were recognized between the two games of a doubleheader Tuesday against Northwest Rankin.
New Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland continues to compile his staff.
On Tuesday, he announced Jason Ludwig joined his staff as director of operations.
Ludwig comes to Starkville from Arizona State, where he was the director of operations for the Sun Devils the past two seasons.
GREENWOOD â€“ John McReynolds brought home the go-ahead run to give the Starkville Academy Volunteers the lead in the sixth inning and they hung on hung on to beat Pillow Academy 3-1 on Tuesday.
Houston Clark singled to get on base in the sixth for Starkville Academy. He went from first to second on a stolen base.
McReynolds had two extra-base hits for the Vols.
Starkville head coach Jamie Mitchell could only find one phrase to describe the first spring practice for the Yellowjackets.
There were 154 players that attended the first practice Monday afternoon and there wasn't much room for improvement with all that was going on.
The Starkville Yellowjackets are hoping Monday's practice round at North Creek Golf Course will go a long way in helping them get familiar with the place where they will be competing for the Class 6A, Region 1 meet today.
Mississippi State held a closed door meeting among its players and coaches immediately after dropping the series finale to Florida on Sunday.
The Bulldogs were swept by the No. 12 team in the country, giving them four losses in a row and seven in their last eight games.