Kate Neely is ready for the next chapter in her life. After four seasons as softball coach at East Mississippi Community College, Neely is ready to switch gears and move into another position on campus. EMCC officials are presently taking applications for the softball coaching vacancy and hope to have a new coach in place by mid-July.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University junior pitchers Chris Stratton and Nick Routt signed with the National League teams that selected them last week in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The three-day hunt for a man charged with killing three people near Auburn University ended with the suspect walking up the steps of an Alabama courthouse and turning himself in to a U.S. Marshal waiting inside.
STARKVILLE -- Dan Mullen may have gotten his quarterback of the future Monday evening when Cord Sandberg, one of the nation's top dual-threat prospect, committed to the Bulldogs.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University football team bolstered the depth up front in its 2013 recruiting class with the commitments of three in-state linemen.
Chris Ball knows the caliber of baseball played in the Greater Golden Triangle area. As an infielder, Ball was member of the New Hope High School baseball teams that won state titles in 1996 and 1998. He then went on to play baseball for two more seasons at East Mississippi Community College before becoming a coach.
Reggie Kelly likes to cook. Now, the longtime NFL player and former Mississippi State University standout is sharing some of his secrets in the kitchen.
STARKVILLE -- "For Mississippi State baseball, anything less than Omaha is unacceptable." John Cohen said those words four years ago when he replaced Ron Polk as baseball coach at Mississippi State University. The comment showed Cohen, who played for Polk from 1988-90, understood the expectations he faced in re-invigorating a program that went 23-33 in 2008 a year after advancing to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
STARKVILLE -- Fans may see less room in the outfield at Dudy Noble Field as soon as next season. Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen confirmed this week the Bulldogs coaches are "discussing" the possibility of moving in the ballpark's fences in to counter the effects of the new aluminum bat restrictions.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Mississippi State University men's track and field team's 4x400-meter relay team of Tavaris Tate, Daundre Barnaby, James Harris, Emanuel Mayers, and Tavaris Tate finished eighth Saturday with a time of 3 minutes, 5.85 seconds career at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at historic Drake Field.
STARKVILLE -- The last of the inherited talent in the Mississippi State University baseball program has left campus. Outfielder Brent Brownlee and pitchers Caleb Reed and Nick Routt stuck around through the change from longtime coach Ron Polk to coach John Cohen. There were tenuous times, but the three seniors leave the program in a better place. After the Bulldogs finished with losing records in their first two seasons, the seniors helped lead a resurgence that saw the program make consecutive NCAA tournament appearances.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University wide receiver Chad Bumphis will be fined and will make a motion to have a New Year's morning arrest expunged from his record. The rising senior entered a guilty plea to a charge of failure to comply Thursday in Tupelo Municipal Court.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Marcus Jackson earned the first points for the Mississippi State University's track and field team Thursday when he set a new personal record and became the Bulldogs' latest All-American.
STARKVILLE -- The completion of a new era to the Major League Baseball first-year player draft has more smiles on the faces of those involved in the game at all levels.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University had a pair of players on its roster and two signees drafted Wednesday on the final day of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft.
The Heritage Academy, Starkville Academy, and Oak Hill Academy baseball teams had a host of performers who helped their teams advance to the postseason.
The San Francisco Giants used the 20th pick to select Mississippi State University right-handed pitcher Chris Stratton in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft.
STARKVILLE -- Glenn Schmidt has been blessed a number of ways as a coach.
Columbus High School girls basketball player Kiandria Patterson has a busy senior year lined up. Patterson plans to do her best in the classroom, to graduate from high school, and to find a place to play college basketball.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville Academy's player Anna Prestridge laughs when she talks about her early childhood memories.
1. EMCC, Mississippi Delta leave past behind them COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Mullen balances calling plays, running team COLLEGE SPORTS
3. No. 9 EMCC routs Mississippi Delta COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Columbus awaits region showdown vs. No. 3 Tupelo HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. Shorter hopes Noxubee County can follow 2015 path HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS