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February 19th, 2014
A past relationship was rekindled when Memphis and Mississippi State faced off on the baseball field on Wednesday.
Bulldog head coach John Cohen was on the MSU roster as a player in the late 80's and standing across the field from him Wednesday was a blast from the past in the form of Memphis associate head coach Russ McNickle.
MADISON â€“ The Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers continue to perform well during the 2014 postseason.
After winning the Class AAA, Division II Tournament championship on Saturday, the Lady Vols opened the Class AAA Tournament on Wednesday with a 48-38 victory over Jackson Prep at Madison Ridgeland Academy.
The Mississippi State women's basketball team has not won two or more consecutive games in the Southeastern Conference this season.
If the Bulldogs can pull off a victory at Alabama tonight, they will own back-to-back conference triumphs for the first time since the league slate began.
MSU (17-9) has gotten into this position after upsetting No. 16 Vanderbilt 64-62 at home last Sunday.
Sam Lenahan has been around Mississippi State softball for several seasons now.
She hasn't seen anything like what's been happening lately.
With Wednesday's 6-0 victory over the Central Arkansas Bears, the Bulldogs improved their record to 11-0. It ties the 2008 year for the second-best start in school history.
Mississippi State is hoping a trio of losing streaks come to a halt late tonight.
The Bulldogs have lost a season-high seven-straight games, 15 in a row on the road dating back to last season and three-straight to LSU.
There have been several positive signs over the first two years of the coach Vic Schaefer era that lead towards the thinking that the Mississippi State women's basketball program is on the right track.
The Bulldogs got a signature win last season when they knocked off No. 11 Georgia.
MADISON â€“ Starkville High School will be well-represented in Friday's Class 6A, Region 3 Tournament championship games as both the boys and girls won first round games on Tuesday.
The Lady Jackets defeated the Columbus Lady Falcons 58-55 in the first game, while the Jackets followed that up with a 66-58 decision over the Northwest Rankin Cougars.
Control is going to be the name of the game when the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers play the Lady Patriots of Jackson Prep.
Mississippi State is set to play five games in the next five days.
Bulldog head coach John Cohen will find out a good deal about his pitching staff and rotation when they end this five-game marathon of a week.
No. 2 MSU (2-1) starts that streak today when Memphis (3-0) comes to Dudy Noble Field. The game was originally scheduled for 4 p.m. but was moved back to 6:30 p.m.
There's always a little bit of anticipation to get a new season underway.
Starkville Academy did just that in baseball on Tuesday and the Volunteers let that opening day "hype" get the better of them as they dropped a 10-4 contest to visiting Winston Academy.