SALT LAKE CITY -- The Mississippi State softball team saw its season end Friday with a 9-3 loss to Fordham in the NCAA tournament's Salt Lake City Regional.
OXFORD -- Another stellar performance from Kaitlin Lee and a string of three extra-base hits lifted the No. 13 Ole Miss softball team to a 2-0 victory against No. 22 Arizona State on Saturday afternoon in the winners' bracket game of the NCAA tournament's Oxford Regional before a crowd of 1,539, the second largest in school history.
SAN ANTONIO -- The No. 18 Southern Mississippi baseball team capped a 4-0 week that extended its winning streak to a program-record 14 games Friday with a doubleheader sweep of Texas-San Antonio at Roadrunner Field.
STARKVILLE -- The No. 8 Mississippi State baseball team's fate as the No. 5 seed in the Southeastern Conference tournament was settled before it took the field Saturday against No. 5 LSU after a three-hour rain delay.
STARKVILLE -- Even the best coaches sometimes need a lift from another source.
STARKVILLE -- Opportunities to score on LSU starting pitcher Alex Lange have been rare for the entire Southeastern Conference this season. Mississippi State had plenty on Thursday night, but none of them came to fruition.
STARKVILLE -- All is not lost. That is the message from all corners of the Mississippi State baseball program after Thursday night's 3-1 loss to LSU (37-17, 19-9 Southeastern Conference).
Rod Taylor has experienced the peaks and valleys of managing a racetrack in just a few short months.
Two years ago, Kanisha Hodges first realized she might have a chance to play softball in college.
WEST POINT -- Some of the most fun Phil Ferguson has had working in schools has been the time spent with students in sports.
CALEDONIA -- Gary Griffin always heard good things about Caledonia High School.
STARKVILLE -- If only he had played a stint with the New Orleans Baby Cakes, Andy Cannizaro would have Louisianan influences at all levels of his baseball career. Still, removed from his home state, Cannizaro knows what this weekend means for the state's baseball community.
STARKVILLE -- On Feb. 19, the Mississippi State baseball team rallied to beat Western Illinois and Texas Tech in a doubleheader at Dudy Noble Field. Little did the Bulldogs know they were setting the tone for the season.
SALT LAKE CITY -- The third-seeded Mississippi State softball team will take on No. 21 and second-seeded BYU at 5 p.m. today (ESPN3) in its first game at the NCAA tournament's Salt Lake City Regional at the Dumke Family Softball Stadium.
Mississippi State freshman Peng Pichaikool shot his best round of the NCAA Division I men's golf regionals Wednesday, while the Ole Miss and Alabama men's teams qualified for the NCAA Men's Golf National Championship.
The possibility of a return home to Durant has had Torrey Dale smiling for most of the last month.
STARKVILLE -- Andy Cannizaro has been eyeing a lineup change for a couple of weeks now. The only thing keeping him from pulling the trigger was Jake Mangum's broken hand.
STARKVILLE -- Self-deprecation wasn't in the job description for John Cohen's new role as Mississippi State director of athletics, but he mastered it anyway.
Terryonte Thomas looked long and hard to find coaches and a school that made him feel like a priority. That search often can be difficult for high school standouts looking to find the right fit for the next step in their life. But following a recruiting process that included its share of twists and turns, Thomas is relaxed after finding the fit he was looking for with coach Billy Begley and the East Mississippi Community College men's basketball program.
Jake Crosson needed a second opinion. Coming off a bogey, Crosson knew he couldn't afford another if he wanted to have a chance to win the Mississippi High School Activities Region 1, District 2 tournament at the Ole Miss Golf Club in Oxford. That's why the New Hope High School junior called coach Albert McBrayer out to the fairway to ask for some advice. Crosson faced a dog leg to the right of No. 14 and a water hazard in front of the hole. He knew he probably could reach the hole with a more aggressive shot, but he had been strong on his wedges all day, so he wanted to ask McBrayer what he thought he should do.
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