Super Bulldog Weekend gets started Friday
The 31st annual Super Bulldog Weekend, a Mississippi State spring homecoming tradition featuring three days of athletic events, will get started Friday [April 15] on the MSU campus. The event is once again being presented by Regions Bank.
Kickoff for the Maroon and White spring football game at Davis Wade Stadium will be at 11 a.m. on [Saturday] April 16. Admission to the spring football game is free.
Coach John Cohen's Diamond Dogs host Texas A&M in a three-game set at Dudy Noble Field with times at 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Coach Vann Stuedeman’s MSU softball team welcomes No. 6 LSU in a key Southeastern Conference series at 5:30 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
Coach Matt Roberts’ men’s tennis team hosts Vanderbilt at 5 p.m. Friday at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre, while Coach Aaron Gordon’s soccer squad will conduct a scrimmage at 7 p.m. Friday at the MSU Soccer Field. Coach David McFatrich’s volleyball team will go through its scrimmage at 1 p.m. Saturday in Newell-Grissom.
The annual pig cooking contest gets underway at 8 a.m. Friday in the parking lot north of the Howell Building. The 2016 Cotton District Arts Festival, a showcase of art, music and food in Starkville, will take place on Saturday. More details on the festival are available at cdafestival.com.
For a full schedule of events and more details, visit HailState.com/SBW. Fans are encouraged to use the hashtag #SBW16 throughout the weekend on social media.