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May 14th, 2015
Mississippi State's Erica Bougard had her sights set on winning the heptathlon entering the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships on the campus of Mississippi State.
So far so good.
Bougard won three of the first four legs of the event at the Mike Sanders Track Complex Thursday to put herself in first place with a score of 3,820, 149 points better than the athlete in second place.
Victoria Vivians' summer will definitely feature basketball, but she might be representing her country in the process.
Vivians just finished her freshman season at Mississippi State and she will have the opportunity to earn a spot on the United States' rosters for the Pan American and World University Games the next couple of days.
In sports, no one rivals the competitive nature of a coach.
With one exception, a coachâ€™s son has been instilled with determination and a will to win from the day heâ€™s born.
In Cumberland, there are two of these players that both bring their different style to the respective sports, but with the same determination.
Mississippi State head coach John Cohen will be focused on what's happening in front of him in Knoxville, Tenn., this weekend.
That will be difficult for the Bulldogs because their postseason fate will be decided by what's happening in Athens, Ga.Â
Julia Echols has the look of a student-athlete.
The Mississippi State senior softball player was chosen last week to the Capital One Academic All-District first team for District 6.
If there is such a thing as home field advantage in track and field, the Mississippi State Bulldogs will have it this weekend.
MSU hosts the 2015 Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Mike Sanders Track Complex. It's the first time the event has been in Starkville since 2002.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen has proven he can put players in the National Football League.
The Bulldogs have produced 18 overall draft picks under the seventh-year head coach since 2010.
This month's NFL Draft proved that once again. The Bulldogs had five players taken in the first six rounds and seven sign free agent contracts.
Spring brings along with it changes.
The grass is greener, the air is warmer and the dawning of a new football season begins. This spring brings those changes to the Starkville Academy football team, but the more things change, the more they will stay the same.
MABEN â€“ Against one of the stateâ€™s hottest hitting teams, the East Webster Wolverines flipped the script on the Hatley Tigers.
The Wolverines pounded out 13 hits and used aggressive base running to take game one of the Class 2A North State championship series 12-2 in Cumberland.
It's very difficult to reach the NCAA Tournament in any sport.
Making it to postseason should never be taken for granted and it should never get old.
The Mississippi State softball program has reached the NCAA Tournament in four-consecutive seasons under the leadership of head coach Vann Stuedeman and it has certainly been an impressive run.