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“Moonlight” Tatum becoming a star for Diamond Dawgs

Sometimes the stories are hard to find. In other instances, the top performances are a bit more obvious. “The star of the show tonight is Tatum,” Mississippi State coach John Cohen said as soon as he walked up to the … Continue reading

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Bulldog Bites: Catfish and eggplant at Little Dooey, Mullen’s contract extension and notes from around MSU athletics

Food Stuff This will eventually circle back to food, I promise, but let’s talk about Lent for a moment. It’s a Christian observance, though its principles are solid for anyone, and the intent is to make sacrifices in the name … Continue reading

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Freshman Ryan Gridley stepping up for Diamond Dogs early on

Sitting at an undefeated 7-0 but staring straight at a tied game and a possible first defeat, Mississippi State needed someone to step up on a frigid Sunday night against Alabama A&M. A veteran player, a team leader, someone. In … Continue reading

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Bulldog Bites: On Starkville native Gavin Ware, track records and multiple awards for Bulldogs

Being local doesn’t necessarily make something better, but it does make that something special. It makes that something mean, well, something. Sports, food, whatever it is, those on the outside may have more resources, higher ratings and more name recognition, … Continue reading

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MSU dominant at the plate, impressive on the mound in opening weekend wins

By a score of 48-15, Mississippi State baseball went 4-0 on opening weekend at Dudy Noble, which included the biggest opening day crowd of John Cohen’s tenure on Friday afternoon. Picking out one star, or one part of the game … Continue reading

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Bulldog Valentines: MSU catchers Cody and Katie Anne found love on the diamond

Sometimes, opposites attract. In other instances, similarities are what create a bond. For a couple celebrating Valentine’s Day in Starkville this weekend, it’s more of the latter. Cody Walker is a catcher for the Mississippi State baseball team. Katie Anne … Continue reading

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Bulldog Bites: Gumbalaya nachos at Stagger In, Preston Brown on the mound and notes from around MSU athletics

“Isn’t there supposed to be queso on this?” “Yeah, salsa, too. I don’t see very much of either.” It seemed as if our blonde-haired, blue-eyed, college-girl server had messed up the order. Or someone in the kitchen, perhaps, but she … Continue reading

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MSU women’s golf setting sights on NCAA Championships

You won’t often hear the words come out of their mouths, but those watching them play will say them plenty. “National Championship.” They’ll talk around the idea in public, and surely think about it often in private, but that’s the … Continue reading

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Highlights on newcomers, pitchers and hitters as MSU baseball preps for first pitch

Mississippi State’s baseball team had its Media Day over the weekend, less than one week out from the beginning of the regular season, and the news and thoughts were bountiful. MSU has a mix of youth, talent and experience that … Continue reading

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Bulldog Bites: Cappe’s Steakhouse, Signing Day, strikeout records and more

Pick one: chicken and dressing, country fried steak, or pot roast. Now pick two: broccoli and rice casserole, purple hull peas, cabbage, sweet potato casserole, turnip greens, or green beans. Blue plates are a nightmare of single-serving proportions for the … Continue reading

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