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Wednesday Bulldog Update - 9/17/14

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Good afternoon, Bulldogs!

It’s another fun week in Mississippi State athletics as the fall semester rolls on. I want to start by thanking the many of you who made the trip to Mobile for our football’s team win over South Alabama. The Maroon and White made its presence known and those in the South Alabama community voiced the pleasures they had in their interactions with all of you.

We look forward to another fun road trip this weekend with our Bulldogs heading down to Baton Rouge to open SEC play against LSU. I trust we will all show the same graciousness and respect we have to our other opponents so far this season.

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First, I want to thank Sid Salter, MSU’s Chief Communications Officer, and the many others who helped us put together the memorial to Jack Cristil in The Hump last week. It was a touching and fitting service in remembrance of a Mississippi State legend. His microphone is silenced, but his voice will always be remembered.

The support from everyone in the Mississippi State world meant a great deal to Mr. Cristil’s family and on behalf of them, we are gracious for your care.

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It’s almost hard to believe it’s already here, but basketball season is nearly upon us. We’ll release more details in the near future, but I wanted to make sure we let you know Maroon Madness will take place the evening of October 10. The annual kickoff to basketball seasons, Maroon Madness is the first practice for our teams.

We’ll have specifics on time and location ready to be announced soon.

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For those heading down for the MSU-LSU game, our Alumni Association will be hosting a tailgate for all the Bulldogs on the road. The air-conditioned gathering will take place at Walk-Ons near Tiger Stadium from 2-5 p.m. with the game kicking off at 6 on ESPN.

They will be offering complimentary appetizers including boudin balls, catfish and chicken tenders, and there will also be a cash bar. Walk-Ons is located at 3838 Burbank Drive and you can visit www.alumni.msstate.edu for more information. I look forward to seeing you there!

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For those in town, Coach Jenny Hazelwood’s volleyball team is hosting the annual Bulldog Invitational this weekend, Thursday-Saturday. Make plans to join us in Starkville or watch online as all matches will be broadcast on SEC Network+.

Then, on Friday night, Coach Aaron Gordon’s soccer team opens SEC play with against Ole Miss here on campus at 6 p.m. I’m looking forward to big a crowd for our conference opener against an in-state rival.

Outside of Starkville, our women’s golf team is hitting the road to Tennessee for the Mason Rudolph Invitational. A belated congratulations goes to Coach Ginger Brown-Lemm’s team after their performance in South Carolina, coming in fourth at the prestigious Cougar Classic in their fall opener.

Job well done to our men’s golf team, as well, especially junior Ben Wood who came in first to help the Bulldogs to a fifth-place finish at the Memphis Intercollegiate.

Good luck to all our Bulldogs this week and I hope I see many of you there to cheer them on!

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We appreciate what you do for Mississippi State Athletics and want to encourage you to get others involved.  There are three things you can do to help the athletic department at Mississippi State reach its desired goals –

1.  Buy Season Tickets

2.  Financially Support the Bulldog Club

3.  Get Others To Do The Same

Thanks for taking the time to read this Update.   

Hail State!

Scott Stricklin



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