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March 9th, 2015

Bulldogs look to keep getting good defense on court

March 9, 2015

Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray didn't like his team's defensive effort in the five previous games before Saturday's regular season finale.
The Bulldogs lost all five of those games, but bested Missouri at home to end the streak.
MSU held the Tigers to 43 points – the first time to hold a Southeastern Conference opponent under 50 since 2008.

Johnson believes Wolverines are good enough to 'play with anyone'

March 9, 2015

Simply throw strikes.
That is what Wes Johnson is asking of his Wolverine baseball team this season because as the coach says, if they can do that, they can "play with anyone."

March 8th

State softball outlasts No. 8 Georgia

March 8, 2015

There is a motto that the Mississippi State softball team has expressed more than once during the season.
"Sunday is all about toughness."
The home standing Bulldogs knew that would be the case during the third game of a series against the No. 8 Georgia Bulldogs on Sunday.

Bulldogs drop decision to Toreros

March 8, 2015

Mississippi State built a 5-0 lead after the first two innings on Sunday.
After that, the Bulldogs only scored one run, and saw the San Diego Toreros get seven unanswered.
San Diego rallied in the late innings to claim a 9-6 victory over No. 8 MSU and took the weekend series at Dudy Noble Field.

Choctaw County off to a good start this season

March 8, 2015

ACKERMAN – Andy Young says he has never seen a game with no errors in 12 years of coaching.
On Saturday, his Choctaw County Chargers didn't make miscues in two outings.
That solid grasp of the game comes from a team that has bonded and brings maturity with them to the diamond.

March 7th

End of skid: Bulldogs take win into SEC Tournament after defeating Missouri Tigers at home

March 8, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs will not enter the Southeastern Conference Tournament on a losing skid.
Instead, the Bulldogs will travel to Nashville, Tenn., after a victory.
MSU snapped a five-game losing streak with a 52-43 win over Missouri Saturday night inside Humphrey Coliseum to sweep the season series from the Tigers.

SMITH ON SPORTS: MSU sends four players out with win

March 8, 2015

Mississippi State's seniors deserved to go out at home as winners.
For all of they have been through during their careers and what they mean to the Bulldogs, it was fitting that Roquez Johnson, Trivante Bloodman, Isaiah Butler and Jeffery Johnson enjoyed a successful sendoff on Saturday.

Strong defense leads Jackets past the Tigers

March 8, 2015

JACKSON – Greg Carter knew exactly what his Starkville Yellowjackets were up against when they faced Hattiesburg in the Class 6A State quarterfinals.
What he also knew was the intensity of this team.
The coach was not incorrect as the Jackets tuned up the defense to knock off the Tigers 62-47 to move ahead to the semifinal round of the state tournament.

SHS girls dig deep to knock off Hattiesburg

March 8, 2015

JACKSON – "No fear."
That is simply the way coach Kristie Williams describes her Starkville team.
On Saturday, the Lady Yellowjackets proved that true as they dug deep in the final moments of the game for a 19-2 scoring run to seal up a 59-52 Class 6A quarterfinal victory over Hattiesburg.

Early baseball schedule giving Jackets big challenges

March 8, 2015

The Starkville Yellowjackets are hoping that playing against good competition will help them improve on the baseball field.
Even though the Jackets have lost games to Clinton, Brandon and West Lauderdale, they believe the early schedule is beneficial heading into Class 6A, Region 3 play. Later in the day, they picked up a 17-0 win over West Lowndes and stand 1-3 this season.

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