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Wave take down Vols 7-2

June 12, 2013

Will Johnson picks up a grounder at first and prepares for the feed.

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Sure Shots 4-H Club sending 7 to state competition

June 11, 2013

The Sure Shots 4-H Club has had a very busy year. In preparation for the Northeast Region Shooting Competition they participated in three qualifying events: The Golden Triangle Shooting Competition in Columbus, Alcorn County 4-H Shooting Competition in Glen, and the Pontotoc County 4-H Shotgun Competition in Pontotoc. Sure Shot members earned 18 first place medallions, 11 second place medallions, and three third place medallions from the competitions during the three competition span.

Nations: Six outs, three outs, Omaha

June 10, 2013

Any and every Mississippi State baseball fan was probably watching a television mid-afternoon Monday as the Bulldogs resumed their game against host Virginia leading the three-game series 1-0 and game two 5-3. I was glued to the television myself Sunday night, but forecasted rain made the avid Diamond Dawg fan have to wait a little longer for Omaha.

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MSU claims Super Regional win

June 10, 2013

The Mississippi State Bulldogs left little doubt they are one of the best teams in the country this year, as they swept the #6 national seed University of Virginia Cavaliers 2 games to none on their own home turf in Charlottesville to advance to the 2013 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, next weekend. The trip to Omaha will be the ninth for the Bulldogs in school history, the first since 2007, and the first in the five year regime with Coach John Cohen at the helm.

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Red Sox go undefeated in 7 and 8 year-old division

June 7, 2013

The Red Sox recently finished the Dizzy Dean regular season undefeated. Pictured above are the coaches from left, Jeremy Duke, Alvin Bowen, Terrance Gibson, Ches Harrington and Junior Ray. Not pictured is Brock Turnipseed. On the middle row from left are Greyson Klutts, John Ross Craven, Chris White and Jaylon Davis. On the bottom row from left are Brandon Naramore, Alvin Bowen, Nathan Harrington and Demarrious Parker.  Not pictured are Dalton Turnipseed, Cole Lloyd, Bo Harris and Jaquay Cooperwood Submitted Photo

Waverly hosts women’s golf tournament

June 6, 2013

Kathleen Gallagher, 16, of Greenwood dethroned two-time defending Mississippi Women’s Golf Association State Champion Ally McDonald, a Mississippi State University golfer and Fulton native, by one hole in match play Thursday afternoon at Old Waverly Golf Course to take the 2013 Women’s Golf Amateur crown. Kathleen is the daughter of Cissye Gallagher and former-PGA player Jim Gallagher Jr. Gallagher is currently a player at Pillow Academy in Greenwood.

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Scenes from Tuesday’s Dizzy Dean play

June 5, 2013

Rangers’ Coach Junior Ray motions Jonie Bell towards home plate to score a run.

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Bulldogs win Starkville Regional – Headed to Charlottesville Super Regional to take on #6 Wahoos

June 4, 2013

The Diamond Dawgs struck early and often in the elimination Championship Game of the Starkville Regional Monday night, defeating the feisty Central Arkansas Bears by a score of 6-1 to claim the championship and advance to the Super Regionals. With the victory, the 9th ranked Bulldogs (46-18) will now advance to Charlottesville, Virginia, to face the #6 national seed University of Virginia Cavaliers (50-10).

My thoughts on the Starkville regional

June 3, 2013

The sun set on Dudy Noble Sunday evening as the first innings of play went by quickly. The ballpark which famous Mississippi crime-fiction author John Grisham has referred to as “The Carnegie Hall of Baseball”. Mississippi State University and the University of Central Arkansas faced-off for the fifth time in the 2013 season.

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McKee inks with Blue Mountain

May 30, 2013

MATHISTON - Blue Mountain College is looking to build its baseball program and coach Curt Fowler can’t think of any better way to do it than with an athlete like East Webster’s Cody McKee.

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