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Mississippi State's national spotlight keeps growing brighter and brighter.
Today, the Bulldogs grace the front of the Sports Illustrated cover for the first time ever. The cover features both MSU and Ole Miss for the big wins both teams had over the weekend.
The Bulldogs knocked off Texas A&M, while the Rebels upended Alabama. The headline reads "MISSISSIPPI MAYHEM."
Coach Cole Andrews said it wasn't hard to see the value of Anna McKell and Janiece Pigg for the Starkville Academy soccer team last season.
All he had to do was consider was what it was like without them.
There may be a chill in the air, but that has not stopped one group of Starkville Academy students from hitting the pool.
This past Wednesday the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools held its annual swim meet and amongst those taking part were the elementary and high school Volunteer swimmers.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen said "it's cool" to be the head coach of a top ranked team.
The Bulldogs beat then-No. 6 Texas A&M last Saturday and are now No. 3, along with in-state rival Ole Miss, in the Associated Press top 25 poll.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs and head coach Dan Mullen are turning some heads nationally with their recent success.
After defeating two top 10 teams in the last two games and reached No. 3 in the nation themselves, it has caused many to start talking about and praising the Bulldogs.
MABEN â€“ One inning stood out among the others Monday as the East Webster Lady Wolverines claimed a 14-8 victory over county and divisional rival Eupora.
It didn't take long for Mississippi State center Martha Alwal to feel the pressure during the preseason.
The All-Southeastern Conference player for the Bulldogs was on the free-throw line at the end of the first practice on Monday and she had the responsibility to hit two free throws or the running of sprints would continue.
It was a Saturday of firsts for the entire state of Mississippi â€“ college football wise.
Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss beat top 10 teams on the same day for the first time ever. College GameDay was in Oxford for the first time.
Each day Mississippi State's women's soccer team takes the field, it is as though it is engaged in a "battle."
No matter what has happened prior to the match, it all comes down to that moment and making the most of each minute played.
Mary Wise, the head coach of the ninth-ranked Florida Gators, came away from Sunday's match at Mississippi State with a tremendous amount of respect for the Bulldogs.
Even though her Gators took a 3-0 victory over MSU, Wise was impressed with the way the Bulldogs went about their game plan and didn't make many mistakes.