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Mississippi State's offense will face a formable defense this week.
After compiling 1,580 yards of total offense â€“ 526.7 per game â€“ and 131 points for 43.7 points an outing, the Bulldogs (3-0) start Southeastern Conference play on the road at No. 8 LSU (3-0) on Saturday.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have put up huge numbers on the offensive side of the football this season.
MSU co-offensive coordinator Billy Gonzales said experience is a big reason for that.
MABEN â€“ Two tradition rich softball teams in its respective classifications met in a pair of slow pitch softball slugfests n in Webster County on Monday.
In Class 2A, that team is the East Webster Lady Wolverines.
Move up to Class 5A and the Lady Rockets of Neshoba Central fit that topic.
At Nikki Jones Memorial Field, the Lady Rockets won both games 27-16 and 25-12.
Mississippi State is right where it thought it would be after three games.
The Bulldogs are 3-0 after wins over Southern Miss, UAB and South Alabama on the road. MSU has just one non-conference game left with UT-Martin coming to Starkville for homecoming. Other than that, the Bulldogs play eight Southeastern Conference games.
Mississippi State had a "message" to send Sunday on the soccer field.
Facing a 6-0-1 Louisiana Tech squad, the Bulldogs were determined to show people they were tough.
With a 2-1 victory to hand the Lady Techsters their first loss, the mission was accomplished.
FRENCH CAMP â€“ French Camp football coach Nathan Wright saw several things to be pleased about against Noxapater last Friday night.
He liked the effort the Panthers gave, the play of the offensive and defensive lines, the performance of quarterback Luke McKnight and the execution of the kicking game.
The fact that French Camp won was icing on the cake for Wright.
MOBILE, Ala. â€“The Mississippi State Bulldogs found themselves down two separate times last week against UAB at home.
That didn't happen this weekend.
The Bulldogs never trailed as they downed South Alabama 35-3 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium Saturday afternoon.
MOBILE, Ala. â€“ Mississippi State didn't allow a touchdown, or much for that matter on defense, in a 35-3 win over South Alabama on Saturday.
MSU head coach Dan Mullen still wasn't satisfied with his defense's performance. The Bulldog defense allowed 345 yards of total offense, with most of those coming through the air.
The Jaguars passed for 288 yards.
Ericka Timberlake hasn't wasted any time contributing for the Mississippi State volleyball team.
After missing the first eight matches of the season due to a concussion, Timberlake has immediately produced for the Bulldogs.
Digs were the story of Saturday for Mississippi State volleyball.Â
As just a freshman Payton Harris posted 59 digs against the Northwestern State Lady Demons to set a new MSU and Southeastern Conference record, while falling just three shy of tying the NCAA record of 62.