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Newman’s signing stirs ‘Hump’

I was walking past  the Humphrey Coliseum the other day when I heard something odd. I looked around, but did not see anyone around. 

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Tuesday 04/28/2015
Bulldogs sweep weekend series
Updated: April 28, 2015 - 1:01 am

Mississippi State’s softball team dominated  Sunday against the Georgia Southern Eagles. 

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Baseball snaps losing streak
Updated: April 28, 2015 - 1:01 am

The Mississippi State Baseball team struggled early in the weekend series against the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Razorbacks won the series 2-1, claiming their fifth straight conference series win.

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Thursday 04/23/2015
Bulldogs clobber Memphis in home finale
Updated: April 24, 2015 - 12:30 am

Mississippi State Softball closed out their 2015 home season with a dominant victory over the University of Memphis.  

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Face Off: Is Scott Brooks' termination justified?
Updated: April 24, 2015 - 12:30 am

The Oklahoma City Thunder fired seven-year head coach Scott Brooks  Wednesday, and the Thunder’s future has not looked as bright in years. 

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Face Off: Is Scott Brooks' termination justified?
Updated: April 24, 2015 - 12:30 am

Scott Brooks had a .620 winning percentage in the regular season, good enough for the best all-time among coaches to never win a championship.  This season marks the first time he led a team that failed to make the playoffs.  

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Monday 04/20/2015
4 takeaways from the Maroon & White Game
Posted: April 20, 2015

There is plenty that could be said about the state of our beloved Bulldogs after the Maroon & White Game.

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New faces shine in Maroon & White Game
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:50 pm

This year’s annual Maroon & White game gave Bulldog fans a first glance at what the makeup for next year’s squad may look like in come August. The white team, lead by the likes of Dontavian Lee and backup quarterback Nick Fitzgerald, were able to defeat the Maroon team 28-24, in front of 21,500 fans in Davis Wade Stadium. 

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MSU falls to No. 12 Vols in 16-8 slugfest
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:49 pm

Fans that made it out to the Mississippi State University softball field  Sunday afternoon were treated to a true hitting exhibition, as both teams would combine to hit nine home runs and score 24 runs. 

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Friday 04/17/2015
MSU’s comeback bid falls short
Posted: April 17, 2015

Mississippi State’s softball team fought valiantly in a tough 3-2 loss to the 22nd ranked South Alabama Jaguars. The Jaguars’ record improves to 32-7 and a 4-2 all-time matchup record versus the Bulldogs. 

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The Flutie Effect makes impact in Starkvegas
Posted: April 17, 2015

Due to the proper infrastructure and last season’s football success, Mississippi State University was able to grow its brand and reach more people than ever before.

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Bulldogs set to host Florida during weekend
Posted: April 17, 2015

The Mississippi State Men’s baseball team will look to get back on track this weekend against Florida, who will come to Starkville ranked 7th in the USA Today Coaches Poll. 

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Malik Newman under recruitment
Posted: April 17, 2015

The college basketball recruiting season is coming to an end and high school senior Malik Newman is one of the most coveted prospects in the country that has yet to sign with a team.

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Monday 04/13/2015
Archer shatters record, MSU dominates Clash
Posted: April 13, 2015

Schools from the states of Mississippi and Alabama arrived in Starkville Friday to compete in the 2015 Border Clash.  Mississippi State University teamed with the trio of Ole Miss, Alcorn State and Southern Mississippi to face Alabama, Auburn, Alabama State and Samford.  In the end, the Mississippi team emerged victorious over Alabama by an overall score of 98-93, while the women’s team fell to Alabama 108-81. 

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Defense comes to life, offense struggles
Posted: April 13, 2015

Mississippi State Univeristy football held its second scrimmage of the spring last Saturday in Davis Wade Stadium.  

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Men’s tennis secures No. 3 seed in tournament
Updated: April 13, 2015 - 10:05 pm

Mississippi State University men’s tennis team secured the three seed in this week’s SEC Tournament at College Station by downing LSU 4-2 Sunday morning. The victory pulled the Bulldogs’ overall record to 18-6 and 9-3 within the conference play.

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Thursday 04/09/2015
Bulldogs notch impressive victory over Alabama
Posted: April 09, 2015

Last season proved to be a difficult one for Head Coach Aaron Gordon and his young squad. Finishing with a mark of 3-15 and failing to win a conference game, Mississippi State University endured a tough season from start to finish.

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MSU defeats No. 1 LSU
Posted: April 09, 2015

niversity used a hot start to top No. 1 Louisiana State University 9-4 at home Wednesday night.

