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February 25th, 2015

SHS opens season with pitching options

February 25, 2015

Travis Garner didn't quite know what the makeup of his pitching staff was going to be when he took over as the baseball coach of the Starkville Yellowjackets last season.
He had some unproven talent in Justin Conner and Colbey Rivers, but they just did not have the experience.

MSU's Gridley off to fast start as freshman in baseball

February 25, 2015

Ryan Gridley hasn't been awed by the lights of Dudy Noble Field or the expectations some freshmen feel in the Southeastern Conference yet.
The Mississippi State second baseman has handled the transition to college baseball nicely in the two-plus weeks of the 2015 season.

February 24th

'Just another game': Bulldogs see No. 1 Wildcats as next team

February 25, 2015

It's just another game for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, or at least that's what they told the media on Monday.
The Bulldogs face their second-straight ranked team tonight, but this is the top-ranked team in the nation.
MSU welcomes No. 1 Kentucky to Humphrey Coliseum for a 6 p.m. tip at Humphrey Coliseum. The game can be seen on SEC Network.

SMITH ON SPORTS: MSU's series with Kentucky a difficult one

February 25, 2015

It doesn't matter how good or bad the Mississippi State Bulldogs are. The game with Kentucky is always one of the toughest games if not THE toughest on the schedule.
As is the case for most teams in the Southeastern Conference, the Wildcats have been a thorn in its side most years.

Bulldogs beat Braves at Dudy Noble Field

February 25, 2015

Mississippi State used small ball early and often.
The Bulldogs then got the bats going in the latter innings to roll to an easy victory.
No. 14 MSU pounded out 14 hits and topped Alcorn State 10-2 in a midweek game at Dudy Noble Field Tuesday night.
The Bulldogs (9-0) had five bunt singles.

West Oktibbeha heats up, beats Dexter at home

February 24, 2015

MABEN – In the wake of an impending winter storm, West Oktibbeha kept it hot on the hardwood with a 81-51 Class A first-round playoff victory over Dexter.

The bullseye on MSU women gets bigger with higher ranking

February 24, 2015

Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer understands the bullseye on his team is getting bigger and bigger.
A day after the Bulldogs learned they were ranked No. 11 by the Associated Press, they moved up to No. 13 in the USA Today/WBCA Coaches Poll.
It was all in advance of Thursday's 6 p.m. tip at No. 2 South Carolina. The game can be viewed on Fox Sports Net South.

Water Dept eyes infrastructure improvements

February 24, 2015

Starkville Public Works is considering appropriating nearly $7 million to address infrastructure needs for the city’s water and sewage system.
SPW Director Doug Devlin said the department is looking to split major projects into undertakings for 2015 and 2016. The department currently has $3.74 million in projects scheduled for 2015 and $3.17 million scheduled for 2016.

Diversity Educator of the year named

February 24, 2015

The Mississippi Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning recently held its Diversity celebration by recognizing campus and community leaders for the impact they have made in advancing diversity and encouraging understanding and respect.

Keenum continues push for faculty pay raises

February 24, 2015

Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum has continued to push for a five percent raise for faculty at all eight universities under the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) in recent weeks.
The topic was the focus of Keenum’s address to the MSU Faculty Senate on Feb. 16.

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