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April 2nd, 2015

Scrimmage set for MSU football Friday

April 2, 2015

After three weeks of spring practices, Mississippi State finally gets to change the pace a little bit.
The Bulldogs participate in their first spring scrimmage Friday at Davis Wade Stadium. It will begin at 10:15 a.m. and is open to the public.
The first week didn't feature any pads, but the players went with pads all of last week and in the two practices this week.

Moss-Graham Memorial golf tournament helps students reach academic goals

April 2, 2015

In 2011, the community of Choctaw County was shaken when an 18-wheeler collided with a school bus. 
Among those on that bus where Phyllis Graham and Steven Moss, a pair of faculty members who spent their days giving back in so many ways to the kids of then Ackerman High School. 
Tragically Graham and Moss lost their lives that day, but that did not stop their impact on the community. 

April 1st

No rest for the Bulldogs: MSU, South Carolina set to start SEC series Thursday

April 1, 2015

Mississippi State won't have much time to mull over a midweek loss.
The Bulldogs lost 8-7 to South Alabama in 11 innings on the road Tuesday night. They now have to turn their attention to a Thursday-Friday-Saturday Southeastern Conference series.
MSU hosts No. 22 South Carolina this weekend at Dudy Noble Field.

Holland of the Bulldogs keeps playing the game that he loves

April 1, 2015

The game of baseball hasn't changed for John Holland no matter where he plays.
Whether it was during an All-American career at Johns Creek, Ga., High School, or Chattahoochee (Ala.) Valley Community College, during a freshman season at Florida State, or this year at Mississippi State, the approach is the same.

Jackets knock off Falcons on the road

April 1, 2015

COLUMBUS – At its very core, baseball is a simple a game meant to be fun for participants and spectators alike.
Starkville is treating it like that and the results are proof as the Yellowjackets knocked off Columbus 15-0 on Wednesday.

Lofty expectations: MSU's Redmond ready to make a run at Thorpe Award

April 1, 2015

Will Redmond isn't afraid to go public with his goals for his senior season.
The Mississippi State cornerback tweeted, "I like to consider myself Humble, but people the Thorpe Coming back to StarkVegas." This was tweeted just as the Bulldogs got spring drills underway a couple of weeks ago.

Experienced juniors help SCS to 3-0 start

April 1, 2015

The experience of the Starkville Christian Lady Cougars has shown up so far this softball season.
Even though the Lady Cougars have no seniors on the team this season, they have gotten off to a 3-0 start.
SCS head softball coach Cynthia Jefferson has five juniors who have had quite a bit of playing time and they know how to go about their business on the field.

March 31st

SA finishes baseball sweep: Vols pick up win at Hillcrest

March 31, 2015

JACKSON – The Starkville Academy Volunteers finished off their week's sweep of Hillcrest Christian School with Tuesday's 11-1 victory.
Starkville Academy, which defeated Hillcrest 8-3 and 11-1 at home Monday, scored five runs in the second inning on a passed ball, a two-run error, an error, and a groundout by Billy McGee.

Eupora edges East Webster in baseball

March 31, 2015

MABEN – Traveling seems to be kind to the teams of East Webster Wolverines and Eupora Eagles.
Twice the teams have played and each time it was the road team that walked away victorious.
The second of those contests came on Tuesday in Cumberland as the Eagles made their way to East Webster’s field and when the final out came, Eupora held a 4-3 advantage.

SMITH ON SPORTS: Just a few miles, can be difference with the weather

March 31, 2015

It's amazing the difference just a few miles makes.
My afternoon began in Columbus where the Falcons were set to host the Starkville Yellowjackets in a Class 6A, Region 3 baseball outing.
The weather in Starkville was fine when I left, but the closer to Columbus I got, the more clouds gathered and when I entered the city limits, it began to rain.

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