Good morning, Stark Vegas! It’s been a while since these articles came out bright and early, but it’s back. These past few days have been interesting for Bulldog sports. Let’s get right into it.
Jace Christmann arrested on DUI charges
The 21-year-old kicker was pulled over for failing to dim his headlights. Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Jon Davis wouldn’t give details on Christmann’s blood alcohol content test, but says it was very little above the state legal limit of 0.08.
The school said in a statement that it’s still getting information regarding the situation.
Women’s Golf finishes tied for fifth at Westbrook Invitational
Ela Grimwood set multiple personal bests in the competition. Over 54 holes, she carded 13 birdies and finished three strokes under par.
Softball splits games in Alex Wilcox Invitational
The Lady Bulldogs fell to Georgia Tech 6-4, but beat Alcorn State 6-0. Alyssa Loza pitched a one-hitter against Alcorn State, Fa Leilua had a home run and State is now 11-4. Next up is Memphis, where first pitch is 6 p.m.
Baseball beats down on Jackson State
A 17-4 rout helped the Diamond Dawgs improve to 7-1. Four runs in the sixth and an eight-run seventh inning helped buy some insurance runs. Jordan Westburg had three RBIs to help defeat the Tigers.
Men’s Basketball earns huge win over Missouri
Defense proved too much for the Tigers as they were held to a 32.7 percent from the field and 29.2 percent from 3-point range. Tyson Carter’s 22 points, Quinndary Weatherspoon’s 20 and Reggie Perry’s 15 and eight rebounds lifted State to a 68-49 victory.
Have a good day and Hail State!