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SMITH ON SPORTS: MSU's Prescott handled difficult ordeal admirably

March 10, 2015

Mississippi State fans should have a new found respect for quarterback Dak Prescott.
I know I do.
It has been known for quite some time now that Prescott is a fine, upstanding young man and represents the Bulldogs with class and dignity, but the way he handled a very bad situation on Monday reenforced that idea.
He turned the other cheek.

MSU players Prescott, Williams, Dale attacked in Florida

March 9, 2015

Mississippi State football players Dak Prescott, Damian Williams and Torrey Dale were attacked in Panama City on Monday, a source close to the football program said.
M&WN Football first reported the news.
The source said the MSU football players "were jumped" and did not "instigate" the incident.

State plays waiting game for NCAA seeding

March 9, 2015

The Mississippi State women's basketball team is now playing the waiting game.
With their quarterfinal exit from the Southeastern Conference Tournament last Thursday, it will be some time before the Bulldogs can resume the season.
MSU learns of its postseason destination next Monday.

Bulldogs look to keep getting good defense on court

March 9, 2015

Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray didn't like his team's defensive effort in the five previous games before Saturday's regular season finale.
The Bulldogs lost all five of those games, but bested Missouri at home to end the streak.
MSU held the Tigers to 43 points – the first time to hold a Southeastern Conference opponent under 50 since 2008.

Johnson believes Wolverines are good enough to 'play with anyone'

March 9, 2015

Simply throw strikes.
That is what Wes Johnson is asking of his Wolverine baseball team this season because as the coach says, if they can do that, they can "play with anyone."

State softball outlasts No. 8 Georgia

March 8, 2015

There is a motto that the Mississippi State softball team has expressed more than once during the season.
"Sunday is all about toughness."
The home standing Bulldogs knew that would be the case during the third game of a series against the No. 8 Georgia Bulldogs on Sunday.

Bulldogs drop decision to Toreros

March 8, 2015

Mississippi State built a 5-0 lead after the first two innings on Sunday.
After that, the Bulldogs only scored one run, and saw the San Diego Toreros get seven unanswered.
San Diego rallied in the late innings to claim a 9-6 victory over No. 8 MSU and took the weekend series at Dudy Noble Field.

Choctaw County off to a good start this season

March 8, 2015

ACKERMAN – Andy Young says he has never seen a game with no errors in 12 years of coaching.
On Saturday, his Choctaw County Chargers didn't make miscues in two outings.
That solid grasp of the game comes from a team that has bonded and brings maturity with them to the diamond.

End of skid: Bulldogs take win into SEC Tournament after defeating Missouri Tigers at home

March 8, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs will not enter the Southeastern Conference Tournament on a losing skid.
Instead, the Bulldogs will travel to Nashville, Tenn., after a victory.
MSU snapped a five-game losing streak with a 52-43 win over Missouri Saturday night inside Humphrey Coliseum to sweep the season series from the Tigers.

SMITH ON SPORTS: MSU sends four players out with win

March 8, 2015

Mississippi State's seniors deserved to go out at home as winners.
For all of they have been through during their careers and what they mean to the Bulldogs, it was fitting that Roquez Johnson, Trivante Bloodman, Isaiah Butler and Jeffery Johnson enjoyed a successful sendoff on Saturday.

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