Archive - May 2014
LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ The Mississippi State Bulldogs have been known for their bullpen the last few years.
The Bulldogs have shown why they have been so dominant at the Lafayette (La.) Regional.
The MSU bullpen has allowed just one base runner in 9 1/3 innings worked this weekend in a 5-2 win over San Diego State and a 3-1 victory over Jackson State on Saturday.
MABEN â€“ Throughout the years, catcher and pitcher tandems have consistently led to success.
Now you can add two more names to the list with East Webster's combination of Autumn Frost and Bailie Springfield.
Some called it from the beginning while others kept holding out until the very end so as not to jinx anything.
Still It did not matter.
April Sykes won't be going through the motions when it comes to teaching the game of basketball to Starkville's youth.
The time of the camp each day will be from 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
The former East Oktibbeha High School and Rutgers player will host the LBGS Basketball Day Camp on June 9-12 inside the Travis Outlaw Center at the Starkville Sportsplex.
LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ The Mississippi State Bulldogs couldn't score with less than two outs Friday afternoon.
They sure did the trick when there were two outs.
The No. 21 Bulldogs scored all five runs with two outs as they beat San Diego State 5-2 in the first game of the Lafayette (La.) Regional at M.L. Tigue Moore Field.Â
LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ Things were not looking good for Trevor Fitts in the second inning.
The Mississippi State junior right hander let the first three batters reach and loaded the bases two separate times. He surrendered two runs in that frame, but survived it.
LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ Mississippi State head coach John Cohen has been very successful in opening games of NCAA regionals.
Under the 6th-year head coach, the Bulldogs have competed in four regionals. They have won the opening game three times in those postseason appearances.
"It's not about your opponent," Cohen said. "It's about playing the game at a high level and trying to beat the game."
Mark Alexanderâ€™s departure from Starkville Academy hurts him a bit.
When it came to making a homecoming, it was something Alexander couldn't pass up on.
Having grown up in Jackson, the former Volunteers coach is truly returning to a familiar place when he joins the Madison-Ridgeland Academy girlsâ€™ basketball staff.
The Robinson Football/Life Camp is expected to be bigger and better.
Camp director William Robinson was pleased with the way the event was received in the first year and looks forward to influencing young men in a positive way once again.
Mary Kate Hughes has been on stage since she was a child.