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April 16th, 2014
Mississippi State head men's basketball coach Rick Ray announced the signing of Jones County Junior College big man Johnny Zuppardo on Wednesday.
The 6-foot-9, 235-pound Kiln native chose the Bulldogs over Washington, Wichita State and Tulane.
Per Nilsson has rejuvenated a Mississippi State tennis program in his six years as the head coach.
Nilsson takes his Bulldogs into a place today where they haven't found success since he was a player at State.
Starkville High School girls golfers got the opportunity sharpen their skills on Wednesday afternoon and compete against Class III, Region 2 competition at the same time.
With already a ticket punched to the state tournament, the Lady Yellowjackets took to the Mississippi State Golf Course and finished second to Tupelo 187-226.
Four teams out of Class 6A, Region 1, District 2 qualified for the state golf tournament on Wednesday.
Starkville High School just missed being on of those squads.
The Yellowjackets shot a 353 as a team and were edged out of fourth place by Grenada, which finished 11 strokes better with a 342.
Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer knew if the women's basketball team was going to have success in 2013-14, then there was going to have to be a change.
After his first season where the Bulldogs finished with an overall record of 13-17, Schaefer knew something was going to have to be different and he addressed that with his team immediately following the season.
Starkville is gearing up for a â€śbattleâ€ť on the golf course.
The Yellowjackets will face off against their 10 district foes today as they host the Class 6A, Region 1 Tournament on the Mississippi State Golf Course.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs didn't bring their best Tuesday night, but it really didn't matter.Â
The No. 22 Bulldogs took advantage of poor pitching by Alcorn State to beat the Braves 16-2 in a midweek game at Dudy Noble Field.
Anyone who attended Friday night's series-opening game between Mississippi State and Alabama could see that the Bulldogs were going to put up quite a fight against the second-ranked Crimson Tide.
After losing the first game 5-1, MSU came back to defeat Alabama 4-2 on Saturday and 4-3 on Sunday to win the series.
The grind continues today for the Mississippi State women's tennis team.
After finishing the regular season schedule with Southeastern Conference road matches at Missouri last Friday and at Texas A&M Sunday, the Bulldogs have returned to Columbia, Mo., for the SEC Tournament.
Alison Owen arrived at Mississippi State two years ago to join the softball team.
Not only did the girl affectionately known as â€śA.O.â€ť become a Bulldog, but she has pitched her way into some impressive honors.