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McFatrich hires the Newberrys as assistants

John Newberry

After being announced as the head volleyball coach at Mississippi State on Monday, David McFatrich has assembled his coaching staff, adding John and Brittany Newberry as assistants, he announced Thursday. “I’m very grateful that I have been able to bring my coaching

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MSU announces McFatrich as volleyball coach

Mississippi State director of athletics Scott Stricklin officially announced David McFatrich as the program’s 11th volleyball coach on Tuesday afternoon.

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McFatrich hired as MSU volleyball coach

David McFatrich

David McFatrich, who directed Central Arkansas to NCAA Tournament appearances in two of his four seasons as head coach, has been named Mississippi State’s new head volleyball coach, athletic director Scott Stricklin announced Monday. The hiring is pending the approval

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Hazelwood won’t return as volleyball coach

Mississippi State volleyball coach Jenny Hazelwood is being reassigned to an administrative position in the MSU Athletic Department and will no longer serve as head coach, MSU Director of Athletics Scott Stricklin announced Monday. “I want to thank Jenny for her

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Ellis reflects on career with Cristil

On Monday, I had the opportunity to speak with Jim Ellis about the passing of his longtime broadcast partner of Jack Cristil. I shared several of Ellis’ quotes in my story in today’s print and online edition of the Daily

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Funeral, memorial service arrangements made for Cristil

Funeral services for Mr. Jacob Sanford “Jack” Cristil, 88, of Tupelo will be held Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Holland Funeral Directors in Tupelo. Interment will follow at Lee Memorial Park in Verona. Visitation will be held

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Longtime MSU radio broadcaster Cristil dies

Longtime Mississippi State radio broadcaster Jack Cristil passed away Sunday at the age of 88 after an extended battle with kidney disease and cancer. Cristil spent 58 years behind the microphone calling Bulldog football games from and spent another 54

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MSU hosts SEC Network launch party

Mississippi State will hold a launch party for the SEC Network starting at 4:30 p.m. in The Junction. (AP Photo/Kerry Smith)

Mississippi State will be ringing in the launch of the SEC Network with a party in The Junction on campus. The launch party will start at 4:30 p.m., 30 minutes prior to the start of the SEC Network going live

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Kirtane named assistant tennis coach

Sachin Kirtane

STARKVILLE – Sachin Kirtane, recently the head coach at Lindsey Wilson College, has been named assistant coach of the Mississippi State women’s tennis program, according to an announcement Thursday. Kirtane replaces James Bryce, who was named head coach at James

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Goldman returns to MSU as assistant coach

Noah Goldman

STARKVILLE – One of the most-accomplished Mississippi State golfers in program history is returning home as Noah Goldman has been named the Bulldogs’ assistant coach, head coach Clay Homan announced. Goldman heads back to Starkville after spending the past two seasons as

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Softball completes staff with Ricketts

STARKVILLE – An All-American, career-record holder and former professional softball player, is coming to Starkville. Samantha Ricketts will complete the 2014-15 Mississippi State softball coaching staff, according to an announcement from head coach Vann Stuedeman Monday. Ricketts, who will work with

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