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April 20th, 2015
NEW ALBANY â€“ The Starkville Yellowjackets raised their record above the .500 mark for the first time this season by shutting out New Albany 5-0 on Monday.
With the victory, the Jackets improved to 13-12 this season.
MABEN â€“ Sunday marked a new beginning for basketball at East Webster High School.
It will be the beginning of a new era when the Starkville Yellowjackets take the field for spring football practice today.
For the first time, the group of athletes from the Oktibbeha County schools will join SHS on the field.
No longer are there Titans or Timberwolves, but they are all Yellowjackets.
Mississippi State had ample opportunities to pick up a couple of wins against Florida this weekend.
The Bulldogs just didn't take advantage.
MSU tied the game at 3-3 in the fifth inning Sunday, but saw the No. 12 Gators regain the lead in the top of the sixth inning on their way to a 10-5 win and a sweep of the Bulldogs at Dudy Noble Field to end Super Bulldog Weekend.
â€¨The Mississippi State softball team has a senior on the team this season with the last name of Gentle.â€¨She didn't take it easy on Tennessee pitching on Sunday afternoon.â€¨Gentle had a solo home run, a grand slam home run and a sacrifice fly to drive in six runs, but the Bulldogs still lost a 16-8 Southeastern Conference decision in six innings to the Lady Volunteers.â€¨"I think I'm going to call thi
Dak Prescott showed why he is the starting quarterback for Mississippi State.
The senior put on a clinic during Mississippi State's Maroon and White spring game Saturday afternoon at Davis Wade Stadium.
Prescott passed for three touchdowns, but his Maroon squad lost 28-24 to the White team in his final spring game of his career.
It will be a long three months for Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen.
That's the length of time he won't be with the Bulldogs.
College football coaches aren't allowed to have contact with the players as they go through summer conditioning and sometimes that seems to last forever.
The third largest crowd in Mississippi State home softball history of 1,362 fans saw a close and competitive game on Saturday afternoon.
The Bulldogs faced off for game two of their Super Bulldog Weekend series against No. 12 Tennessee.
While the game was certainly toughly fought, it was the Volunteers who saw a 5-3 victory.
The bounces are not going the way of the Mississippi State Bulldogs in baseball right now.
In a close game, the bad bounces become magnified.
That was the situation Saturday afternoon for the Bulldogs against the Florida Gators.
All of the hard work has been put in, all the drills have been run over and over and all the new schemes and plays the coaches wanted to put in, have been put in.
Mississippi State finally gets to show fans a glimpse at what the 2015 season will look like.