HOOVER, Ala. -- Brett Pirtle looked at amazement at the scoreboard. "Did I think we'd win 12-0 and get a run rule? No," Pirtle said. "It was good to see the bats get going, but you can't ever expect to show up at the ballpark and do this to a great team."
HOOVER, Ala. -- Jacob Lindgren promised his coaches Wednesday he'd give them a signal if he was able to pitch. It must have been one heck of a signal.
If nothing else, the world of sports can teach the participants there are no guarantees in life. While the New Hope High School baseball team set the modest goal of repeating as Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A state champions this season, the Trojans knew one injury or other bad fortune could turn the dream into a nightmare.
Tom Velek wants to put on a good show. As tournament director for the Mississippi Soccer Association's President's Cup, Velek has spent much of the past week making sure all of the details have been taken care of for Columbus' first opportunity to play host to what he called "Mississippi's biggest soccer party."
West Jones High School baseball coach Joey Ward feels like his Mustangs will have a chance this weekend if they can play some tight games. West Jones (24-10) will try to put that plan into action at 7 tonight when it takes on defending state champion New Hope (30-3) in Game 1 of a best-of-three series for the Mississippi High School Activities Association's Class 5A state championship at Trustmark Park in Pearl.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The No. 10 Ole Miss baseball team had its chances but couldn't take advantage, leaving seven men on base -- including four in scoring position -- in a 2-1 loss to Arkansas on Day 2 of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Asked how he suddenly managed to become a significant pitching factor for Mississippi State and Lucas Laster just smiles.
HOOVER, Ala. -- One pitch.
The New Hope High School baseball team is back in a familiar position.
Justin Wofford is an example of how channel surfing can promote a healthy lifestyle.
Talk about terrible timing.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State women's golf coach Ginger Brown-Lemm was asked what she thought it would mean to the program by making back-to-back NCAA Championships.
STARKVILLE -- It's almost become a tradition at the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament to try and find the schools with something to play for and the teams wanting to go home immediately.
WEST POINT -- Oak Hill Academy basketball coach Brian Middleton has had so much fun coaching the boys team at the school, he has decided to double that pleasure.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Before the 2014 season started, Mississippi State fans, coaches and even probably players would've gambled everything on the situation they had in both the sixth and eighth innings.
COLLEGE STATION, Tex. -- The Rebels fought back to take a lead in the seventh, but miscues in the eighth inning proved to be too much to overcome as No. 11 Ole Miss (40-16, 19-11 SEC) fell to Texas A&M (33-23, 14-16 SEC) by a score of 9-6 Saturday in the series finale.
LAFAYETTE, La. -- Mississippi State notched its first postseason win of the year with a 5-3 win over Texas Southern Saturday in the Lafayette Regional being held at Lamson Park. The excitement was short-lived as later Saturday Texas bounced MSU with a 4-3 win.
OXFORD -- It would just serve to reason New Hope High School senior Taylor Stafford would make fans of rival Oxford miserable.
WEST POINT -- If George Bryan didn't pick up the phone, Jane Blalock might never have found a location for the 2014 ISPS Handa Cup.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Five players had two hits or more and Alex Detz had a career-high five RBIs Thursday night to lead the No. 20 Mississippi State baseball team to a 9-4 victory against No. 19 Alabama at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The Bulldogs (34-19, 17-11 Southeastern Conference) scored three runs in the fifth and sixth innings to break a 1-1 tie and remain one game behind Ole Miss in the SEC's Western Division.
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