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The Reflector

The Student Newspaper of Mississippi State University

The Reflector

Margaret Ann, Barry and Bart Wood own The Little Dooey.

‘Something special made for you with love’: Starkville barbecue restaurant shares its story

Aubrey Carter, Sports Editor April 9, 2024

It seems obvious that when Barry Wood and Margaret Ann Wood were pondering the idea of opening their own restaurant, naming it would be the least of their worries. “They would get together and say,...

Erin Andrews spoke for MSU’s annual Global Lecture Series.

Erin Andrews offers insight into world of broadcast

Aubrey Carter, Sports Editor March 6, 2024

Monday night, aspiring sportscasters and student journalists lined up outside Bettersworth Auditorium, waiting patiently to snag a front row seat to see the speaker of this year's Global Lecture Series,...

Starting pitchers shine: Bulldogs secure series sweep over Mount St. Mary’s

Starting pitchers shine: Bulldogs secure series sweep over Mount St. Mary’s

Daniel Grisham, Staff Writer March 6, 2024

Mississippi State University baseball swept the Mount Saint Mary's Mountaineers in a three-game series behind strong pitching performances. The Bulldogs won Thursday’s game 12-2 and Saturday’s doubleheader...

MSU womens basketball falls to Kentucky Wildcats

MSU women’s basketball falls to Kentucky Wildcats

Holly Harrison, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

Thursday evening, the Mississippi State University women’s basketball team (20-7, 7-6 SEC) skid to their third consecutive loss in Southeastern Conference play against the University of Kentucky (11-16,...

MSU womens tennis splits victory in Sundays doubleheader

MSU women’s tennis splits victory in Sunday’s doubleheader

Kassidy Lambert, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

Mississippi State University women’s tennis hosted two teams Sunday with Baylor at 11 p.m. and Bellarmine at 3 p.m. in the Rula Tennis Pavillion. Starting with doubles, the Bulldogs lost their point...

Junior RHP Nate Dohm started the Diamond Dawgs’ opening weekend of baseball on the mound against Air Force Academy. #25 Dohm gave up one run over four innings.

Diamond Dawgs secure opening weekend series win over Air Force

Cora Yielding, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

Mississippi State University baseball kicked off its season in spectacular fashion, securing an impressive 8-4 victory over the Air Force Academy in front of a record crowd. Highlighted by standout...

MSU softball brings heat during Puerto Vallarta College Challenge

MSU softball brings heat during Puerto Vallarta College Challenge

Parker Acosta, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

Mississippi State University's softball team brought home a victory in the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge this past weekend by winning two out of the three games played. To start the weekend off...

MSU baseball players lined up to offer batters encouragement.

MSU students show up, show out at Student Home Run Derby

Aubrey Carter, Sports Editor February 13, 2024

Joe Diffey’s “John Deere Green” blared over the speakers Tuesday night as Mississippi State University students hummed along and marched one by one toward the visitor’s side dugout of Dudy Noble...

MSU womens hoops continues win streak with victory over Texas A&M

MSU women’s hoops continues win streak with victory over Texas A&M

Aubrey Carter, Sports Editor February 7, 2024

The Mississippi State University women's basketball team continued its electric win streak Sunday in College Station, Texas, with a 74-63 victory over Texas A&M. Bulldogs and Aggies fans filled...

Bulldogs crumble to No. 24 Alabama

Bulldogs crumble to No. 24 Alabama

Daniel Grisham, Contributing Writer February 7, 2024

Mississippi State University men’s basketball continued the slump on the road in a disappointing 99-67 loss to University of Alabama Saturday. https://twitter.com/HailStateMBK/status/1753952084007768152 The...

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MSU champions of change: Jerry Jenkins and Larry Fry

Chase Brumfield, Contributing Writer February 7, 2024

As we commemorate Black History Month, the groundbreaking legacies of Jerry Jenkins and Larry Fry illustrate the impressive history of the Mississippi State University men's basketball program. Jenkins...

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‘He was a pioneer;’ Remembering Frank Dowsing’s legacy

Colin James, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

"Separate but equal.” This was the rule established by the United States Supreme Court in 1896, allowing segregation to thrive in the American South for years, affecting water fountains, restaurants...

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