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Who will win Masters?
Posted: April 09, 2015

It is the Mecca for all golf lovers. Tucked away near the border of Georgia and South Carolina lies an 18 hole stretch where PGA Tour dreams have become reality or where they have come crashing back down to earth. Early April means one thing in the golf world – the Masters.

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Monday 04/06/2015
EY program encourages creative ingenuity
Posted: April 06, 2015

Creativity embodies the idea of self-expression, allowing one to express emotions otherwise inexpressible. Mississippi State University’s T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability has taken this idea and constructed a collaborative exhibit with artists partnered with MSU art, interior design and floral design students in the Martha Lipsey Art Gallery Thursday.

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MSU lessons learned in spring scrimmage
Posted: April 06, 2015

The Mississippi State University football team marked the midway point of its spring practices with a scrimmage Friday.

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MSU baseball finds form in weekend series
Posted: April 06, 2015

Despite losing Sunday, the Mississippi State University Bulldogs seem to have figured out how to return to their winning ways.

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Men’s tennis pulls off set of upsets
Posted: April 06, 2015

Mississippi  State University put on arguably the most impressive display of the season over the weekend, handing conference-leading No. 6 Georgia its first SEC loss and defeating South Carolina two days later. The two wins bring its overall record to 17-5,  as well as 8-2 within the SEC. MSU currently sits at the third spot in the conference standings, with two games left before the start of the SEC Tournament.

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Monday 03/30/2015
Prescott leads MSU on field in practice
Posted: March 30, 2015

The Mississippi State University Bulldogs look to continue their success on the gridiron as spring practice continues this weekend.

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Bulldogs lose weekend series to Auburn Tigers
Posted: March 30, 2015

For the third straight weekend, the Mississippi State University Bulldogs lost another SEC series, which ended on a positive note on Sunday with a win against Auburn.

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Bulldogs fall on senior day
Posted: March 30, 2015

On senior day, the Mississippi State University women’s tennis team jumped out to an early lead, but was unable to close the deal, losing 4-2 to SEC foe LSU. The Bulldogs were able to pick up the doubles point for the first time in weeks. However, this accomplishment was not completed with any ease, starting on court three where the Bulldog tandem of Timea Guibe and Naomi Tran were ousted 8-5 by the opposing Tiger team of Skylar Holloway and Amanda Atanasson.

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Friday 03/27/2015
Baseball returns to action
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 7:35 am

Following a tough road series last weekend at Kentucky, the home standing MSU baseball team looks to get back to its usual winning ways this weekend against Auburn.

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Who leads the MVP race?
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 7:35 am

James Harden, Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook.  As the NBA season comes to a conclusion, these three men have separated themselves from the other superstars in the league as frontrunners for the MVP award.  Now, many would probably hastily throw Lebron James into the fray as well.  

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Ben Howland introduced at Humphrey Coliseum
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 7:35 am

In a conference where the arms race for great coaches is at an all-time high, Mississippi State University showed it could hire a prominent, successful coach as the Bulldog faithful welcomed new men’s basketball Head Coach Ben Howland with open arms.

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MSU season show growth
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 7:35 am

While Sunday’s loss to Duke may have ended its season, the women’s basketball team went leaps and bounds beyond anywhere it had been in recent memory. Making its first NCAA Tournament appearance under Head Coach Vic Schaefer, the team did the university proud by having one of the most successful seasons in the history of the program and also by igniting a fan base that had failed to support the team over the last couple of seasons. That all has changed now, as students at the university and fans of the program have realized the women in Maroon and White deserve their support.     

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Monday 03/23/2015
Women’s basketball falls to Duke in round of 32
Posted: March 23, 2015

Even though Sunday’s 64-56 loss to Duke brought  tears from the majority of the players, when the final whistle blew in the Mississippi State University Bulldogs game.

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Bulldogs find crossroads
Posted: March 23, 2015

Rick Ray’s tenure as Mississippi State University’s men’s basketball coach has come to an end. On Saturday, MSU Athletic Director Scott Stricklin announced he decided to take the basketball program in a different direction with the decision to let Ray go.

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Howland brings credibility
Posted: March 23, 2015

Ben Howland will become the next head coach of the men’s basketball team at Mississippi State University which changes everything for MSU.

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MSU hire holds potential
Posted: March 23, 2015

Rick Ray’s tenure as Mississippi State University’s men’s basketball coach has come to an end. On Saturday, MSU Athletic Director Scott Stricklin announced he decided to take the basketball program in a different direction with the decision to let Ray go.

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Howland to replace Rick Ray as men’s basketball head coach
Posted: March 23, 2015

Mississippi State University has zeroed in on Ben Howland to be the next head coach for the men’s basketball team MSU officially announced Monday night.

