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WEST POINT â€“ East Webster baseball coach Wes Johnson doesn't make excuses when his team loses.
Instead he gives credit where credit is due and on Tuesday night, that was directed to the West Point Green Wave, who claimed a 10-5 victory.
The 2013-14 season will continue for the Mississippi State women's basketball program.
With Monday night's bid to the Women's National Invitational Tournament, the Bulldogs returned to the postseason for the first time since 2009-10.
MSU will host Tulane on Thursday night at Humphrey Coliseum. The times of the first round games will be announced today.
Football officials, for the most part, don't receive positive attention from football fans.
They are usually singled out for controversy or controversial calls on the gridiron.
On Monday, that was not the case for Jack Vaughn.
"I'm not used to applause," Vaughn joked as he stepped to the podium to speak to the Starkville Rotary Club at the Starkville Country Club.Â
Those in attendance at the Starkville versus Louisville softball game got their money's worth Monday night.
After battling for almost three hours Louisville left town with a 19-7 victory.Â
One of the most anticipated spring football camps is nearly here for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
MSU opens 2014 spring practice Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex. It will be the first of 15 practices, 14 of those opened to the public, for the coach Dan Mullen-led Bulldog squad.
Katia May has witnessed quite a bit during her four-year career as a women's basketball player at Mississippi State.
She will experience something for the first time this week.
The Bulldogs are expected to get their first postseason invitation since the 2009-10 season when the bids go out for the NCAA Tournament and WNIT tonight.
Former Starkville High distant runner Joseph MacGown believes the opportunity to attend on scholarship and compete for the Savannah College of Art and Design cross country team "a perfect fit."
MacGown signed a letter of intent with the school on Sunday afternoon with family and friends by his side.
Basketball is life for Blair Schaefer.
Since a very early age, the Starkville Lady Yellowjacket has had a basketball in her hand and has been working to improve her game. The work has paid off resulting in Schaefer being selected the Starkville Daily News Area Player of the Year.
During tryouts last May, Starkville Daily News' Area Coach of the Year selection Kristie Williams and her new crop of Lady Yellowjackets basketball players made a pact.
No matter what was ahead, the coach and players were going to give it their all in hopes of achieving success for SHS.
Mississippi State head men's basketball coach Rick Ray is excited about what the future holds for his program.
In Ray's first two seasons, the Bulldogs struggled and had 13-game losing streaks in Southeastern Conference play in both seasons. Ray has had to work with a decimated roster as well.