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Longhorns earn No. 1 seed after World Series pool play

July 17, 2014

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Longhorns Baseball finished pool play the United States Sports Speciality Association 11-under AA World Series with an unblemished 4-0 record and begins tournament play today as the No. 1 seed.
The Longhorns are scheduled to play Arkansas Panthers at 9 a.m.
In a very competitive game, the Longhorns defeated River Valley (Ark.) 4-3 first on Thursday.

Clippers reach semifinals of 12U AAA World Series

July 17, 2014

MCDONOUGH, Ga. – The Northeast Mississippi Clippers have won their first four games of the United States Sports Speciality Association 12-under AAA World Series and have moved into the semifinal round.

SPRD programs keep staff working through summer months

July 17, 2014

There is never a dull moment when it comes to working at the Starkville Sportsplex.
Starkville Park and Recreation sports coordinator William Pochop knows that all too well because as one season wraps up another is just beginning.
Right now the Sportsplex is playing home to adult softball leagues, which Pochop said are one of the facilities most popular sports.

Prescott's purpose: MSU junior quarterback has winning on his mind

July 16, 2014

There is a different sort of buzz around Mississippi State this preseason and a big reason for that is junior quarterback Dak Prescott.

Preseason recognition continues for Bulldog signal caller

July 16, 2014

The list of preseason honors for Mississippi State junior quarterback Dak Prescott keeps getting bigger.
On Wednesday, Prescott was a part of the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list and was nominated for the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.

State's Hughes learns a lesson through injury

July 16, 2014

Jay Hughes was not going to let an injury keep him down.
After tearing his Achilles in Mississippi State's first football game of the season in 2013 against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Hughes knew it was going to be a long process to get back onto the field.
The injury happened on the sixth defensive play for the Bulldogs, while Hughes was breaking up a pass.

Turner of SHS has an All-Star quality

July 16, 2014

There are certain players who exhibit an All-Star quality.
Starkville High School tennis coach Rob Fyke believes he has been fortunate to have had one of those players in Emily Turner.
Turner will be one of the players from Mississippi that will be participating in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star match today in Jackson.

Coach, player represent East Webster as All-Stars

July 16, 2014

The East Webster tennis team brought home the Class 2A State team championship.
Now one of those players finds himself taking the court once more as part of the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Tennis Games.

MSU basketball invited to Classic

July 16, 2014

Mississippi State continues to fill its non-conference basketball slate.
It was announced Wednesday that the Bulldogs will participate in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic at the American Bank Center. The event will take place during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 28-29. MSU opens the tournament against St. Louis. The Bulldogs will then either play TCU or Bradley.

High expectations: MSU's Mullen embraces idea of great season

July 15, 2014

HOOVER, Ala. – Expectations are high in Starkville this season for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, and head coach Dan Mullen didn't shy away from that fact at the Southeastern Conference media days on Tuesday.
Mullen has accepted those expectations and even said some of those have come from the Bulldogs themselves.

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