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Saturday 03/21/2015
Mississippi State to replace Rick Ray
Updated: March 21, 2015 - 2:41 pm

Mississippi State University has decided to let men’s basketball Head Coach Rick Ray go after a 37-60 record in three seasons at the helm.

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Friday 03/20/2015
Bulldogs knock off Eastern Illionis, turn eyes toward road test at Kentucky
Posted: March 20, 2015

The Mississippi State University  Bulldog baseball team rode a stout pitching performance from senior Lucas Laster to defeat Eastern Illinois 5-2.

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Spring practice begins
Posted: March 20, 2015

The Mississippi State University football team opened up spring practice Tuesday at the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex.

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Women’s basketball prepares for NCAA tournament
Posted: March 20, 2015

Mississippi State University’s women’s basketball team is going dancing for the first time since 2010. The Bulldogs heard their name called during the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Selection Show Monday night as the No. 5 seed in the Spokane Region. 

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Friday 03/06/2015
MSU prepares for SEC tournament
Posted: March 06, 2015

Starting Friday in Little Rock, Arkansas, which will play host to this year’s SEC women’s basketball tournament, the No. 3 seeded Mississippi State University Bulldogs will look to pad their case for a top four seed in the NCAA Tournament.

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Twenty Bulldogs participate in MSU Pro Day
Posted: March 06, 2015

Mississippi State University hosted representatives from all 32 NFL teams for MSU’s 2015 Pro Day at Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex and Palmeiro Center. 

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Monday 03/02/2015
Mullen deserves the raise
Posted: March 02, 2015

Following one of the most successful seasons in school history, Head Coach Dan Mullen and Mississippi State University finally agreed upon his new extension Thursday. Under Mullen the Bulldogs won 10 games last season, which was the first time in school history the program was able to achieve that mark. Also, the team ranked No. 1 in the country for the first time in school history as well.

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Baseball sweeps weekend
Posted: March 02, 2015

After their third-straight four-game series to open the season, the Bulldogs remain undefeated after a sweep over the University of Arizona and Samford University at Dudy Noble Field. The Diamond Dogs advance to a 13-0 record for the fourth time in school history. Out of the 301 Division I teams, Mississippi State University is one of the four remaining undefeated teams, along with conference opponent Texas A&M.

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MSU locks up third seed
Updated: March 03, 2015 - 10:44 am

On an afternoon that saw four Bulldogs honored for senior day, the Mississippi State University women’s basketball team defeated the Ole Miss Rebels 55-47. The Bulldogs clinched third place in the SEC and will be the No. 3 seed once the SEC Tournament gets underway later in the week.

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Thursday 02/26/2015
MSU continues win streak
Posted: February 26, 2015

On Tuesday, the No. 13 Mississippi State University baseball team advanced to 9-0. Jesse McCord picked up his first collegiate win as a Bulldog. McCord finished with six strikeouts, and allowed three earned hits and two earned runs. McCord pitched throughout the game until he was lifted in the sixth inning. 

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MSU prepares for Ole Miss
Posted: February 26, 2015

The final regular season game for the Mississippi State University Bulldogs women’s basketball team will be Sunday at Humphrey Coliseum. However, before tournament and postseason play begins, the Bulldogs will need to defend their home court one more time against in-state rival Ole Miss.

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Tuesday 02/24/2015
Bulldogs’ bats stay hot, improve to 8-0
Posted: February 24, 2015

With their second-straight four-game sweep, the Diamond Dogs improved their perfect record to 8-0 in what was not exactly baseball weather at Dudy Noble Field this weekend.  

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Dogs fall to Hogs
Posted: February 24, 2015

Following a tough loss to in-state rival Ole Miss on Thursday, the Bulldogs dropped another close game Saturday at the Hump to No. 18 Arkansas 65-61. The Bulldogs faced a nationally-ranked Arkansas Razorback team currently second place in the SEC with a 22-5 overall record. 

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Bulldogs take doubleheader
Updated: February 24, 2015 - 8:29 am

After defeating both Middle Tennessee State University and Alcorn State in impressive fashion, the Mississippi State University women’s tennis team was able to continue its successful start to the season on Saturday. Due to inclement weather, both matches were played indoors at the McCarthy Gymnasium. With the victories, the Bulldogs improved their overall record to 9-1, good enough to equal their win total from the entirety of the 2013-14 campaign. 

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Friday 02/20/2015
MSU bats will stay hot
Posted: February 20, 2015

It is common knowledge in baseball that the team always wants to get hot at the end of the season, but starting off hot is important too.

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The Print Edition
April 28, 2015