Thursday, August 25, 2005 Bulldog Sports Links

Today's Bulldog sports links from around the 'net ...

Bulldog Football

STARKVILLE - David Heard couldn't help but acknowledge the hype surrounding a pair of Mississippi State cornerbacks. It seemed every offseason conversation about the Bulldogs included the words "Keith Fitzhugh" and "Derek Pegues." Talk of the two highly thought-of freshmen dominated the water coolers, as fans pondered the immediate impact they were sure to have.
Steady Heard ignores hype, keeps CB job
The Clarion-Ledger

STARKVILLE - There aren't 75,000 fans during practice desperately trying to disrupt his concentration. So every time Mississippi State placekicker Keith Andrews attempts a field goal, he imagines it's a live game situation with the outcome on the line.
All eyes on him: Andrews not afraid to face pressure
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Gregg Ellis, who covers Mississippi State for the Daily Journal, responds to readers' questions about the Bulldogs. To submit your question, e-mail Gregg at The questions and answers are posted every Thursday during football season on's Mississippi State page.
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Bulldog Baseball

One day after Washington Nationals manager Frank Robinson said Rafael Palmeiro's records should be erased because of his failed drug test, Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling told Boston WEEI radio's Dennis & Callahan show on Wednesday he agreed.
Schilling: Palmeiro, his stats have 'no credibility' news services

Bulldog Golf

ARDMORE, Pa. - Mississippi State's head men's golf coach Clay Homan finished up competition at the 2005 U.S. Amateur Golf Championship at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. on Tuesday afternoon. Homan fired a six-over par 76 for a two-day stroke total of 149 and did not make the cut to extend his stay in the event. The Fulton, Miss. native fell two strokes off the cut line at seven-over par.
Homan concludes play in the 2005 U.S. Amateur
The Starkville Daily News

Bulldog Cross Country

Highlighted by one home meet during the season, the 2005 Mississippi State University cross country schedule includes trips to the Notre Dame Invitational and Pre-National Invitational meets. The Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs will also venture to conference rivals Alabama and Auburn during the campaign.
State Announces 2005 Cross Country Schedule
The Starkville Daily News

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