NEW YORK -- Mississippi State All-American offensive guard Gabe Jackson fulfilled a lifelong dream by reaching the NFL as he was selected by the Oakland Raiders with the 81st overall pick in the third round of the NFL draft on Friday night.
STARKVILLE -- Ben Bracewell has seen it all in his five years at Mississippi State. From the lows of suffering season-ending surgeries to the heights of being a key contributor last year in a run to the College World Series, Bracewell is one of the few Bulldogs who has experienced every emotion at Dudy Noble Field.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State baseball coach John Cohen keeps saying his players know what's at stake as they jockey for postseason position in final month of the regular season.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Stansbury may find himself coaching on the visitors bench at Humphrey Coliseum. The former Mississippi State men's basketball coach will be back on the Division I sidelines as an assistant coach. On Wednesday, multiple sources confirmed to The Dispatch that Stansbury had agreed to join the Texas A&M coaching staff as an assistant to head coach Billy Kennedy. The Aggies announced the decision Wednesday night.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State offensive line coach John Hevesy almost teared up this spring when asked what his first practice in five years was like without Gabe Jackson.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The No. 16 Kentucky softball team used a walk-off single from Nikki Sagermann to claim a 4-3 nine-inning victory against Mississippi State in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference tournament. The Bulldogs trailed 3-0 entering the top of the sixth before freshman Katie Anne Bailey tied the contest with a bases-clearing triple. The loss eliminates the Bulldogs from the SEC tournament.
STARKVILLE --Mississippi State baseball coach John Cohen has normally had a one-word theme for his team. Coming into the stretch run of the 2014 season that word now is focus.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman says freshman third baseman Carolin Seitz has some freak in her.
STARKVILLE -- Without a legal decision rendered yet, franchises will likely know their professional answer to even having Charles Siddoway on their draft boards.
STARKVILLE -- After throwing the only road shutout in league play this season Saturday at Auburn, Mississippi State redshirt junior left-hander Ross Mitchell was named Southeastern Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State men's golf coach Clay Homan came to the NCAA Regional selection party Monday morning with a clipboard, pen, and a wish list. By the end of the selection show, Homan and his players received everything they wanted: a second-straight postseason berth and a destination that kept them away from defending national champion Alabama and a site without a home-course advantage for the host.
STARKVILLE -- Being a counselor is part of the job description of any coach. Nobody knows that better than Mississippi State women's golf coach Ginger Brown-Lemm, who had to make sure her team forgot about the Southeastern Conference Championships.
AUBURN, Ala. -- After using dominant pitching to win the first two games of the series, the Mississippi State baseball team broke out the bats Sunday afternoon. MSU had a season-high 19 hits and finished a three-game sweep of Auburn with 12-1 victory at Plainsman Park. The Bulldogs broke open a tight game by scoring eight times in the seventh inning.
STARKVILLE -- Dan Mullen says he never has had a problem scheduling major conference opponents. On Wednesday, the Mississippi State football coach said in a Southeastern Conference teleconference he is concerned about his school's ability to get teams from the other major conferences to play a game at Davis Wade Stadium.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Mississippi State softball team used a solo home run by freshman Caroline Seitz in the seventh inning to break a tie and beat No. 25 LSU 4-3 on Sunday at Tiger Park. Seitz went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored to help MSU (38-18, 10-14 Southeastern Conference) close the regular season with a victory.
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STARKVILLE -- The message is clear in the Mississippi State baseball locker room: The chemistry is good and not to be tampered with following a disappointing loss Wednesday night. MSU needs its chemistry to be solid as it prepares to face Auburn at 6 tonight in Game 1 of a three-game Southeastern Conference series in Auburn, Ala.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State senior second baseman Heidi Shape admits it has taken a little bit longer than she and her teammates would have liked.
STARKVILLE -- It's now becoming an alarming trend for the home team at Dudy Noble Field.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State fans love to manage John Cohen's baseball team more than any other sport on campus. With so many unpaid coaches in the stands and watching from home, Cohen normally sounds like he is justifying his moves to fans who aren't at practice, aren't watching film of previous games, and haven't seen what he has seen in more than 20 years as a coach.
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