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Mississippi State head coach John Cohen decided to hold out one of his veteran players with the most experience during a three-game stretch.
The sixth-year Bulldog head coach sat senior outfielder C.T. Bradford against Michigan State, Eastern Illinois and South Alabama earlier this month.
Bradford was bothered by a minor hip injury, and Cohen was extra cautious with the Pace, Fla., native.
Erica Bougard is quickly becoming a household name in the track and field world.
As a sophomore last season, Bougard ended the indoor season as the 2013 NCAA Indoor Pentathlon National champion and just recently as a junior, she was crowned 2014 Southeastern Conference champion in the same event.
Malte Stropp has come a long way since stepping on the Mississippi State campus as a freshman in 2010.
The Mississippi State senior tennis player has been through it all with his Bulldog teammates. He has overcome adversity and helped rejuvenate the MSU tennis program.
When head coach Per Nilsson thinks about his veteran, he sees what Mississippi State tennis should be about.
Preston Brown has only gotten better with each start on the mound.
The Mississippi State redshirt sophomore right hander proved that again Tuesday night.
The Germantown, Tenn., native pitched eight solid innings as No. 23 Mississippi State cruised to a 3-0 victory over Southern Illinois at Dudy Noble Field.
Mississippi State hopes to draw off of its experience in last year's Southeastern Conference Tournament.
The Bulldogs beat South Carolina 70-59 in the first round of last year's tournament in Nashville, Tenn.
MSU lost in the next round to Tennessee, but the win over the Gamecocks is something the Bulldogs can point to as they enter this year's tournament.
It resembles a miniature Superdome.
The new basketball gymnasium being constructed on the campus of East Webster High School is a very nice and impressive structure.
Since the tornado that ripped through the Cumberland community and destroyed the school a few years ago, the people there have been working very hard to rebuild.
Like father like son might be one of the best mantras to describe Brad and Cade Vickers.
In college, Brad was a NSISC All-Conference swimmer and diver at Delta State where he won a conference championship in the 200-Butterfly and was chosen a three-time NCAA All-American.
Now it is Cadeâ€™s turn.
FRENCH CAMP â€“ Billy McGee gave himself a lead before even taking the mound for the Starkville Academy Volunteers on Monday afternoon.
As the road team for the game against French Camp, Starkville Academy went to bat first and McGee had a RBI single to drive home Colt Crestman with the first run of the game.
MABEN â€“ Behind outstanding pitching from Miller Hancock and Carson Gilliland, East Webster picked up an impressive 10-0 shutout of the Riverside Bulldogs on Monday afternoon.
Coupled with a 15-9 win against West Lowndes in the nightcap, it capped a successful two days for the Wolverines in the East Webster Baseball Tournament.
Lineup adjustments can often spell disaster for teams.
East Webster's softball squad is not one of them.
Despite playing without third baseman Mamie Hollenhead, the Lady Wolverines never stopped performing.
East Webster picked up two wins on Monday at its own Fast Pitch Tournament. The Lady Wolverines defeated Ethel 13-1 and Hatley 9-4.