Mississippi Valley State Selects Milton Barney as Its Next Head Baseball Coach

Milton Barney has been named the head coach of the Mississippi Valley State baseball program as announced by the athletic department Thursday.

Sources are stating the interest Mississippi Valley State received from coaches across the country was significant. Ultimately, Barney’s track record set him apart from the field. He’s made an immediate impact at every coaching level, and he is an energetic, innovative, and focused coach. I am confident he is ready to bring a SWAC championship to Itta Bena, Mississippi.

Barney will be introduced in a scheduled press conference at the President’s Suite of the R.W. Harrison HPER complex on Friday, August 19, 2022.

About Coach Milton Barney

Milton Barney, from Gulfport, Mississippi, played high school baseball at Gulfport High where he was on the team that played in the 2005 state finals. He played collegiate baseball at Grambling State University for three years from 2008-2010. Barney carried a .310 batting average with 114 hits, 96 runs, 30 doubles, 5 home runs, 55 runs batted in, with 27 steals in over 108 ballgames. Barney was part of the Tigers’ SWAC championship of 2010 season.

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