The Daily Journal honored high school athletes from throughout Northeast Mississippi during its 2019 Winter and Spring Sports Banquet on June 4. Look for a special commemorative section honoring this year's winners that will be published in Sunday's Daily Journal.
Mississippi State sophomore first baseman Tanner Allen talks about the Bulldogs comeback win to open the College World Series. Allen also comments on assistant coach Jake Gautreau's impact on the hitters and the match-up against Vanderbilt's Kumar Rocker on Tuesday.
Mississippi State senior right fielder Elijah MacNamee shares his feelings on hitting a home run in his final at bat at Dudy Noble Field and the social media buzz and controversy it created. MacNamee also talks about his vow last year to return to the College World Series and win a national …
Stanford visits Mississippi State for the Starkville Super Regional this weekend with the winner advancing to the College World Series. Cardinal head coach David Esquer talks about his team entering Game 1 along with junior catcher Maverick Handley and junior pitcher Will Matthiessen.
It has been a while since Central Michigan enjoyed a postseason run but the Chippewas appear loose as they begin the Starkville Regional. CMU coach Jordan Bischel talks along with infielder Jason Sullivan, pitcher Pat Leatherman and catcher Griffin Lockwood-Powell about their potential.
Southern University played at Dudy Noble Field last season and already owns a win over an SEC opponent this year. Jaguars head coach Kerrick Jackson along with outfielder Hampton Hudson and pitcher Justin Freeman comment on their chances at the Starkville Regional.
Mississippi State is hosting its first regional since 2016. Head coach Chris Lemonis met with the media on Thursday to talk about his team along with assistant coach Kyle Cheesebrough, center fielder Jake Mangum and relief pitcher Jared Liebelt.