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May 15th

East Webster ready to play for State softball title

May 15, 2013

This is it.
Everything the East Webster Lady Wolverines have been playing for comes down to a best-of-three series to crown the Class 2A State champion.
Knowing his team has earned the right to compete for the title makes East Webster coach Lee Berryhill a happy man.

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SHS wraps up spring football at MSU's Davis Wade

May 15, 2013

There will be more spring football competition at Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium this weekend.
Several weeks ago, the Mississippi State Bulldogs wrapped up their spring drills with the Maroon-White Spring Game.
The Starkville Yellowjackets will do the same on Saturday when they welcome in Brandon and Gadsden City, Ala., for a spring-ending jamboree.

Today's Eupora football jamboree gives SA new perspective

May 15, 2013

Starkville Academy’s football team is going from the boys of fall to the boys of spring tonight.
Competing at a football jamboree at Eupora High School, the Volunteers are looking forward to putting the pads back on to see just where the team stands.

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May 14th

Record-setting outing: State closer owns mark for single-season saves

May 15, 2013

The number 14 means a great deal to Jonathan Holder.
The Mississippi State sophomore right hander wears 14 every time he puts on a Bulldog uniform. On Tuesday night, 14 was his magical number.

SMITH COLUMN: Bulldogs make case for postseason duty

May 15, 2013

The postseason is fastly approaching in college baseball and teams are looking for enough quality pitching to deal with the demand it presents.

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MSU to play in Challenge

May 15, 2013

The Southeastern Conference basketball season will feature a new inter-conference event starting this season.
The SEC and the Big 12 will play 10 games as a part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge during the 2013-14 season.

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Owen, Becker give MSU good one-two punch

May 15, 2013

Alison Owen is a student of the game of softball.
Just because the redshirt junior pitcher isn't in the circle for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, it doesn't mean she is just sitting waiting for the next opportunity.
Owen may be in the dugout, but she is focused on the strike zone, the tendency of opposing hitters and even how her teammates are going about their business in the circle.

May 13th

MSU hosts Oral Roberts

May 13, 2013

Mississippi State's midweek game today will feature a couple of firsts.
Sophomore right hander Trevor Fitts is expected to make his first start for the No. 23 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs as they take on Oral Roberts for the first time in program history. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Dudy Noble Field.

Becker, Cooley, other Bulldogs extend season

May 13, 2013

The senior years of Jessica Cooley and Stephanie Becker were hanging in the balance Sunday night.
After finishing the regular season with a 32-22 record and not being able to participate in the Southeastern Conference Tournament, Cooley and Becker were left wondering if their softball careers with the Mississippi State Bulldogs was over.

Yellowjackets ready for challenge at State

May 13, 2013

Only one stop remains on Starkville High’s “road to the ring.”
That stop begins this afternoon as a dozen Yellowjacket tennis players descend on the Ridgeland Tennis Center for the opening matches of the Class 5A Individual State championship tournament.

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