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Dizzy Dean State Tournament proved to be a hit in Starkville

July 17, 2012

The 10-year-old Dizzy Dean State Tournament offered just a hint of what Starkville is capable of doing if allowed to host other All-Star event in the future.

Randy Carlisle, the coach of Starkville's 10-year-old All-Stars and active member of the Starkville Baseball Association, was encouraged by the feedback from the state tournament hosted by the city at McKee Park two weeks ago.

Wells joins Diamond Dogs staff

July 16, 2012

Mississippi State once again has a full baseball staff as head coach John Cohen has hired Jake Wells, the university announced Monday.

Gaining confidence up front

July 15, 2012

Exiting spring practice the Mississippi State Bulldogs felt pretty good about the work they had done and the questions they had answered. 

The newcomers were working in nicely and the rising seniors were leading, teaching, and coaching the youngsters. 

And while State made progress on a multitude of fronts, the offensive line remained in doubt. 

Russell's time: MSU QB is ready to be the leader

July 14, 2012

Since the day he signed with Mississippi State, Tyler Russell has patiently waited his turn to take the field as the leader of the Bulldogs.  

The former Gatorade Player of the Year in Mississippi has seen spot duty for State and even started a game or two, but he hasn’t taken on the role of being “the man” until now. 

Yellowjackets to next level: Newman, Brown, Pittman to play football in college

July 13, 2012

Getting a college scholarship can be a life-changing event, but for three football players its a chance to keep playing.

Starkville High School graduates, Michael Newman, Eddie Brown Jr. and Scottie Pittman received football scholarships from Concordia College in Selma, Ala.

Huffman ready for job: Ackerman's new head coach ready to get her hands dirty

July 12, 2012

First-time head coaches are always excited to have the job and our ready to get to work immediately.

For new Ackerman volleyball head coach Jamie Huffman, that is an understatement.

Talented Bulldogs finding names on watch lists

July 12, 2012

Ask almost any college athlete and they’ll quickly tell you preseason individual honors mean virtually nothing. 

Johnson out indefinitely after injury off the field

July 11, 2012

Mississippi State learned sophomore tight end Malcolm Johnson was named to the 2012 Mackey Award watch-list only to announce in the afternoon he would be sidelined for the foreseeable future due to in

SHOWING MAROON PRIDE: Stricklin's goal to represent MSU the right way

July 10, 2012

(Editor's Note: This is the second of two stories where Mississippi State beat writer Michael Wardlaw of The Starkville Daily News sat down with MSU athletic director Scott Stricklin to discuss the st

Ackerman's Presley set for All-Star volleyball match

July 9, 2012

Ackerman High School volleyball player Dayna Presley considers the opportunity to play in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star match today as an honor and privilege.

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