February 24th, 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.
MABEN â€“ 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.
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.
Starkville Public Works is considering appropriating nearly $7 million to address infrastructure needs for the cityâ€™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.
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.
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 Keenumâ€™s address to the MSU Faculty Senate on Feb. 16.
The middle of winter seems a strange time to be talking about heirloom tomatoes, snap beans and watermelon but it seemed the perfect time for representatives of Mississippi State University and the Mississippi Extension Service who were on hand to listen to the problems faced by the agricultural community.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team is inching its way to the top 10.
In this week's Associated Press poll, the Bulldogs jumped three places from No. 14 to No. 11.
MSU is the third-highest ranked team in the Southeastern Conference behind No. 2 South Carolina and No. 6 Tennessee. The Bulldogs play the Gamecocks on the road Thursday night.
Mississippi State has been on the verge of winning several Southeastern Conference games this men's basketball season.
The Bulldogs have tallied five victories, but have lost nine games in league play. Six of those losses have come by six points or less.
It is coming down to the wire for Mississippi's high school basketball teams.
With region tournaments in the rearview mirror, boys hoops squads are now facing stiff competition in the form of the single-elimination state playoffs.