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June 9th, 2015
The Starkville Lady Yellowjackets have three games scheduled Wednesday at the Itawamba Community College annual summer league program.
Starkville plays DeSoto Central at 10:45 a.m. at the Davis Event Center, Belmont at 12:15 p.m. at the Fitness Center and Tupelo at 5:30 p.m. at the Davis Event Center.
Coach Bubba Davis is returning to the sideline as an assistant on the football staff of head coach Chase Nicholson with the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
Davis was also an assistant with the Vols under the leadership of head coach Jeff Terrill in 2011.
Below are the members of the Starkville Daily News All-Area High School Baseball first team (listed alphabetically). East Webster's Wes Johnson was the Coach of the Year, while East Webster's Derek Jones was Player of the Year.
1. Harper Arnold, Starkville Academy
2. A.J. Brown, Starkville
3. Kolby Crowley, East Webster
4. Rusty Johnson, Eupora
5. Derek Jones, East Webster
Below are the members of the Starkville Daily News All-Area High School Fast Pitch Softball first team (listed alphabetically). East Webster's Lee Berryhill was the Coach of the Year, while East Webster's Autumn Frost was Player of the Year.
1. Kerrigan Clark, East Webster
2. Madison Flemings, East Webster
3. Kandler Flora, East Webster
4. Autumn Frost, East Webster
The Major League Baseball Draft starts tonight at 7 p.m. and Mississippi State fans will be paying attention.
Several signees are expected to be drafted and there is the possibility a few current players will be taken also.
The draft starts at 6 p.m. and can be seen on the MLB Network. The draft will continue Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mississippi State lost a 2016 football opponent when Tulane opted out of of a game that was scheduled to be played Davis Wade Stadium.
But it looks like the Bulldogs have replaced the Green Wave.
The Daily Hampshire Gazette reported late Sunday night that the Bulldogs will play at UMass in 2016. The game will be played at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, Sept. 24.
Former Mississippi State football player Nick Griffin is taking his football skills to the international level.
Several members of the Mississippi State track team will be involved with the NCAA Championships June 10-13 in Eugene, Ore.
Bulldog Brandon McBride is the reigning 800-meter run champion.
East Webster's Derek Jones and Wes Johnson earned Starkville Daily News honors.
Check Sunday's SDN for a full recap and the All-Area Baseball Team.
East Webster players Derek Jones and Jack Wilson, along with head coach Wes Johnson will represent the Wolveines at an All-Star game in Pearl Saturday.
Eupora player Rusty Johnson will also be on hand.