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Lady Jackets claim region, boys second

February 16, 2015

Starkville High School bowing coach Jim Philamlee got exactly what he wanted out of his team Saturday.
If he had a request, it would have been that the boys and girls teams finish in the top two in Class II North Region so it could both so to state.
That mission was accomplished on Saturday at Depot Lanes in Phiadelphia.

No. 13 Bulldogs beat the Gators in women's basketball

February 15, 2015

The Florida Gators had upset on their minds Sunday afternoon.
In the second half, the No. 13 Mississippi State Bulldogs crushed those hopes for Florida.
Breanna Richardson put up 10 points in the first half and helped keep the Bulldogs in the game. They went on to defeat the Gators 75-62.

MSU puts up runs to get another baseball victory

February 15, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs saw the runs stack up high over the weekend.
With that, the wins came also.
No. 20 MSU capped off opening weekend with a 16-7 victory over Cincinnati Sunday at Dudy Noble Field to open the season 4-0.
The Bulldogs had 15 hits and scored in four innings on a cold day for baseball.

Illinois hands State first loss of softball season

February 15, 2015

Starting off strong has been a thorn in the side of Mississippi State's softball team thus far in the season.
On Sunday, it finally caught up with the Bulldogs as they dropped a 4-3 game to Illinois.

Bearcats bear gifts, Bulldogs accept: MSU takes advantage of Cincinnati miscues to generate runs in second game of twin bill

February 15, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs took advantage of several nicely wrapped presents the Cincinnati Bearcats left them.
The Bearcats committed three errors, walked 11 batters and hit another four as the No. 20 Bulldogs won 19-5 Saturday night at Dudy Noble Field to cap the first doubleheader of the season.

Bulldogs host Gators for 'Think Pink' game

February 15, 2015

Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer thought his team played like an offensive top 15 team at Kentucky.
The defense and miscues were a different story.
The Bulldogs turned the ball over 27 times and only shot 66.7 percent (24-of-36) from the free-throw line in a 92-90 double overtime loss at Kentucky on Thursday.

SMITH COLUMN: MSU catchers important during doubleheaders

February 15, 2015

Mississippi State's February baseball schedule has three Saturday's where two games are scheduled.
One of those was Saturday when the Bulldogs defeated Miami (Ohio) at Dudy Noble Field, then turned around and knocked off Cincinnati 19-5 in the second game.
It's important on those days that MSU has more than one catcher to deal with a long day of baseball.

Bulldogs fight from behind for home win

February 15, 2015

Never stop fighting.
That is exactly what the Mississippi State softball team did Saturday as they rallied from a two-run deficit to defeat the University of Tennessee-Martin 4-2.

Bulldogs show punch in opener: MSU gets three extra base hits in 6-2 win over Cincinnati

February 14, 2015

Seth Heck said in the preseason that Mississippi State was going to have a little power in its lineup this year – or at least more than last year.
The No. 20 Bulldogs proved Heck right in game one of the season as they had three extra base hits and 10 hits total in a 6-2 win over Cincinnati Friday at Dudy Noble Field.

Cutting down on miscues, focus for MSU at Missouri

February 14, 2015

For the most part, there has been one area of concern in Mississippi State's losses this season.
The Bulldogs have struggled with securing the basketball, especially in halfcourt sets. In a loss to Alabama on Tuesday, the Bulldogs turned the ball over 15 times and the Crimson Tide turned those into 18 points.

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