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.
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.
STARKVILLE --Clay Homan goes into today's NCAA Regionals with the maturity of four seniors.
STARKVILLE -- Ji Eun Baik had a one-word answer to Mississippi State women's golf making its second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Championships.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman has played and coached the game long enough to know that a quality pair of pitchers can go a very long way towards helping a team win a national championship.
STARKVILLE -- While sitting around in meetings during the middle of this season, Mississippi State pitching coach Butch Thompson brought up the idea of giving Lucas Laster more innings and opportunities
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State associate head coach/pitching coach Butch Thompson is going to have a hard time convincing fans the way he uses his bullpen is still unconventional. But Thompson also doesn't need to encourage fans his philosophy works, either. No. 20 MSU (33-19, 16-11 Southeastern Conference) will have to find ways to win games in the next few weeks with a pitching staff that has once again been built from the back end.
JONESBORO, Ark. -- The No. 11 Ole Miss baseball team used a four-run first inning and two other big innings Tuesday night to defeat Arkansas State 16-9 in front of a record crowd of 1,143 at Tomlinson Stadium.
STARKVILLE -- Jeremey Chappelle is no longer a member of the Mississippi State football program. MSU football spokesperson Bill Martin confirmed to The Dispatch that Chappelle, who was entering his senior season this fall, has left the MSU team. The wide receiver had posted a message on Facebook saying he was leaving the program.
STARKVILLE -- The No. 11 Ole Miss baseball team and the No. 20 Mississippi State baseball team each placed two finalists on the list of candidates for the 11th-annual C Spire Ferriss Trophy, the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame announced Monday.
STARKVILLE -- In a continued effort to add competitiveness to his team's non-conference schedule, Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray on Monday announced another home-and-home deal with Florida State.
STARKVILE -- When Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman took over the program three seasons ago, her primary goal was to make postseason play an expected destination every year.
STARKVILLE -- Cody Walker wasn't sure how much more he would play this season. Before this weekend, the Mississippi State baseball team's third-string catcher had only played in three Southeastern Conference games. However, it was Walker, a .198 hitter, who earned a walk-off walk against reliever Andrew Lee to lift No. 21 MSU to a 4-3 victory against Tennessee in 12 innings at Dudy Noble Field.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State pitchers Ross Mitchell and Jonathan Holder earned a giant thank you from their coaches, players, and fans Saturday night.
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.
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