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camp last year in starkville was dak prescott's inaugural pro camp last year in starkville was so successful that this year's camp is a two day affair... roughly 700 kids signed up for the two day camp at mississippi state... the camp was open to boys and girls between first and eighth grade... starkville is one of three locations that dak holds his pro camps... the other two camps were held in his hometown of haughton, louisiana and dallas... the kids receive instruction from coaches while dak makes the rounds, takes pictures, and gives out as many high fives as possible... there was even a fun moment when dak threw a pass to a camper who was defended by former msu wide receiver fred ross... dak says he wasn't overwhelmed by the amount of kids at the camp.. experience." dak prescott: 'no not at all. it's what i want. doing this i want to go to special places, special places that mean the most to me, and that's back at home in louisiana, haughton, louisiana, starkville, and dallas. it's not overwhelming at all, it's what i want and i hope i can give back and make sure i can get in contact, high fives, saying something to each and every kid and make sure they all leave here with a good experience.' dak said mississippi state is where he grew up and became a man. of course, the head coach coach that recruitedand groomed him is gone. but dak says his alma mater will always be bigger than one coach. dak prescott: 'yea coaching staff, old coaching staff, whatever coaching staff, this place is all about the people and that's how it'll always be so you come out here the fans aren't gonna change. the fans are gonna be the same cause they love this university, they love the people that support this school and that's what itis so we've got a great coaching staff that came here. coach moorhead and his staff did a great job i know reaching out to me and from the conversations we've had i'm excited for this season and what these guys are doing.' a lot going on in starkville this weekend. in addition to dak's pro-camp, there is a big aau youth basketball tournament taking place. the mississippi splash are hosting the first ever splash vegas invitational... more than 50 teams from acrossthe southeast came to starkville for the two day tournament. the winners of every division receive a trophy and rings... the tournament is being held in two locations... the second thru sixth graders are playing at the sanderson center on the msu campus. the 7th thru 12th graders are playing at the travis outlaw center... you're looking at action between the starkville future and new orleans based 'we all we got.' splash coach and tournament host demario cistrunk says he's hoping to bring some integrity back to the aau brand with this event... area." demario cistrunk: 'well see aau, you got so many brands, you got so many markets, and you got people not always fair so what we want to do, we specialize in throwing good tournaments at good locations good venues, having a good registration code so you can make sure teams are playing in their appropriate age groups so that's what we wanna do we wanna bring good basketball to our area.' congrats to the 14 under saltillo wildcats softball team. the wildcats won the 14u and 18u dizzy dean world series this week in southaven. the wildcats went 4-0 in the tournament. that's sports,