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Baseball over beach: Bulldogs spend summer sharpening their game

June 17, 2014

While many college students are off at the beach or taking trips all over the country and the world, baseball players are honing their skills.
Many college baseball players from around the country are playing in summer leagues and working on their games.

MSU's Lindgren chosen Perfect Game All-American

June 17, 2014

Jacob Lindgren continues to receive praise for his junior season with Mississippi State. 
The left hander was selected as a first team All-American by Perfect Game's Kendall Rogers on Tuesday. 
It is the third All-American honor Lindgren has received. He was a first team All-American by Baseball America and received second team honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

Scores of CWS games are close

June 17, 2014

It's becoming less and less of a surprise that the scores of the College World Series are very close.
When Tupelo native John Gatlin singled to give the Ole Miss Rebels a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech on Tuesday, it was just another in a long line of close and competitive games in Omaha, Neb., especially when it involves schools from Mississippi.

STATE OF ATHLETICS: Wolverines pack punch during year

June 16, 2014

MABEN – The East Webster Wolverines packed a punch when it came to athletics last year.
"It was a great year," East Webster athletic director and football coach Doug Wilson said. "Every team competed and that is all we can ask of our kids. We are always in the hunt. It was just a great season where every game was enjoyed."

East Webster seeks additional pitching this summer

June 16, 2014

Coaches in charge of high school baseball teams in the summer often sound like a broken record.
The reasons they take part of the games throughout the month of June is to expose as many of their players to the game as possible.
Last Thursday, the East Webster Wolverines made the trip to Starkville to take on the Yellowjackets and split a pair of varsity games.

MSU releases four different posters for football season

June 16, 2014

There is a good bit of buzz surrounding the upcoming Mississippi State football season.
The Bulldogs have a good nucleus coming back from last year's team that went 7-6 and routed Rice in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn. 
Fans are excited, but that excitement may have been amped up a step higher after what the MSU marketing department released on Monday.

MSU women winners under Brown-Lemm

June 16, 2014

Ginger Brown-Lemm took over the Mississippi State women's golf program with a mindset of not settling.
The Hope, Ark., native wanted her Bulldog squad to not only compete in the Southeastern Conference, but nationally against some of the best teams in the NCAA.

SBA completes the season, focused on younger areas

June 15, 2014

Starkville Baseball Association is all about doing what it takes to make sure there is baseball offered to the area kids.
With that in mind, the league decided to change things up a bit this year in order to accommodate some of its younger players.

Yellowjackets get experience during summer

June 15, 2014

The Starkville Yellowjackets are getting experience on the baseball field this summer.
With six games per week between his varsity, junior varsity and junior high teams, SHS baseball coach Travis Garner has plenty of opportunities to evaluate talent.

Special men, special place: Coaches are fathers and often father figures

June 15, 2014

Being a father is one of the greatest rewards a man can experience.
“It is the greatest thing I have ever been able to do,” Choctaw County football coach Adam Dillinger said. “It is the biggest responsibility I have ever had and the greatest rewards I have ever had come from that.”

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