Mississippi State Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. MSU freshman guard Weatherspoon arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Mississippi State freshman guard Nick Weatherspoon was arrested early Monday morning by the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office on charges of driving under the influence and running a red light. Weatherspoon, a 6-foot-2, 198-pounder, is the younger brother of MSU guard Quinndary Weatherspoon.

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  2. Thompson shows Bulldogs plenty of promiseRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    When the 6-foot-4, 225-pound quarterback enrolled at Mississippi State in early December, he didn't face a lot of pressure to become the starter. In Nick Fitzgerald, Dan Mullen's Bulldogs have one of the best quarterbacks in the Southeastern Conference, so Thompson, a top-10 dual-threat quarterback from Landry-Walker High School , knew he had time to digest the offense and watch and learn.

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  3. Leaner Jones ready to play bigger role in MSU offenseRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Unlike most incoming freshmen to college football programs, Dontea Jones made a move for his senior year of high school. The transition for Jones, who was born in Starkville, was designed to help the standout at Louisville High School better prepare for the next level.

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  4. Coaching experience helps Grantham install defenseRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Todd Grantham's tour of the country as a defensive assistant coach has given him a total of 27 years of coaching experience; it's also given him an intimate knowledge of how to install his defense. Grantham's frequent moves around the coaching ranks -- his current term as Mississippi State's defensive coordinator being his fourth employer since his boss Dan Mullen was hired by MSU in 2009 -- has given him multiple opportunities to teach his system from scratch.

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  5. Calhoun takes bigger role on MSU offensive lineRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Depending on the year, there are times when Mississippi State offensive line coach and co-offensive coordinator John Hevesy moving a lineman to a different position can be worn as a badge of honor. Calhoun's experience at right guard from last fall seemed destined to be his starting point for a move to full-time left guard starter this year, moving there to replace departed senior Devon Desper.

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  6. Gardner, Starkville have eye on return to playoffsRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    A.J. Brown and Raphael Leonard would help the Starkville High School football team rank high on a recent list of the state's top wide receivers. A young group of receivers will look to Gardner for leadership when Starkville begins its first season under new head coach Chris Jones.

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  7. McFatrich plans to keep building MSU volleyballRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    It's not that Mississippi State's third-year volleyball head coach isn't optimistic about the campaign, which officially begins Monday with the start of practice. It's just that McFatrich has been coaching long enough to know there are a lot of pieces that go into a program reaching the NCAA tournament.

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  8. MSU's Hill arrested for reckless drivingRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Mississippi State freshman running back Kylin Hill was arrested early Thursday morning on reckless driving charges. After Hill practiced with the team Friday morning, MSU coach Dan Mullen didn't provide any indication Hill would receive any further discipline from the program.

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  9. Breazeale holds top line for winRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    David Breazeale outlasted Dane Dacus to win the Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series Super Late Model race Friday at Columbus. Photo by: David Miller/Special to The Dispatch Buy this photo.

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  10. Calvert hopes to play full year for WPHSRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Diagnosed with the concussion-like symptoms after West Point's third game last season, Calvert found the road back to playing time to be longer and more challenging than first thought. "I was so down," Calvert said.

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  11. Mississippi officers to carry drug overdose antidoteRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Mississippi State Troopers and other state law enforcement officers will begin carrying an overdose antidote, Gov. Phil Bryant announced Thursday, following the release of a state task force report on how to combat opioid and heroin abuse and overdoses. The task force made 41 recommendations Wednesday, some aimed at those who prescribe medicine, some aimed at law enforcement, and some aimed at prevention and treatment.

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  12. Welcome concert to feature 'Eagles Tribute -- Hotel California'Read the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    As part of Mississippi State's 12th annual Dawg Days event series for incoming freshmen and transfer students, the MSU Lyceum Series and Music Maker Productions are sponsoring a Welcome Concert Tuesday, Aug. 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Area musicians Dale Robertson, Jerry Carnathan, Bob Damm, Ronnie McGee, Brent Varner, Bill Cooke, Raymond Miller and Raymond Brooks present a tribute to the American rock band The Eagles. The opening set of the concert will consist of songs from the group's first four albums: "Eagles," "Desperado," "Along the Border" and "One of These Nights."

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  13. Mullen: No plans to discipline Columbus' Hill outside of legal ramificationsRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Mississippi State freshman running back Kylin Hill was arrested early Thursday morning for reckless driving. The Columbus native was seen practicing Friday morning.

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  14. VanHorn followed twisting path to new role at MSURead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    VanHorn was sitting in a meeting in Mississippi State's athletic department when he received calls from director of women's basketball operations Maryann Baker, director of men's basketball operations Mike Moynihan, and director of softball operations Jessica Cooley. After the meeting, he ran into director of football operations Jon Clark.

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  15. Barham returns to racing after totaling carRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Craig Barham competed Saturday in his first race since totaling his previous car and suffering cracked ribs in a rollover in a race in May. Photo by: David Miller/Special to The Dispatch Buy this photo. The Columbus native was running in the top 10 midway through the NeSmith Late Model race May 13 at Magnolia Motor Speedway when he entered turn one and didn't make it out of turn two.

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  16. Tillman has experienced assistants to help with Starkville volleyballRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Since she was with the Starkville High School volleyball program for six years before getting the team's head coaching job over the summer, she knows the team's strengths: up the middle and its assistant coaches. Tillman won't be shy in exploiting either of them this weekend when Starkville opens its season at the Tupelo High tournament.

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  17. Reacting to the pollRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    NOTE: The parentheses are around the 's' on the title of this blog post because the AP Top 25 is set to come out later this month. Once that comes out, I'll update this post with that info.

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  18. Vivians happy to have Wilson on team at U-23 campRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Victoria Vivians playfully rolled her eyes when she got to her room the first day of USA Basketball training camp. The Mississippi State standout's roommate for the week was South Carolina's A'ja Wilson.

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  19. Maridith Geuder to retire from The WRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Geuder will step down from her position as executive director for university relations at Mississippi University for Women. Geuder's retirement, which brings to an end a 31-year career in higher education, was announced via a press release Tuesday.

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  20. New Hope volleyball continues to buildRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    Four years ago, Sanders was a freshman on a New Hope High School volleyball program that was trying to establish itself. Formed in 2012 and led by Laura Lee Holman, New Hope had its best season in 2013 when it won its first region championship and made its first playoff appearance.

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