Sunday, September 18, 2005 Bulldog Sports Links

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

Bulldog Football

Mississippi State head coach Sylvester Croom preached to his players all week that their game with Tulane was unlike any other they had played in, and in order to have any chance they would have to bring "something extra" with them to Independence Bowl Stadium.
Dogs hold off Tulane Green Wave in down-to-the-wire second half battle
The Starkville Daily News

Mississippi State defensive line coach Brick Haley wasn't sure what he wanted to do with the rest of his life, but he knew football had to be in it.
MSU's Haley inducted to Alabama A&M Hall of Fame
The Starkville Daily News

SHREVEPORT, La. -- For Tulane, the explanation for Saturday night's "embarrassing" first-half performance, as coach Chris Scelfo called it, was obvious -- the Green Wave have been stranded since Hurricane Katrina evicted them from New Orleans last month.
'Dogs start slow but trip Tulane
The Comercial Appeal

SHREVEPORT - The Mississippi State players understand what Tulane has been through.
Dogs survive bumpy ride
The Clarion-Ledger

SHREVEPORT - The scene outside Independence Stadium Saturday night was part celebratory and part relief.
Nothing normal about Dogs' win over Wave
The Clarion-Ledger

SHREVEPORT - When the final preseason scrimmage ended, Derek Pegues learned what so many highly touted freshmen find out every year.
Demotion raises play for touted freshmen
The Clarion-Ledger

SHREVEPORT, La. - Willie Evans entered the Tulane game with a team-high two sacks.
Mississippi State-Tulane Notebook
The Daily Journal

SHREVEPORT, La. - A pretty game it wasn't. Then again, Mississippi State wasn't looking for beauty points. Just a win.
Mississippi State 21, Tulane 14
The Daily Journal

SHREVEPORT, La. - There was one number that pretty much told the story of the first half.
Punters were highlight of first half
The Daily Journal

Bulldog Volleyball

Mississippi State battled Arkansas-Little Rock to the wire but came up short in a 3-2 decision in the championship match of the 2005 MSU/Microtel Classic.
UALR Trojans nip Volleyball Bulldogs 3-2 in Microtel Classic finale
The Starkville Daily News

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