March 17th, 2015
The Starkville Christian School Lady Cougars won their season-opening softball game on Tuesday by defeating Grace Christian of Louisville 14-3 at the Starkville Sportsplex.
Starkville Christian jumped out to a 7-0 lead after two innings, then added one run in the third, one run in the fourth and five more in the fifth.
It may not have been exactly where it expected to be or wanted to be, but the Mississippi State women's basketball team is making its seventh trip to the NCAA Tournament trip in school history.
It has been a tall mountain to climb for coach Rick Ray.
Ray took over the Mississippi State program on April 1, 2012. His first year ended with a 10-22 overall record and a 4-14 mark in Southeastern Conference play. The second year saw a better overall record at 14-19, but MSU finished 3-15 in league play. Both times it won a game in the SEC Tournament.
It wasn't the greatest of weeks for the Mississippi State football program off the field.
The Clarion Ledger reported that redshirt freshman offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins of the Bulldogs was arrested Thursday on a warrant for simple assault. Records showed that the Clarksdale native was booked and released from the Oktibbeha County Jail on bond the same day.
In baseball, weather and injuries you can not predict.Â
Those are oftentimes the biggest reasons coaches give for why things end up in the loss column.Â
The Mississippi State University Library is finishing preparations for the ninth annual Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival, to be held March 26-28.
Joel Barron shares his gift of music through many different age groups in the Starkville community.
Through his roles as assistant choir director at Starkville High School and as music minister at Starkville Church of God, he reaches individuals from teenagers to seniors.Â
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The best way to conquer a disappointment is to seize the next opportunity.
That's what Mississippi State softball player Alexis Silkwood did on Sunday.
After taking the loss in the circle on Saturday by giving up three runs (all earned) on two hits and two walks to the Texas A&M Aggies in the seventh inning, Silkwood came back on Sunday and went the distance in a 7-5 victory for the Bulldogs.
Mississippi State's bullpen and the eighth inning didn't go well together this weekend.
For the second time in three games, the Bulldog relief pitching unraveled in the eighth inning.
This one came as the No. 16 Bulldogs dropped an 8-4 decision to Alabama Sunday as the Crimson Tide took the three-game series at Dudy Noble Field.