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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.
Turnovers.
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.

Jackets finish regular season with easy victory over Bulldogs

February 14, 2015

All good things must come to an end.
Three Starkville basketball players realized that Friday night as they said goodbye to their time as a Yellowjacket by playing their final regular season home contest.
Nick Deloach, Raphael Leonard and Josh Skinner made good on their last time with a 68-42 defeat of the Aberdeen Bulldogs. 

Lady Jackets show teamwork, cruise to win on senior night

February 14, 2015

Senior Daija Williams said being a Starkville Lady Yellowjackets over the last few years meant "sisterhood" and playing as a team.
The Lady Jackets couldn't have played much more like a team than they did on Friday night as they handled the Aberdeen Bulldogs easily 55-14 on senior night.
Williams was one of four SHS players to score nine points against Aberdeen and was just glad to contribute.

Bulldogs: batter up.MSU begins 125th season at home today

February 12, 2015

Mississippi State batters are tired of facing Mississippi State pitchers.
Bulldog pitchers are tired of facing Bulldog batters.
They don't have to face each other today.
No. 20 MSU gets its 125th season underway with a 4 p.m. first pitch against Cincinnati at Dudy Noble Field. It will be the first-ever meeting between the two teams.

Starkville's Bush to continue soccer play at Itawamba CC

February 12, 2015

There are certain advantages gained by a soccer player over time.
Since he was 5-years-old, D'Antae Bush has kicked the soccer ball around in Starkville.
Bush grew up playing in the Starkville Soccer Association and won state championships playing for his father Merrill, then enjoyed a career at Starkville High School.

Jackets take confidence into regional competition

February 12, 2015

The Starkville High School bowling team has confidence in itself.
After a season of success, the Yellowjackets are winding down the year with the Class II North Regional Championships.
“We will have one last practice Thursday in Columbus, then we bowl Saturday morning at Depot Lanes for the regional championship,” Starkville bowling coach Jim Philamlee said.

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