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Cohen, Bulldogs look for answers after 2015 season

Posted yesterday in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- For Mississippi State's baseball team, the questions about next season's team started before MSU's disappointing 2014 season ended.


MSU men's basketball adds four-star prospect Holman

Posted 5/21/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The transformation of Mississippi State's basketball program under new coach Ben Howland continues.


West Point High's Lashley backs off commitment to MSU

Posted 5/19/2015 in College Sports

WEST POINT -- In the span of two hours Monday night, Mississippi State's football program landed one of the nation's hottest high school prospects and then lost him. Scott Lashley, a four-star prospect from West Point High School, committed to the Bulldogs at approximately 6 p.m. Monday after making an unofficial visit to MSU. He is believed to have made his only public comments about his decision moments later, when a message on his personal Twitter account said, "Thanks to all the schools who recruited me, but I am committing to play for the Mississippi State Bulldogs." By 8 p.m., that message had been deleted. Those closest to Lashley said the 6-foot-7, 300-pound offensive tackle had backed off his commitment.


MSU's Gridley, Heck honored

Posted 5/19/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State's baseball team had its share of disappointments on the field this season. Off the field, one Bulldog added to an impressive legacy. Senior Seth Heck, a junior college transfer from Tacoma (Washington) Community College, was named the Southeastern Conference's Scholar Athlete of the Year for baseball for the second consecutive season. This season, Heck started 27 games at shortstop and 21 games at third base.


Tulane cancels football game vs. MSU in 2016

Posted 5/19/2015 in College Sports

Mississippi State Director of Athletics Scott Stricklin suddenly has work to do to finish MSU's 2016 football schedule. A slate that originally looked finalized when MSU announced a home-and-home deal with BYU in March now has a hole in Week 3, as Tulane informed MSU that it is canceling the Sept. 24, 2016, game in Starkville between the teams.


Oxford ends New Hope's title run

Posted 5/16/2015 in High School Sports

OXFORD -- Through two games in their Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A North State championship series, the New Hope and Oxford high school baseball teams traded thrilling wins, alternating walk-off victories. First, the Chargers celebrated thanks to a game-winning, two-run home run by Ben Bianco for a 3-2 win in Game 1 Tuesday night. On Thursday night, the Trojans countered with a game-winner of their own, a solo home run by junior catcher Will Godfrey that gave new Hope a 1-0 win and pushed the series to a Game 3. There wasn't a walk-off in the finale.


MSU baseball team will try to keep postseason hopes alive

Posted 5/14/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Trevor Fitts never imagined his Mississippi State baseball career could end like this. The senior closer was part of MSU's run to the College World Series and national championship series in 2013. He also enjoyed NCAA regional appearances as a freshman in 2012 and as a junior in 2014.


McBride hopes to win title at SEC meet at MSU

Posted 5/14/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- One by one, Mississippi State track and field athletes gushed Tuesday about the opportunity to compete for a conference championship on their home turf during a news conference at MSU's Humphrey Coliseum. Each athlete questioned about the advantages of MSU playing host to the Southeastern Conference Championships for the first time since 2002 talked about the advantage of being able to sleep at home, to avoid strenuous travel, and to compete in familiar surroundings.


MSU's Bougard targets SEC title

Posted 5/13/2015 in College Sports

Funny how greatness can sometimes come from just a small idea. That's what happened with Mississippi State track and field standout Erica Bougard. As a sophomore six years ago at Byhalia High School, a Class 1A program in north Mississippi, Bougard had shown promise on the basketball court for the Indians. One day, though, she was inspired to try another sport.


Mullen talks about developing talent for NFL

Posted 5/13/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Preston Smith is a Washington Redskin. Benardrick McKinney is a member of the Houston Texans. Josh Robinson is settling in with the Indianapolis Colts.Malcolm Johnson recently signed a contract with the Cleveland Browns. The coach who found them, Mississippi State's Dan Mullen, is looking forward to the next crop of undiscovered gems that can become standouts in Starkville.


Arrest of former MSU player Love expunged from his record

Posted 5/13/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The arrest of former Mississippi State cornerback Jamerson Love was expunged from his record Tuesday. Love, a product of Aberdeen High School and a four-year performer for the Bulldogs, was arrested in early April and charged with simple domestic violence. At 6:02 p.m. April 9, the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office received a call about a disturbance regarding a female in distress on Inverness Road in Starkville.


MSU clings to postseason hopes

Posted 5/12/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State baseball team's five-run collapse in the ninth inning of Saturday's series finale at Ole Miss did more than secure a season sweep for the Rebels. The loss also put the Bulldogs on the brink of elimination for the postseason.


Ole Miss stuns MSU to earn sweep

Posted 5/9/2015 in College Sports

OXFORD -- As Ole Miss designated hitter Nic Perkins rounded first base moments after delivering the game-winning single in a stunning, come-from-behind 8-7 win against Mississippi State on Saturday, he turned and saw his teammates running in his direction. As the celebratory victory pile took place just beyond first base at Swayze Field, members of MSU's baseball team slowly walked through and around the Rebels.


MSU's walks pave way for Ole Miss' rally

Posted 5/9/2015 in College Sports

OXFORD -- Just throw strikes. It's the mantra Mississippi State baseball coach John Cohen has repeated all season. Its importance reared its head in the ninth inning Saturday in Ole Miss' come-from-behind 8-7 victory against MSU in 10 innings. After limiting Ole Miss to three walks and two runs through 8 2/3 innings, MSU walked three in the ninth and allowed Ole Miss to erase a 7-2 lead.


Robinson's double lifts Ole Miss past Mississippi State

Posted 5/7/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Twice, Mississippi State outfielders played shallow when Ole Miss shortstop Errol Robinson came to the plate with runners in scoring position during the series opener between the arch-rivals Thursday night.


Houston emerges as top arm out of MSU bullpen

Posted 5/6/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- It took a simple adjustment for Zac Houston to become more comfortable on the mound for Mississippi State's baseball team.


Starkville High's Mitchell accepts Arkansas job

Jamie Mitchell admits it was going to take a special opportunity to make him leave his post at Starkville High School's football coach.


MSU baseball has little margin for error

Posted 5/5/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- With six games remaining in the regular season, the goals have shifted for the Mississippi State baseball team. At 24-24 (8-16 Southeastern Conference), MSU is No. 100 in the Ratings Percentage Index (RPI), meaning an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament is a long shot. MSU's players have embraced a potential spot in the SEC tournament as a way to cling to postseason hopes.


Smith, McKinney headline MSU draft class of five

Posted 5/2/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Both Preston Smith and Benardrick McKinney waited patiently to hear their names called in the NFL Draft, a wait that lasted through the First Round on Thursday.


MSU baseball knocks off No. 1 LSU in 12 innings

Posted 5/2/2015 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Following Mississippi State's 11-4 loss to No. 1 LSU Friday night, Bulldogs' coach John Cohen explained what he wanted to see from his players.



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