STARKVILLE -- When Kenny Rogers was asked to address the audience Wednesday, he had a story ready to go. Rogers talked about his son Blake's eighth-grade year in school.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Mississippi State team had a season-high 23 hits Wednesday night in a 15-4 victory against Alabama State at Riverwalk Stadium.
OXFORD -- Junior Brittany Finney threw a complete-game five-hitter Wednesday to lead the Ole Miss softball team to a 5-0 victory against Belmont at the Ole Miss Softball Field.
CARROLLTON, Ala. -- There is nothing routine about being dominant. But don't try to talk to Shelby Lowe about the statistics that offer indisputable evidence she is in control when she is in the circle. The only thing the Pickens Academy sophomore left-hander focuses on when she pitches is doing her job to help ensure her teammates can make the routine plays.
PEARL -- Tyler Keenan had three hits and Will Golsan had two to lead five players with multiple hits Tuesday night in the No. 4 Ole Miss baseball team's 11-3 victory against No. 12 Southern Mississippi at Trustmark Park.
STARKVILLE -- Behind senior Holly Ward's complete game, the No. 23 Mississippi State softball team shut out Alcorn State 11-0 Tuesday night at Nusz Park. Ward (11-4) recorded her fifth shutout of the season. She allowed three hits and struck out six to help the Bulldogs improve to 30-11.
STARKVILLE -- First-year defensive coordinator Bob Shoop and new linebackers coach Tem Lukabu like what they see from the Mississippi State defense.
New Hope High School senior Drew Pounders didn't want to think the bad thoughts. However, they kept popping in his head.
A 13-run first inning set the tone as the Heritage Academy baseball team swept Canton Academy in a pair of Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) Class AAA, District 2 games Tuesday night at Trip Carson Field. Heritage Academy won 17-3 and 10-1.
New Hope High School baseball coach Lee Boyd loves sending in the outfield signs at Trojan Field for a new paint job. Boyd earned the right to send in another sign Tuesday night as New Hope beat Kosciusko 6-4 to clinch the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 4A, Region 4 championship.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The No. 15 Alabama softball team took the lead first in Monday's series rubber game against No. 4 Florida, but the Gators responded with three unanswered runs to claim a 3-2 victory at Rhoads Stadium.
PEARL -- The No. 5 Ole Miss baseball team will take on No. 12 Southern Mississippi at 6 tonight at Trustmark Park. Ole Miss (27-6) will try to rebound after losing two of three games to Mississippi State last weekend in Starkville. It was the Rebels' first series loss of the season.
STARKVILLE -- Luke Alexander craned his neck toward the overcast sky and watched as what will almost certainly be the biggest moment of his Mississippi State baseball career soar away. Even he didn't think it would come in this fashion.
STARKVILLE -- In the Mississippi State baseball team's well-documented offensive struggles through March, the catcher position was offering little relief. Marshall Gilbert entered this weekend's series against No. 3 Ole Miss (27-6, 7-5 Southeastern Conference) with a .238 batting average and Dustin Skelton was getting more starts with his .193.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State safety Brandon Bryant announced on Twitter his intent to transfer from MSU Sunday morning. He had missed all eight of MSU's spring practices to date to tend to academic concerns, per MSU coach Joe Moorhead.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State's men's basketball program announced Sunday evening that forwards Xavian Stapleton and Eli Wright will transfer away from the program.
STARKVILLE -- An inning like this one has been a long time coming for the Mississippi State baseball team.
Aaron Johnson didn't feel rushed.
If ever someone was going to blow up following a basketball game it would be Denijay Harris.
Sometimes the connection is immediate.
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