Archive - Feb 19, 2014
Jonathan Holder has been the kind of shut down closer a ball club likes to have.
On Wednesday night, Memphis got to him.
The Mississippi State junior right hander gave up three runs, two earned, in the top of the ninth inning as the Tigers went on to beat the No. 2 Bulldogs 6-4 at Dudy Noble Field.Â
A past relationship was rekindled when Memphis and Mississippi State faced off on the baseball field on Wednesday.
Bulldog head coach John Cohen was on the MSU roster as a player in the late 80's and standing across the field from him Wednesday was a blast from the past in the form of Memphis associate head coach Russ McNickle.
MADISON â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers continue to perform well during the 2014 postseason.
After winning the Class AAA, Division II Tournament championship on Saturday, the Lady Vols opened the Class AAA Tournament on Wednesday with a 48-38 victory over Jackson Prep at Madison Ridgeland Academy.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team has not won two or more consecutive games in the Southeastern Conference this season.
If the Bulldogs can pull off a victory at Alabama tonight, they will own back-to-back conference triumphs for the first time since the league slate began.
MSU (17-9) has gotten into this position after upsetting No. 16 Vanderbilt 64-62 at home last Sunday.
Sam Lenahan has been around Mississippi State softball for several seasons now.
She hasn't seen anything like what's been happening lately.
With Wednesday's 6-0 victory over the Central Arkansas Bears, the Bulldogs improved their record to 11-0. It ties the 2008 year for the second-best start in school history.
A pair of votes from Starkville aldermen on Tuesday night named a new Starkville School District board member and ended the decade tenure of another on a technicality.
Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Interim Director Samuel W. Owens announced Tuesday that agents arrested a Texas man in connection with the seizure of approximately $100,000-worth of cocaine.
Officers arrested 25-year-old Charles Anthony Skelly IV, of Houston, Texas, on suspicion of possession of one kilogram of cocaine with intent to distribute.
Dan Rather was happy to speak about leaders he had met, but he was modest about his own leadership wehn he spoke at Mississippi State University Tuesday night.
â€śI donâ€™t consider myself a leader, and I donâ€™t consider myself an expert on leadership,â€ť Rather said.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday appointed Assistant Superintendent of Federal Programs and Operations Toriano Holloway to serve as Starkville High Schoolâ€™s interim principal after Keith Fennelâ€™s resignation.
Mississippi State is hoping a trio of losing streaks come to a halt late tonight.
The Bulldogs have lost a season-high seven-straight games, 15 in a row on the road dating back to last season and three-straight to LSU.