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BREAKING: Starkville Swing Elite win state title

June 21, 2015

Starkville Swing Elite won the 12-Under USSSA State championship in Tupelo on Sunday.
Swing Elite defeated Mississippi Chargers 2-1 in the semifinals, then knocked off Tupelo Rangers 10-4.
The Starkville Daily News will have more on the accomplishment for the Swing in upcoming editions.

State champions crowned

June 21, 2015

Three state champions were crowned in Starkville Sunday at the USSSA 11-Under State Tournament.
First up was Titans Baseball out of Madison, which won Division A by beating Sliderz 12-4.
The Tombigbee Tribe shut out Patriots Baseball 10-0 to take home the AAA title, while the Mississippi Marlins claimed the prize in AA with an 11-8 victory over Rankin County Rip Squad.

Father's Day tribute

June 20, 2015

John Outlaw Sr. has been instrumental in the development of his children, including NBA veteran Travis Outlaw, while Doug Wilson has been able to coach and watch his sons Luke and Jack at East Webster.
For stories on these special father-son combos, see Sunday's sports section of The Starkville Daily News.

USSSA State Tournaments

June 20, 2015

The Starkville Swing Elite eliminates Longhorns Baseball at the 12-Under State event in Tupelo, while the 11-Under A, AA, AAA State wraps up in Starkville.
For more on these tournaments, see Sunday's edition of The Starkville Daily News.

Starkville Baseball splits so far at USSSA AA State

June 19, 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.

MSU, LSU game time announced

June 18, 2015

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.

MSU's McCowan: One big girl

June 18, 2015

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.

MSU signee Riley signs with Braves

June 18, 2015

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.

Attention SBA All-Star Coaches

June 18, 2015

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, Swing Elite begin play at USSSA-AAA State

June 17, 2015

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.

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