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September 11th, 2012

Lady Jackets finding form at division time

September 11, 2012

The Starkville High School volleyball team is finding its form at the right time in the season.

The Lady Yellowjackets knocked off division foe Callaway 3-0 Tuesday night at the Beehive.

SHS improved its overall record to 11-11 and 2-0 in district play.

"This was a big win," SHS head coach Lauren Love said. "Callaway is athletic and they play a fast-paced match."

East Webster beats Eupora in 8 innings

September 11, 2012

MABEN – With the game tied at 8-8 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Madison Flemmings walked to the plate.

She delivered a single up the middle to score Mamie Hollenhead and the East Webster softball team beat Eupora 9-8 in eight innings in district game.

The Lady Wolverines (11-2) entered the bottom of the seventh inning trailing 5-3. Autumn Frost hit a 2-run home run to tie the game.

MSU remains fourth after day two

September 11, 2012

WEST POINT – Mississippi State remains in fourth placed after two rounds of the inaugural Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational with a 598 team total.

The Lady Bulldogs stand at 22-over par which ranks among the best 36-hole totals in the programs history.
Additionally, State stands just 10 shots behind Southeastern Conference foe Kentucky.

September 10th

Bulldogs in new position: MSU looking to handle the 'adversity of success'

September 10, 2012

Since Dan Mullen took the job as head coach at Mississippi State, he’s waited for today to come. The day the Bulldogs have to deal with success.

During Mullen’s weekly address to the media on Monday, he explained the need for his team to be able to handle a situation it has never faced - learning how to play when you’re having success.

Lady Bulldogs stand in fourth place after day one

September 10, 2012

WEST POINT – The Mississippi State Lady Bulldog golf team remains in the hunt as it opens play in the Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational.

MSU fired a 297 during the first round which was good enough for fourth place after day one.

The 9-over par team total was the fifth-lowest open round ever for the Lady Bulldogs.

September 9th

Attention turns to Troy: After beating Auburn, MSU moves forward

September 10, 2012

The Bulldogs opened Southeastern Conference play with a sound 28-10 defeat of the Auburn Tigers on Saturday.

On Sunday, MSU head coach Dan Mullen quickly addressed the win and moved on to Troy.

Lady Bulldogs to host golf event at Old Waverly

September 10, 2012

Mississippi State’s women’s golf team opens the 2012-13 season today with the inaugural Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational.

When the ladies tee it up at Old Waverly Golf Club later today, it will mark the first time in the 33-year history of the program the Bulldogs will host a regular season event.

MSU defeats USM to remain unbeaten in soccer

September 10, 2012

Mississippi State soccer coach Neil Macdonald was looking for a tight and physical match going into Southeastern Conference play this week.

He got one Sunday night against in-state opponent Southern Mississippi.

September 8th

Banks, Bulldogs, big win: Playmakers emerge as MSU tops Auburn

September 8, 2012

It takes big plays during the course of a football game to pull off big victories in the Southeastern Conference.

On Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium, the Mississippi State Bulldogs made several such plays in defeating the Auburn Tigers 28-10. It was the first win in an SEC opener for the Bulldogs since a 17-0 decision over South Carolina in 1999.

SMITH COLUMN: MSU seniors all play a part in SEC victory

September 8, 2012

What do Johnthan Banks, Cameron Lawrence, Chad Bumphis and Marcus Green all have in common?

They are all senior members of the Mississippi State football team that contributed positive plays to Saturday's 28-10 victory over the Auburn Tigers.

For any squad to have a successful season, senior leadership is key. It appears after two games that the Bulldogs are solid in that area.

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