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Former Bulldogs Brown, Lovelady set for pro ball

Posted yesterday in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Josh Lovelady never minced words in the final weeks of his Mississippi State baseball career. Lovelady never was afraid to use the words "last time" because he appeared certain his final game in a MSU uniform also would be the last time he played organized, competitive baseball.

MSU announces hiring of Gautreau as assistant baseball coach

Posted 6/22/2017 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Louisiana's best baseball prospects have another connection to Mississippi State. On Wednesday, MSU announced baseball coach Andy Cannizaro added Jake Gautreau, his former teammate at Tulane, to his staff. Gautreau takes over Will Coggin's position as recruiting coordinator and assistant hitting coach.

MSU standout Gridley signs with Oakland A's

Posted 6/22/2017 in College Sports

Former Mississippi State shortstop Ryan Gridley announced Wednesday on Twitter he signed with Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics and decided to forgo his final season of eligibility with the Bulldogs.

New Hope's Harcrow will get shot at Mississippi Delta C.C.

Posted 6/21/2017 in High School Sports

Koby Harcrow has made it a habit to push through highs and lows. When you're not the biggest, fastest, or strongest player on the field, it sometimes can be difficult to attract attention, but Harcrow never used his physical makeup as an excuse. In fact, the New Hope High School standout pushed even harder so he could get noticed so one day he could realize his dream to play college baseball.

Starkville High's Jones signs with Southern Mississippi

Posted 6/21/2017 in High School Sports

STARKVILLE -- While Kelsey Jones has lofty college goals, her high school coach Kristie Williams sets the bar even higher.

Prescott gives back at camp at MSU

Posted 6/21/2017 in Local Sports

STARKVILLE -- Dak Prescott could have gone anywhere. But Prescott didn't have to think long when he considered destinations for the first stop on his summer tour of the Southeast following a standout rookie season for the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.

 

Crane offering new challenges to MSU men's basketball

Posted 6/20/2017 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Collin Crane's job description extends far beyond using only weights. Hired in May as strength and conditioning coach for the Mississippi State men's basketball program, Crane learned from MSU coach Ben Howland and others what the Bulldogs did in the weight room with his predecessor, David Deets. He also discovered those things weren't a top priority.

 

 

Former Ole Miss QB Wallace arrested in Clay County

Posted 6/20/2017 in College Sports

Former Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace was arrested late Saturday on a charge of driving under the influence.

 

 

MSU chooses Price as new broadcaster for football, men's basketball

Posted 6/17/2017 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Jason Crowder's best story regarding Neil Price has nothing to do with Price's on-air talents.

 

 

Budget cuts lead EMCC to drop men's golf, delay restart of women's soccer

Posted 6/17/2017 in College Sports

Thomas Huebner has faced a lot of challenges as a college administrator.

 

 

Prescott camp set for Tuesday at Mississippi State

Posted 6/17/2017 in College Sports

Anthony Colom takes youth football very seriously.

 

Different approaches for Rickman, Cooley this weekend

Posted 6/16/2017 in Local Sports

Brian Rickman and Eric Cooley will enter the Clash at The MAG this weekend with different situations for the 100-lap, $20,000-to-win Super Late Model race.

 

Former MSU standout Wilson arrested

Posted 6/16/2017 in Local Sports

STARKVILLE -- Former Mississippi State wide receiver De'Runnya Wilson was arrested in Oktibbeha County on Wednesday for disorderly conduct, driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance, and possession of marijuana in the vehicle.

 

 

Boxing champion Wilder arrested in Alabama

Posted 6/16/2017 in Local Sports

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor marijuana possession, but his lawyer says the marijuana found in his car did not belong to him.

 

 

Proffitt signs pro contact with team in Germany

Posted 6/15/2017 in Local Sports

Denis Aidoo wasn't sure if Maggie Proffitt could handle the expectations. The Kenner (La.) Angels Amateur Athletic Union girls basketball coach was confident Proffitt could score, but he didn't know if Proffitt would be able to live up the team's defensive standards.

 

 

Mangum decides to return to MSU after drafted by Yankees

Posted 6/15/2017 in College Sports

Mangum tells The Dispatch he will return for junior season

 

 

Four former Alabama golfers will play at U.S. Open

Posted 6/15/2017 in College Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Former Alabama men's golfers Bud Cauley, Dru Love, Trey Mullinax, and Justin Thomas will compete at the U.S. Open, which begins this morning at the Erin Hills course in Erin, Wisconsin.

 

 

Ole Miss baseball has five more players drafted

Posted 6/15/2017 in College Sports

OXFORD -- Five Ole Miss baseball players heard their names called Wednesday on the final day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft.

 

 

Hudson column: Cannizaro impresses by winning 40 games in first season

Posted 6/13/2017 in Local Columns

The finality of the moment wasn't lost on Brent Rooker.

 

 

Second day of MLB draft ends on quiet note for MSU

Posted 6/13/2017 in Local Sports

No current Bulldogs heard their names called in the second day of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft, but a trio of potential future members of the Mississippi State baseball program did.

 

 

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