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February 19th, 2015
Mississippi State saw eight freshmen pitchers last weekend â€“ all from the Cincinnati pitching staff.
Miami of Ohio didn't throw any freshmen, but the Bulldogs were able to score seven runs off the Redhawks. For the weekend, the Bulldogs scored 48 runs in total to begin the 2015 season with a record of 4-0.
Starkville High School pitcher Colbey Rivers finds it easy to explain the directions to Mississippi Delta Community College.
"Take a left when you get out of Starkville and a left when you get there," Rivers said.
Sometimes the summer can last a long time.
It lasts even longer when you are swept by your rival.
Mississippi State is trying to avoid the season sweep with in-state rival Ole Miss tonight. The Bulldogs (12-13, 5-7) and Rebels (17-8, 8-4) play at 8 p.m. at Humphrey Coliseum in the final game of the two-game series. The action can be seen on ESPN2.
Mississippi State women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer demands quite a bit from starting forward Breanna Richardson.
As he watches Richardson on the court during games, he sees all kinds of potential.
Schaefer also has to remind himself that Richardson is only a sophomore and is trying to be one of the leaders of a young team in the tough Southeastern Conference.
Experience is on the side of Starkville Academyâ€™s baseball team this season.
Things looked totally different for the Mississippi State men's golf team from the spring of 2014 to when it stepped on the first tee in Hattiesburg last fall.
The Bulldogs made NCAA regional appearances in the spring of 2013 and 2014, behind Chad Ramey and a trio of other seniors. Ramey and the three other seniors have since graduated.
MSU had to find itself in the fall.
The Armstrong 8th grade Yellowjackets got an opportunity to play in the first annual Northeast Middle School regional and they made the most of it.
Armstrong ended up winning the event hosted at Northeast Mississippi Community College.
Head coach Greg Carter and his Starkville Yellowjackets have had their sights set on Columbus since mid January.
The Falcons beat the Jackets 67-44 in Columbus â€“ a loss that didn't sit well with the coaches or players for Starkville.
The Jackets got their revenge.
Starkville downed Columbus 62-49 Tuesday night in the Class 6A, Region 3 Tournament at the Beehive.
Starkville High School's girls basketball team ran through its district without any blemishes.
The Lady Yellowjackets continued that type of play in the Class 6A, Region 3 Tournament at the Beehive. They punched a ticked to the playoffs with a 47-28 victory over Madison Central in the first round of the district tournament Tuesday night.
MABEN â€“ In a win or be done situation, East Webster did the former.Â
With a 75-44 victory over Bruce, the Wolverines advanced past the first round of the Class 2A, Region 4 Tournament to keep the season going.