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Starkville Christian claims softball win in season-opener over Grace

March 18, 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.

Set for next opportunity: No. 5 seed State faces Tulane in NCAA Tournament

March 16, 2015

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.

Bulldogs see slight progress, but know more must be done

March 16, 2015

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.

MSU's Jenkins arrested on simple assault charge

March 16, 2015

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.

Garner says 'no excuse' after SHS falls at home

March 16, 2015

In baseball, weather and injuries you can not predict. 
Those are oftentimes the biggest reasons coaches give for why things end up in the loss column. 

Another Sunday softball walk off: MSU rallies for four runs in seventh to beat No. 19 Texas A&M

March 15, 2015

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.

Bulldogs see bullpen falter in baseball loss to Tide

March 15, 2015

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.

Eupora sports veteran baseball squad

March 15, 2015

EUPORA – It's a veteran ball club.
That might be the best way to describe Eupora Eagles baseball this season because not one starter off the Class 2A State runner-up team departed.
Benefitting from all of that experience is first year head coach Michael Knight.

JACKET PROUD: SHS proves doubters wrong to get 6A crown

March 15, 2015

JACKSON – Once, twice, three times the victor.
Four times this season, the Starkville and Madison Central boys met on the hardwood with the Jackets claiming three of those contests, but it was the final matchup that mattered most.

EDWARDS ON PREPS: Belief of the players key in Starkville's playoff run

March 15, 2015

Back in November most would have not faulted Starkville for not making any postseason runs.
This was after all a team that had lost nine players, seven of which were the majority of its impact players and was left with a roster full of inexperience.
Even coach Greg Carter, who knew there was talent on the roster, was still somewhat unsure of this team's potential.

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