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Inclement weather concerns force Super Bulldog Weekend changes

Baseball and football will both begin at 1:00 p.m. Saturday.

Posted: Apr 12, 2019 3:29 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA/MSU Athletics) – With increased thunderstorm percentages in the late afternoon forecast on Saturday, Super Bulldog Weekend on the Mississippi State campus will feature a 1 p.m. Saturday start for both the Maroon and White spring football game and Game 2 of the Diamond Dawgs’ Southeastern Conference baseball series against Alabama.

The annual Maroon and White spring football game remains a 1 p.m. start with a live broadcast on ESPNU. Admission is free. Gates to Davis Wade Stadium open at 11:30 a.m. Metal detector and clear bag policies will be in place. The MSU Sports Network will carry it locally in Starkville on 96.1 FM, on HailState.com/plus and via the Tune In app.

The MSU-Alabama baseball series features start times at 6 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Friday and Saturday’s contests are on SEC Network+ with Sunday being a live broadcast on SEC Network. Saturday’s game will be on the full MSU Sports Network and radio affiliates as well as HailState.com/plus and the Tune In app.

Soccer’s exhibition against Southern Miss, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been moved to 1 p.m. Sunday at the MSU Soccer Field. Volleyball’s spring exhibition against Mississippi University for Women remains 11 a.m. Saturday in Newell-Grissom. An MSU alumni match will immediately follow.

Sunday’s women’s tennis match against LSU is still slated for 1 p.m.

Updated Super Bulldog Weekend Schedule

Friday, April 12
8 a.m.: Pig Cooking Begins (parking lot northwest of Deavenport Hall)
4 p.m.: Pig Cooking Sampling of the Grill (parking lot north of Howell Building)
6 p.m.: Baseball vs. Alabama (Dudy Noble Field/Polk-DeMent Stadium)

Saturday, April 13
8 a.m.: Junction Opens for Tailgating
9 a.m.-noon: Pig Cooking Judging (parking lot northwest of Deavenport Hall)
11 a.m.: Volleyball vs. MUW [Exh.] & MSU VB Alumni Match (Newell-Grissom Building)
12 p.m.: Pig Cooking Sampling of the Grill (parking lot north of Howell Building)
1 p.m.: Maroon and White Spring Football Game (Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field)
1 p.m.: Baseball vs. Alabama (Dudy Noble Field/Polk-DeMent Stadium)

Sunday, April 14
1 p.m.: Women's Tennis vs. LSU (A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre)
1 p.m.: Soccer vs. Southern Miss [Exh.] (MSU Soccer Field)
3 p.m.: Baseball vs. Alabama (Dudy Noble Field/Polk-DeMent Stadium)

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