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Baseball season is usually a highly-anticipated one for Mississippi State fans.
The wait comes to an end this afternoon as the No. 13 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs open the 2013 season this weekend with a four-game series against West Coast Conference foe the Portland Pilots.
Mississippi State redshirt sophomore Wes Rea can be an intimidating presence in the batter's box.
When looking at his 6-5, 272-pound frame, one might think Rea is all about hitting the baseball out of the park.
Senior pitcher Kendall Graveman said there's more to Rea than power.
OXFORD â€“ It was night and day from the first half to the second half for the Mississippi State women's basketball team Thursday night.
The Bulldogs (11-13, 3-8) fell prey to a second half comeback by the Ole Miss Rebels (9-15, 2-9), as the Rebels earned a 65-51 victory inside Tad Smith Coliseum on Valentine's Day.
MADISON â€“ The Lady Wolverines of East Webster entered the Class 2A, Region 5 tournament as No. 1.
On Thursday, they competed in their first game where they secured a 46-30 victory.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs haven't seen a losing season in basketball in over 12 years.
It came back around on Wednesday night.Â
The Missouri Tigers (18-6 overall, 7-4 Southeastern Conference) cruised to an easy 78-36 victory over Mississippi State (7-16, 2-9) inside Humphrey Coliseum.
It was not very pretty on the basketball court Wednesday night for Mississippi State.
During a season when quite a bit has gone wrong for the Bulldogs, it got worse against the Missouri Tigers.
All phases of the game seemed to work against MSU in a 78-36 loss at Humphrey Coliseum. The Bulldogs were out-shot, out-rebounded and sadly out-hustled at times, especially in the first half.
There's nothing like a little rivalry to juice up a Valentine's Day meeting on the basketball court.
That's what takes place in Oxford tonight when the Mississippi State Bulldogs take on the Ole Miss Rebels in Southeastern Conference women's action at 7 p.m.
Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen will see a familiar face around the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex.
On Wednesday, it was announced that Mullen had hired former Illinois assistant coach Billy Gonzales to coach wide receivers.
Katie Wood of Starkville High School called her opportunity to sign a tennis scholarship with Holmes Community College "a big deal."
It was considered big for Wood personally, for the Yellowjacket program and for Holmes Community College.
The SHS athlete shared the signing experience on Wednesday with family and coaches Wednesday afternoon at the school.
Almost nine months have eclipsed since the Starkville Academy Volunteers were last on the diamond where they captured the Class AAA South Division II championship and were runner-ups for the State championship.
Today, coachÂ Neal Henryâ€™s Vols make their return as they raise the curtain on the 2013 campaign.