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Walk-off goodbye to Dudy Noble for Heck, MSU seniors

The last anything is always a little sentimental by nature, and the last of a good thing is impossible to be enjoyed without a hint of sadness. Time has a habit of speeding up during the things we enjoy, so … Continue reading

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Stories from a weekend on the road with MSU softball

“Where are you taking him?” “To set him free!” Olivia Golden, a sophomore infielder for Mississippi State’s softball team, is sitting out this year after surgery sidelined her before the season began. Still a part of the team, of course, … Continue reading

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That’s What He Said: Reviewing MSU’s defense after spring football

It may seem as if it just began, but spring is now over at Mississippi State, at least for the football team. Spring practices concluded this weekend with the annual Maroon-White scrimmage in Davis Wade Stadium, meaning we’ve got a … Continue reading

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That’s What He Said: Reviewing MSU’s offense after spring football

It may seem as if it just began, but spring is now over at Mississippi State, at least for the football team. Spring practices concluded this weekend with the annual Maroon-White scrimmage in Davis Wade Stadium, meaning we’ve got a … Continue reading

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De’Runnya Wilson breaks out in Spring Game, poised for big 2015

For the majority of spring practice, De’Runnya Wilson was limited, half-speed and rarely heard from. Other receivers, young and old, got the attention as fifth-year senior quarterback Dak Prescott led what looks to be a high-flying offense throughout the spring. … Continue reading

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Maroon-White Spring Game rosters released

Just under 24 hours away from kickoff, we’ve got the rosters for the annual Maroon-White Spring Football Game at Mississippi State. You can check out the full rosters here, but we’ll hit the highlights below. In every spring game under … Continue reading

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Bulldog Bites: Prescott talks titles and Starkville eats at the Arts Festival

On a somewhat weekly basis in this space, sports and food will be brought together to run through the happenings in Mississippi State athletics and talk about places to eat in Starkville. If you’re only interested one, feel free to … Continue reading

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Bully 101: How mascots are selected and why they retire

When Jak was just a baby, he was picked to take over the family business whenever his father retired. Jak’s grandfather, who he never met, was the first in the family tree to run it, taking the job as a … Continue reading

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MSU defense making strides under Diaz

Thursday afternoon, late in Mississippi State’s football practice, a couple hundred coaches from various schools and levels watched from the sideline as Dan Mullen burst out in a fit of frustration. One of the defensive linemen, junior tackle Nick James, … Continue reading

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Meyer, O’Brien speak at MSU coaches clinic

Saturday, September 20, 2014, Ohio State’s football team had its first off week of a year that would ultimately end in a National Championship. Having a rare weekend of relative freedom in the fall, Buckeye head coach Urban Meyer was … Continue reading

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