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BREAKING: Jamie Mitchell steps down at SHS

May 5, 2015

It was a day of "mixed emotions" for football coach Jamie Mitchell on Tuesday.
During an afternoon meeting with his assistant coaches and players, Mitchell announced his plans to step down as the head coach at Starkville High School.

Confident Volunteers: Starkville Academy ready for start of postseason

May 4, 2015

The fact that they closed the regular season with a three-game series against Magnolia Heights was good for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
Being able to be competitive and even winning a game from the tough Chiefs in Senatobia was enough to give the Vols a huge boost of confidence.

As the baseball action gets tougher, Eupora set for third round

May 4, 2015

There are no easy games at this point in time of the season.
Eupora head coach Michael Knight knows that and he has to get his squad ready for a third round matchup with Hatley.
The Eagles and Tigers will meet in Hatley today for a 6 p.m. first pitch for the start of a three-game Class 2A playoff series.

Class A, Region 6 champ French Camp sees 'amazing' run in baseball

May 4, 2015

FRENCH CAMP – There wasn't a high expectation level going into the baseball season for the French Camp Academy Panthers.
The majority of the 2014 team had graduated and coach Nathan Wright was looking at an extremely young group.
As the season progressed, the Panthers gained confidence and the wins started coming as well.

Yellowjackets make strides during baseball season

May 3, 2015

The Starkville Yellowjackets made strides during the baseball season that resulted in a spot in the Class 6A playoffs.
SHS baseball coach Travis Garner believes a positive step was made this season to get a little closer to where he wants the Jackets to be.

East Webster's Keller balances offense, defense

May 3, 2015

Sometimes it's not easy for a catcher to balance offense and defense.
There are situations where they might have a difficult time getting the job done at the plate when they are not wearing the catcher's mask and the shin guards.
East Webster's Chase Keller showed during the Baldwyn series that he could handle both tasks.

MSU working for spot in SEC Baseball Tournament

May 3, 2015

Mississippi State head coach John Cohen was still thinking about Thursday night's loss after his club won in walk-off fashion on Saturday afternoon.

Several Bulldogs ink free agent NFL deals

May 3, 2015

Mississippi State had five players taken in the National Football League Draft, but there were six to sign with teams as free agents when the selections ended Saturday.
Ben Beckwith, Blaine Clausell, Dillon Day, Kaleb Eulls, Jay Hughes and Justin Cox all signed free agent deals.

BULLDOGS topple Tigers: Heck's game-winning single in 12th lifts State to a victory over No. 1 LSU

May 3, 2015

Seth Heck found himself walking back to the Mississippi State dugout in the middle of the ninth inning Saturday afternoon knowing he could have done something to help his team wrap up a victory.
The senior third baseman committed an error that opened the door to a three-run LSU ninth inning tying things up at 7-7.
He redeemed himself in the 12th inning though.

SMITH ON SPORTS: MSU seniors instrumental in big victory

May 3, 2015

The Mississippi State senior class deserved to go out as winners at Dudy Noble Field.
Ask any of the veteran Bulldogs and they will tell you that this hasn't been the type of season that they expected or wanted.
There is nothing about MSU's 24-24 overall record or 8-16 mark in the Southeastern Conference that the eight seniors have enjoyed this season.
That is until Saturday.

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