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April 15th, 2015
There was a chance that Josh Robinson was going to return for his senior year.
Instead, he decided to opt out of his final season at Mississippi State and try his hand in professional football.
That leaves the Bulldogs without its leading rusher from last year's squad, but this spring has shown that life will go on without Robinson.
The Starkville Academy Volunteers took on one of the best Wednesday.
In doubleheader action against the Division I, North Half leading Madison-Ridgeland Academy, Starkville Academy split a home doubleheader on Wednesday.
The visiting Patriots had the early edge as it won game one 6-3, but the Vols bounced back to take the second game 4-0.
Martha Alwal is ready to take the next step in her basketball career.
After signing with Mississippi State out of Worthington (Minn.) High School, Alwal has made quite an impact with the Bulldogs and the Southeastern Conference.
The next level might be calling tonight as Alwal could be taken at some point during the Women's National Basketball Association Draft.
John Holland has experienced two college programs that take its baseball seriously.
He began his career at Florida State where it wasn't uncommon to see crowds of five to six thousand fans attend games.
An injury cut his time in Tallahassee, Fla., short, then Holland spent the 2014 season at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Alabama.
Mississippi State's coaches feel like the team is entering postseason play with some positive momentum.
The Bulldogs finished fourth in their own tournament at Old Waverly in West Point last week, but the coaches feel like things are starting to trend in the right direction for the squad.
Injuries are never a good thing, but they have opened some doors for some Mississippi State wide receivers this spring.
Junior De'Runnya Wilson started spring practices in the "pit" or the rehab area for an apparent knee injury, but he has been involved in the last couple of weeks of practice.
Mississippi State hopes that Super Bulldog Weekend will provide more answers than questions.
One of the main attractions each spring for followers of the Bulldogs is the Maroon-White Spring Football Game.
The fans want to get a good look for themselves what progress MSU has made on the practice field over the last several weeks.
What is a Yellowjacket?
To some it is an insect of the wasp nature, but to those in Starkville, the word has a very different meaning as it refers to those who are a member of the Starkville High family.
On Monday, the Jackets lost one of their dearest members in former student, athlete and coach when Cleveland Hudson passed away.
The Mississippi State softball team will face its fifth-straight ranked opponent when No. 22 South Alabama invades Starkville tonight.
After hosting No. 1 LSU last Wednesday and traveling to No. 21 Missouri for a three-game Southeastern Conference series over the weekend, South Alabama will be just another in a line of tests for the Bulldogs.
There is no lack of confidence for the Mississippi State linebackers this spring.
The group lost several players from last year's core, but they return several players who made significant contributions and they add a few young players with a good bit of talent.
Expectations are high among the Bulldog linebackers.