March 10th, 2015
Craig Sword didn't play in the first four games of the season due to having back surgery in October.
The Mississippi State junior guard didn't score until the eighth game and didn't score in double digits until the final game in December.
Mississippi State head coach John Cohen paced back and forth in the dugout all afternoon long.
John Holland relieved some of that stress for his coach.
The junior had a walk-off RBI single to lift No. 16 MSU past Western Kentucky 6-5 in 10 innings Tuesday at Dudy Noble Field.
Mississippi State fans should have a new found respect for quarterback Dak Prescott.
I know I do.
It has been known for quite some time now that Prescott is a fine, upstanding young man and represents the Bulldogs with class and dignity, but the way he handled a very bad situation on Monday reenforced that idea.
He turned the other cheek.
Mississippi State football players Dak Prescott, Damian Williams and Torrey Dale were attacked in Panama City on Monday, a source close to the football program said.
M&WN Football first reported the news.
The source said the MSU football players "were jumped" and did not "instigate" the incident.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team is now playing the waiting game.
With their quarterfinal exit from the Southeastern Conference Tournament last Thursday, it will be some time before the Bulldogs can resume the season.
MSU learns of its postseason destination next Monday.
Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray didn't like his team's defensive effort in the five previous games before Saturday's regular season finale.
The Bulldogs lost all five of those games, but bested Missouri at home to end the streak.
MSU held the Tigers to 43 points â€“ the first time to hold a Southeastern Conference opponent under 50 since 2008.
Simply throw strikes.
That is what Wes Johnson is asking of his Wolverine baseball team this season because as the coach says, if they can do that, they can "play with anyone."
Scholarship, leadership and talent were the prerequisites for the winning candidate for Starkvilleâ€™s Distinguished Young Woman who was selected Saturday evening at a program at McComas Theatre.Â The winner was Marlee Catherine Maples, daughter of Randy and Vicky Maples who will go on the the State competition.
For OCH Regional Medical Center nurse Terri Blake, service doesnâ€™t end when work wraps up for the day.
Blake, who has worked as a nurse in OCHâ€™s cardiac rehabilitation and labor and delivery divisions, works through the hospital to provide volunteer services to the community.
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Robert Richard Regl (Bob), age 80, died March 7, 2015, at home following a lengthy illness.Â