OMAHA, Neb. -- Three years ago, Wes Rea made a brave decision for a young man in the Southeast. Today, he feels that decision has been validated.
Paul Salazar unloaded a crock pot from the back of a van Wednesday afternoon. Parked on the side of 13th Street, in front of what was once Rosenblatt Stadium, Salazar worked leisurely as he unloaded additional items from the vehicle. There was no rush. There was no traffic. The wind was calm and the day was beautiful.
The University of Southern Mississippi is looking for a new athletic director. University President Rodney Bennett announced Wednesday morning in Hattiesburg that the one-year contract for Jeff Hammond will not be renewed after it expires June 30.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Brett Pirtle can thank his father, Mike, for getting a scholarship offer from the Mississippi State University baseball team.
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Mississippi State University baseball coaches are trying to downplay injury concerns about left-handed pitcher Luis Pollorena.
Mississippi State University baseball broadcaster Bart Gregory had a brief conversation with his father, Larry, early Tuesday morning. "I told him to pack his bags because he was coming here," Bart Gregory said.
OMAHA, Neb. -- The last Mississippi State University baseball team to advance this far in the College World Series is watching, encouraging, and hoping the 2013 Bulldogs can keep moving forward.
OMAHA, Neb. -- "It's a business trip." These are the words Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen and his players used entering the College World Series last week. After two victories secured the Bulldogs a place in the winners' bracket and three days off without having to play a game, nothing has changed.
OMAHA, Neb. -- It's amazing to think what Trey Porter could do if he could see perfectly.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Chad Girodo hasn't had to question anything about his stuff this season.
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.
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