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March 25th, 2015
It takes more than just showing up on the court or athletic field for a student-athlete to have success.
Discipline and hard work must be part of the equation and those ingredients have helped Mate Cutura make progress as a Mississippi State men's tennis player.
The junior college transfer has progressed quickly during his time with the Bulldogs and has excelled in the Southeastern Conference.
Consistency is key for the Starkville Yellowjackets boys golf.
With a young team, coach Sam Bryant said oftentimes it can be hard for everyone to be on the same page in regards to a score, but that has not stopped the team from being competitive.
Ben Howland has had three Division I head coaching jobs during his 19-year career in college basketball and he anticipates good things happening for his fourth.
On Tuesday, he was officially introduced as the 20th head coach in Mississippi State history in front of media members and hundreds of Bulldog fans at Humphrey Coliseum.
Coaches Ben Howland and Vic Schaefer speak the same language.
Both men believe that defense wins championships.
It's a formula that's beginning to pay off for the women's basketball program at Mississippi State and Howland looks forward to following the same path with the men.
Ben Howland definitely did his homework.
While making his remarks to the Mississippi State fans and media gathered at Humphrey Coliseum on Tuesday afternoon, the new head men's basketball coach of the Bulldogs discussed the history of MSU basketball, the college game in general and even talked a little bit of football.
The baseball game between the Starkville Academy Volunteers and the Jackson Academy Raiders came down to the very end Tuesday.
After battling for eight innings, Starkville Academy and Jackson Academy entered the ninth deadlocked. Unfortunately for the Volunteers, it was Jackson Academy which broke the tie to pick up a 16-10 early week victory.
It remains to be seen how the future will play out.
If past history is any indication, Ben Howland has proven himself to be a winner.
Howland will be introduced today as the 20th men's basketball coach at Mississippi State and after two days of intense speculation, the news became official Monday night.
The 2015-16 basketball season already has an all-star year flavor stamped on it for Starkville High School.
It was officially announced on Monday by the Mississippi Association of Coaches that Tyson Carter of the Yellowjackets and Eryka Williams of the Lady Jackets made the rosters for The Mississippi Sports Medicine All-Star Boys and Girls Basketball Games.
Mississippi State was all set at the catching position.
The Bulldogs brought back All-Southeastern Conference Freshman performer Gavin Collins for the 2015 season and it looked like nothing was going to stop him from being behind the dish.
Surgery on his catching hand before the season started kept Collins off the field, and the MSU coaching staff had to scramble to get another catcher ready.
MABEN â€“ Mother Nature has not been kind to outdoor sporting events this spring.
Still the East Webster baseball team hasn't let a little snow or rain keep it down.
Instead, the Wolverines are taking every opportunity to get out on the field and compete.