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SMITH COLUMN: State players try to figure how to score

March 29, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are trying to talk their way out of this one.
After seeing the third-straight shutout go against them on Saturday in a 4-0 loss to the Auburn Tigers, the Bulldogs held a closed-door player meeting to discuss their offensive woes.
It has now been 28 innings since MSU has scored.

Starkville splits pair of home games

March 29, 2015

Noon signals lunch time for most.
On Saturday, it was a call to the diamond for Starkville and Choctaw County.
The Yellowjackets made their way back the field Saturday following a Friday evening contest against Madison Central and it seemed the lack of down time had no effect as SHS picked up a 7-3 victory over the visiting Chargers at Yellowjacket Stadium/Carlisle Field.

Finding peace at practice: MSU's Prescott moves on from assault, focused on spring

March 29, 2015

Spring break was not much of a break for Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott.
The senior, along with Damian Williams and Torrey Dale, was assaulted at a concert in Panama City, Fla., while taking some time off during the week long break from classes. Prescott and his two teammates suffered some minor superficial wounds, but other than that, they were fine.

Howland finalizes MSU staff

March 28, 2015

Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland has finalized his staff.
It was announced Friday that Korey McCray, Ernie Zeigler and George Brooks will comprise Howland's first staff at MSU. Howland was hired Monday to replace Rick Ray who never had a winning season in his three seasons in Starkville.

Auburn shuts out MSU to open series in SEC

March 28, 2015

After hammering out 12 hits and scoring 12 runs in the series finale against Kentucky, Mississippi State's offense hit a snag Tuesday night.
The slump continued Friday night.
State was shut out 5-0 by Auburn in a Southeastern Conference series opener at Dudy Noble Field.
The Bulldogs haven't scored in 19 innings.

Bulldogs edged in home game by defending national champs

March 28, 2015

One run was the difference.
That is all that separated the No. 2 team in the country and the Mississippi State Bulldogs Friday evening as the Gators took game one 3-2.

East Webster wins competitive outing over rival

March 28, 2015

EUPORA – In Webster County, it's always competitive in sports when the East Webster Wolverines and the Eupora Eagles play each other.
The Wolverines staved off the Eagles down the stretch to win the first county matchup on the diamond 5-4.
The bottom of the second saw Eupora take an early 1-0 lead.

Starkville Academy captures the second game of twinbill

March 28, 2015

JACKSON – It was not a good night for the pitchers during the game between the Starkville Academy Volunteers and Jackson Academy as the two teams put up 17 runs combined, but the Vols came out on the winning side 9-8 on Thursday.
The game was the second in a doubleheader that lasted well into the evening. Starkville Academy lost the first game 6-0.

MSU looks to have good weekend against Auburn

March 27, 2015

Mississippi State head coach John Cohen feels like his team is very capable of getting on a roll.
The Bulldogs enter this weekend losing nine out of their last 14. They have also dropped three-straight weekend series, including two in Southeastern Conference play.
MSU looks to start a stretch of good play this weekend, as it hosts Auburn for a three-game set at Dudy Noble Field.

Bulldogs host defending national champs

March 27, 2015

The Southeastern Conference has seen its share of national champions in the sport of softball over the years.
Florida was the team to win it all last season.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs get the opportunity to host the Gators this weekend and as usual coach Vann Stuedeman's squad embraces the opportunity.

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