OMAHA, Neb. -- Jonathan Holder and Wes Rea aren't interested in having the 27th out of a game be a normal, boring experience.
Lee VanHorn attended the 2007 College World Series as a student at Winona High School. Fast forward six years and VanHorn is back in the Midwest again watching Mississippi State University play for a national championship. However, things are so much different this time around: The MSU graduate student finds a much heavier workload on his plate.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Tonight's College World Series battle is a classic battle of old school versus new school.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen knew he was the odd man of the group when he arrived at the news conference for the four coaches in the upper bracket of the College World Series.
Mississippi State University and Louisiana State University find themselves on opposite sides of the bracket at the College World Series. The Bulldogs and Tigers are together, though, in about every other aspect of life this week at TD Ameritrade Park.
OMAHA, Neb. -- All it takes is one pitch to change a baseball game.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Ross Mitchell was 6 years old the last time the Mississippi State University baseball team won a College World Series game in 1998.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Mississippi State University junior Adam Frazier owns a piece of history at program that has been playing baseball for 123 seasons.
Tee Payne has a flair for the dramatic. The New Hope High School standout has earned a reputation for being one of the strongest and hardest-working players on the school's football team. His tape-measure home runs also secured him a place in the baseball team's record books.
STARKVILLE -- Vic Schaefer is excited that the indoctrination process has started. The start of the 2013-14 season is still about four months away, but the Mississippi State University women's basketball coach and his coaching staff aren't waiting to introduce their new players to a more demanding set of expectations.
STARKVILLE -- Coming home isn't always a no-brainer. Coaches have to consider the tradition of a program and whether their families and children will be able to make a smooth transition if a move is made.
As part of the Presidents Cup 2014 Challenge, Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority (CLRA) and the Columbus United Soccer Club have overhauled the summer player development opportunities for soccer players in the area.
OMAHA, Neb. -- A year ago, Alex Detz knew where he was going to go to college.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Every morning Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen gets on the exercise bike and answers text messages during his workout.
Things are never the same when you go home after being away for a number of years. Somehow, things seem smaller, less vivid than the images preserved in memory.
Magnolia Motor Speedway will play host to the Columbus Convention and Visitor's Bureau Clash at the MAG tonight and Saturday.
STARKVILLE -- John Cohen knows pictures can sometimes speak louder than words in the recruiting process.
STARKVILLE -- It was all worth it. This was the consensus from members of the Mississippi State University baseball team as they stared into television cameras and faced the most media attention they've received this season.
STARKVILLE -- As a 10th-grader, Jonathan Holder stood on the mound and -- in the terms normally applied to some Biblical epic -- sort of "beheld" Wes Rea.
STARKVILLE -- Three Mississippi State University baseball players collected All-America honors Wednesday as they prepared for a trip to the College World Series.
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