STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman has emphasized the need to grow the sport of softball in the state of Mississippi repeatedly in her first three seasons in Starkville.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State baseball essentially had to use a form of reverse psychology Wednesday to ignore the on-the-field thermometer at game time.
STARKVILLE -- It's as if Rick Ray saw this way Wednesday's game was coming for days. Tennessee used its physical play to dominate a undermanned Mississippi State squad in the post and then hung on in the second half for a 75-68 road victory.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State women's basketball has established an identity.
OXFORD -- The smiles returned to the faces of the Mississippi Rebels Wednesday night and as far as coach Andy Kennedy was concerned, it could not have come at a better time.
STARKVILLE -- The consensus is the Mississippi State baseball team needed a game like the one it had Tuesday night. After eight games in which its coach and its 35 players felt they were on edge, No. 18 MSU recaptured a relaxed mentality in a 13-1 victory against Mount St. Mary's at Dudy Noble Field.
STARKVILLE -- Neither head coach in tonight's game at Humphrey Coliseum is interested in what a win would mean for his team. Mississippi State's Rick Ray and Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin are too busy trying to get the victory.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State men's basketball coach Rick Ray said there's no need to explain to sophomore guard Fred Thomas why he didn't play Saturday in a 73-69 loss to Arkansas.
The numbers still stun Martha Alwal a day later. Even though the Mississippi State junior center had a little more than 24 hours to grasp the notion she scored 25 points and grabbed 23 rebounds in a victory against Ole Miss on Sunday, Alwal still thought the idea was "surreal."
STARKVILLE -- Jake Vickerson said it's not time to press the panic button. The latest result for the Mississippi State baseball team has fans scratching their heads about the team.
STARKVILLE -- Martha Alwal and the Mississippi State women's basketball team showed Sunday they can deliver when coach Vic Schaefer has had enough.
STARKVILLE -- After wading in the shallow end of the pool, the Mississippi State softball team is ready to dive into the deep end. MSU completed a weekend sweep of Big 10 Conference foe Iowa 9-1 in five innings Sunday at the MSU Softball Field. The victory extended the program's second-best start in a season to 14 straight wins.
Sharon Thompson felt like her East Mississippi Community College women's basketball coach had potential even though it had plenty of youth.
STARKVILLE -- Through seven games, there's one simple conclusion that can be reached at Dudy Noble Field: Mississippi State just isn't very good right now.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Put all of the postseason talk on hold.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray is tired of his basketball team getting pats on the back for playing hard. In the eyes of the second-year Bulldogs coach, the time for excuses making for his program is over.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The perseverance, fight, and strength of will the Mississippi State women's basketball team showcased in an upset of Vanderbilt last week were on display again Thursday night.
STARKVILLE -- John Cohen doesn't like when he has seen from his team in four games this season. The No. 7 Mississippi State baseball team will try to change its course at 4 p.m. today when it plays host to Holy Cross in the first game of a four-game weekend series at Dudy Noble Field.
STARKVILLE -- IJ Ready waited for the Arkansas men's basketball program to offer him a scholarship. At 5-foot-10, 170 pounds, Ready waited and waited.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State baseball team figured out Wednesday night they're not going to be treated like the national runner-up. MSU coach John Cohen kept his team in the clubhouse for more than 30 minutes following a 6-4 loss to Memphis at Dudy Noble Field. He then used words like "immature," "unprepared," and "selfish" to describe his club (2-2) after it committed three errors and struck out seven times.