Archive - Apr 2014
Another weekend means another challenge against a top-five ranked opponent for the Mississippi State softball team.
After defeating No. 2 Alabama two games out of three in the last Southeastern Conference series at home, the Bulldogs are set to go on the road for games against No. 4 Tennessee on the road today at 5 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. and Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
Mississippi State had an outside shot to win the Southeastern Conference Championship a year ago after the second round.
The Bulldogs shot a 303 in the third round of the event to find themselves 12 shots behind leader Alabama in second place.
The deficit was going to be hard to overcome, and the Bulldogs stumbled in the third round and finished in a tie for fifth place.
MABEN â€“ Big innings and clutch hits were the story of the game Thursday at East Webster.
The Lady Wolverines made it happen during a 7-4 victory over the Bruce Lady Trojans.
One finalist for Starkvilleâ€™s vacant community development director position is seeking a promotion within the city ranks, while another is trying to obtain a city position for the second time in less than six months.
A search on YellowPages.com yields nearly 100 churches and places of worship in Starkville, many of them Christian. This Good Friday, over a distance of about one mile, 11 of those Christian churches will become one, carrying a wooden cross with them.
A new chapter in life will begin for senior Stuart Woomer in July when he enrolls in the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.
Woomer, a Starkville High School senior, successfully applied an earned admission to the Naval Academy. He will leave for the Academy on July 1.
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Derrick Armstrong didn't know what his senior year at Mississippi State was going to offer.
He played in just 39 games and drew 16 starts as the Bulldogs made it all the way to the College World Series in his junior season.
The Bulldog outfielder entered this season with the mindset of gaining more playing time, but with several outfielders vying for three spots, it was going to be tough.
It was a must-win situation for the Starkville Yellowjackets on Wednesday afternoon.
After what can only be described as a pitching duel, the Yellowjackets found themselves victim to an extra inning 2-0 loss to Columbus.
Mississippi State head men's basketball coach Rick Ray announced the signing of Jones County Junior College big man Johnny Zuppardo on Wednesday.
The 6-foot-9, 235-pound Kiln native chose the Bulldogs over Washington, Wichita State and Tulane.
Per Nilsson has rejuvenated a Mississippi State tennis program in his six years as the head coach.
Nilsson takes his Bulldogs into a place today where they haven't found success since he was a player at State.