Starkville prep baseball field named for coach

By The Associated Press

STARKVILLE — Starkville High School will name its baseball field for longtime head coach Danny Carlisle.

The Starkville School Board voted Tuesday to name the high school field after Carlisle, who is retiring as Yellowjackets skipper after this season.

The Starkville Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/HdIa0u) that school officials wanted to honor Carlisle for his on-the-field, financial and educational contributions.

Carlisle was recently honored for his 35 years of service to the school district and his 29 years of guiding Yellowjackets’ baseball.