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February 11th, 2015
The Mississippi State Bulldogs know what it's like to play for a national baseball championship.
Luke Reynolds knows what's it's like to play for a National Junior College Athletic Association championship.
MSU baseball coach John Cohen looks to build his program with winners and said Reynolds fits that mold.
Neither Mississippi State or Alabama brought the offense Tuesday night.
But in the end, the Crimson Tide had a little bit more scoring than the Bulldogs did.
MSU fell 55-51 to Alabama at Humphrey Coliseum even though the Bulldogs had a better field goal percentage than the Tide.
"You hold a team to 32 percent from the field and you end up with a loss," MSU head coach Rick Ray said.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer knew how difficult this three-game stretch was going to be.
When it comes to traveling to Tennessee, hosting Texas A&M and making the trip to Kentucky in consecutive games, that's a tough schedule for any team to endure.
EUPORA â€“ New direction leading to a familiar place.
That could very well be the title of the book about the hiring of Stephen Edwards as the new head football coach and Athletic Director at Eupora High School.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs won't have to wait long to get the sour taste out of their mouth.
After dropping a 20-point decision (61-41) to Arkansas on the road Saturday, the Bulldogs play tonight.
MSU (11-12, 4-6) host Alabama (14-9, 4-6) at Humphrey Coliseum. The tip is set for 8 p.m. and can be seen on the SEC Network.
Nothing will be bigger than the rivalry with Ole Miss for Mississippi State, but the Bulldogs have other matchups, fans and coaches alike, identify as rivalries.
MSU and the University of Alabama are separated by just 83 miles, and the Starkville campus is less than 300 miles from Baton Rouge, La., the home of LSU.
Ray considers both schools rivals of the Bulldogs.
Mississippi State sophomore catcher Gavin Collins will miss three to five weeks with a broken hamate bone in his left hand head coach John Cohen confirmed Monday morning.
Dawgs Bite Magazine first reported the news.
Cohen said he expects a "full and quick recovery" for Collins.
Brady Davis only had one season as the quarterback with the Starkville High School Yellowjackets.
It was enough to gain trust and respect from his coaches and teammates.
Playoff time has arrived for the Starkville Academy girls.
For coach Glenn Schmidt and her team, that means a brand new season with endless possibilities.
"Having the year we have had, we have improved in a lot of areas, but this is to our advantage because anybody has a chance to win," Schmidt said. "Your record doesn't matter. Everybody is 0-0."
Monday marked the last home match for a quartet of Starkville Academy boys soccer players.Â
Blake Slaughter, David Cuevas, Peyton Little and Dylan Dempsey put on their Volunteer jerseys for the final time in front of the home crowd for a regular season game.