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EUPORA â€“ Brad Mitchell says there are three things every team has to do in order to be successful this time of the year in baseball.
When the Eupora Eagles take the field in Baldwyn tonight, the coach says not only will his team need all three weapons, but it will be facing a team that is capable of producing on each front.
Kate Mattox has already admitted that she is nervous headed into the Class 6A State championship track meet on Saturday in Pearl.
As Mattox goes for yet another distance state championship in her young career at Starkville High School, the freshman will have a calming force standing not too far away from her. It will be in the form of older sister Walker.
Ralesheia Gee began her track and field journey in the high jump, but she quickly found a new passion a little closer to the ground.
â€śI was already doing high jump, but one day I just asked coach (Steve) Griffin if I could try the long jump,â€ť Gee said. â€śTurns out I was pretty good at it. Now I love the adrenaline rush when I actually jump.â€ť
Former Mississippi State head men's basketball coach Rick Stansbury has found another coaching job.
This time as an assistant.
ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman reported Wednesday afternoon that Stansbury would be joining Billy Kennedy's staff at Texas A&M as an assistant.
Stansbury retired from MSU in March of 2012 after 22 total years with the Bulldogs, and 14 of those as the head coach.Â
Dan Mullen has seen 12 Mississippi State players taken in the National Football League Draft.
Mullen has spent five years as the head coach of the Bulldogs, and each year he has had at least two players taken in the draft.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs had come accustomed to playing the first round of the tennis postseason at home.
MSU won't be at the friendly confines of the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre this year.
Instead, the Bulldogs travel to Austin, Texas, on Friday to take part in a NCAA regional.
FRENCH CAMP â€“ It's not an easy situation to be a team located in North Mississippi and have to play in the South half of the playoffs.
That's what faces the French Camp Panthers, being a part of Class A South.
As far as the third round opponent for the Panthers, it doesn't take much investigation for them to learn that Cathedral is pretty good.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are a different softball team, a better one, than last time it played against the Kentucky Wildcats.
Back in early March, MSU lost two out of three games at home to Kentucky, including being no-hit by Kelsey Nunley.
Coach Vann Stuedeman calls her the â€śbackbone of the teamâ€ť and while watching the Mississippi State softball team in action, it is easy to see why.
This season alone senior Heidi Shape leads the team in walks with 39 and hit by pitches with 18. Combine those together and Shape has the highest on-base percentage on the team at .455.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are in another good position this baseball season.
As poorly as the Bulldogs have played at times this year, they have still managed a pretty good record at 31-18, stand 14-10 in the Southeastern Conference and second place in the Western Division and remain ranked in the top 20 of the Collegiate Baseball poll at No. 18.