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April 3rd, 2015
Some teams might consider it a bad thing to be playing a three-game series away from home on a holiday weekend.
Don't count the Mississippi State softball squad as one of those.
The Bulldogs will be making an Easter trip to Fayetteville, Ark., for outings against the Arkansas Razorbacks today, Sunday and Monday.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have reached the halfway point of spring practice.
The first two weeks ended with a scrimmage at Davis Wade Stadium Friday morning.
MSU head coach Dan Mullen and his staff will go back and look at the film before making any real evaluations, but he saw a good bit of productivity.
It was a complete performance from the Mississippi State baseball team on Thursday night.
From offense, pitching to defense, the Bulldogs played all three aspects of the game well as they took down No. 22 South Carolina 13-2 to open a three-game Southeastern Conference weekend series at Dudy Noble Field.
Cody Brown robbed a home run to seal the victory in the top of the ninth.
It's been quite a two weeks for Mississippi State softball pitcher Alexis Silkwood.
In that time span, Silkwood had pitched a no-hitter against Southern Mississippi, a two-hitter against Lipscomb and beaten Florida, the No. 2 team in the country.
She has accomplished all of that for the Bulldogs despite being 5-foot-4 and not a very imposing figure in the circle.
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.
In 2011, the community of Choctaw County was shaken when an 18-wheeler collided with a school bus.Â
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.Â
Tragically Graham and Moss lost their lives that day, but that did not stop their impact on the community.Â
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.
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.
COLUMBUS â€“ 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 ColumbusÂ 15-0 on Wednesday.
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.