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MSU women get into rankings, Vivians receives SEC honors

November 24, 2014

Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer continues to move the women's basketball program in the right direction.
After the Bulldogs defeated Western Kentucky 88-77 on Sunday to claim the championship of the Preseason Women's National Invitational Tournament, they earned a spot in The Associated Press poll at No. 25 on Monday.

Cleveland tells Rotarians of Hall of Fame history

November 24, 2014

Magnolia State sports have always been some of the best in the nation. 
On Monday, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Executive Director Rick Cleveland stood in front of the Starkville Rotary Club to discuss that very subject as well as give his thoughts on the pinnacle of Mississippi sporting events – the Battle for the Golden Egg.

Benefiting from little bit of advice: Scoring of William in stretch helps Bulldogs beat Toppers

November 23, 2014

The game was on the line for the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Sunday against Western Kentucky.
That's when MSU freshman guard Morgan William went to the line and started hitting free throws.

MSU women savor moment of Preseason WNIT title

November 23, 2014

Each member of the Mississippi State women's basketball team took their turn cutting down the net Sunday afternoon.
The Bulldogs defeated the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers 88-77 to capture the championship of the Preseason Women's National Invitational Tournament and they were going to savor the moment.

State in control to pick up football win against Vandy

November 23, 2014

"Game Control."
That phrase was the big topic of conversation after the College Football Playoff committee released its rankings last Tuesday. Essentially, game control is a stat by ESPN to describe how a team wins and how a team looks doing it.

Slow start hurts MSU in a home volleyball loss to Kentucky

November 23, 2014

The Mississippi State volleyball team got off to a bit of a slow start on Sunday.
It wasn't a good way to proceed against one of the best teams in the country.
The Bulldogs were unable to overcome the early deficit as they fell to No. 15 Kentucky in three straight sets (10-25, 15-25, 22-25).

SUCCESSFUL senior sendoff: Veteran Bulldogs go out with victory

November 23, 2014

Mississippi State's senior class has been one of the better ones in school history.
They were sent out in style Saturday night.
The No. 4 Bulldogs shut out Vanderbilt 51-0 in 18 seniors' final game at Davis Wade Stadium.

MSU's Robinson runs into history

November 23, 2014

Josh Robinson keeps running himself into the history books.
The Mississippi State junior running back has rushed for 1,084 yards this season, which is good enough for sixth all-time by a Bulldog in a single season.
He rushed for 63 yards on seven carries in only one half of action as No. 4 MSU beat Vanderbilt 51-0 Saturday night at Davis Wade Stadium.

Football, state title does not bounce way of Volunteers

November 23, 2014

CLINTON – The football did not bounce the way of the Starkville Academy Volunteers in their quest for a state championship on Saturday.
Oak Forest (La.) may have claimed the 37-12 Class AAA, Division II State Championship victory, but the Volunteers are more than proud to have been able to represent their school and community in the final game.

SMITH COLUMN: Vols deserve credit for nice 2014 season

November 23, 2014

Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Director of Activities Les Triplett gathered the football players of Starkville Academy and Oak Forest, La., and wanted to make sure they understood something.

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