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McDonald finishes strong on Symetra Tour

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor LONGWOOD, FL – Fulton’s Ally McDonald didn’t pick up an outright win on the 2016 Symetra Tour but she put up consistently strong showings in each tournament, and October 16th’s tour-ending Symetra Tour Championship was no different. McDonald, who has already earned her 2017 LPGA Tour card, was on the […]

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Fulton’s McDonald earns top-30 finish at LPGA Evian Championship

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE – A little over a week ago, former IAHS and Mississippi State golf standout Ally McDonald posted on her social media accounts, prior to her participation in the LPGA’s Evian Championship, along with the hashtag #FultonTakesFrance. McDonald earned her trip to play in the Evian, along with Symetra […]

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Mantachie’s DuBose picks new passion after basketball injury

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal SALTILLO – On her left ankle, 17-year-old Allie DuBose has what resembles a vine with leaves growing from it. It’s not a tattoo; it’s a scar that resulted from a persistent basketball injury. “It hurts when the weather changes or if it rains and stuff,” she said, “but for […]

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McDonald fights fatigue, will battle to make cut today

Daily Journal, wire reports LANCASTER, Pa. – Ally McDonald, the last player to get into the field, was on the leaderboard Thursday morning after a strong start at the U.S. Women’s Open. Making the turn at 2-under, the former Mississippi State standout from Fulton finished with a 4-over 74. “I was tired,” McDonald said of […]

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Fulton’s McDonald tees off at U.S. Women’s Open

Daily Journal, school reports LANCASTER, Pa. – Ally McDonald didn’t get much warning, but the All-American from Fulton was all set for today’s 7:24 a.m. tee time at the 70th U.S. Women’s Open. The former Mississippi State product was a first alternate for the event and learned Tuesday night that she had made the field […]

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McDonald improves in second round of U.S. Women’s Open

By HAILSTATE.COM PINEHURST, N.C. – Playing for her chance to stay for the weekend, Ally McDonald of the Mississippi State women’s golf team shot a lower round in her second round at the U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst No. 2, but could not escape the cut. After a 78 to open play last Thursday, the […]

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Fulton’s Ally McDonald Qualifies For U.S. Women’s Open

By HAILSTATE.COM STARKVILLE – The same day she was named a WGCA All-American, Mississippi State women’s golfer Ally McDonald qualified for the United States Women’s Open in Sanford, N.C. The 11th-rated golfer in the world and second in the United States, McDonald shot consecutive 72s to finish the two-round event at Carolina Trace Country Club […]

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McDonald ties for fourth at NCAA Championship

BY HAILSTATE.COM Special to the Times TULSA, Okla. – Making only its second appearance, the Mississippi State women’s golf team capped off a record-setting season by securing its first ever top-10 scorecard at the NCAA Championship on Friday, with Ally McDonald placing in the top-5. Entering the final round fresh off the school’s best ever […]

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MSU finishes season 12th at Sugar Grove Regional

By HAILSTATE.COM SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – One of the most successful group of seniors in program history closed out their collegiate careers on Saturday, as the Mississippi State men’s golf team finished 12th at the Sugar Grove Regional. MSU (75-over-par 939) turned in its best score of the weekend during Saturday’s third round, shooting 22-over-par […]

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McDonald surveys a green during the third round of 2013's NCAA Championships. (Photo courtesy of Lee Van Horn)

Ally McDonald recognized by Capital One for dual success

By HAILSTATE.COM STARKVILLE – For a year of great success on the course and in the classroom, Ally McDonald of the Mississippi State women’s golf team was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Team District 6 on Thursday. Selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, the Capital One teams reward […]

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McDonald surveys a green during the third round of 2013's NCAA Championships. (Photo courtesy of Lee Van Horn)

McDonald leads MSU to NCAA Championships

By HAILSTATE.COM STILLWATER, Okla. – For the second consecutive season, the Mississippi State women’s golf team is heading to the NCAA Championships. The Bulldogs tied their finish from a season ago by placing in third-place at 29-over-par 893 at the NCAA Central Regional at Karsten Creek Golf Club. MSU battled the windy conditions to fire […]

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Best in Class II: IAHS’ Nanney takes top individual golf prize

HOLLY SPRINGS – It may have been a rain-shortened Class II State Golf Tournament, but that didn’t stop Itawamba AHS’ Carlee Nanney for taking the top individual prize. The sophomore shot an 84 to best New Hope’s Mary Grace Caldwell and Cleveland’s Bretlyn Phillips by two strokes to claim the medalist honors in the state […]

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McDonald in top 15 at SEC Championship

By HAILSTATE.COM BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Playing on Easter Sunday, the Mississippi State women’s golf team produced the third-best final round of any team at the Southeastern Conference Championship, while Ally McDonald clinched a top-15 finish. With a 36-hole score of 621 entering the third round, MSU carded an 8-over-par 296 for its final round to […]

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Bulldogs place sixth, McDonald ties for third in spring opener

By HAILSTATE.COM TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Third time’s a charm as the Mississippi State women’s golf team posts its lowest score in Sunday’s third and final round of the Florida State Match-Up to finish in sixth, while Ally McDonald and Jessica Peng clinch top-10 finishes. All-American McDonald fired eight birdies in her final round to move […]

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