PEARL -- John Cohen loves to talk about how the game of baseball can be unfortunate to a player or a team. Cohen hopes the emergence of Gavin Collins and possible slump-busting hit by Wes Rea will help bring good fortune to his Mississippi State baseball team. Collins and Rea had two-run hits Tuesday to lead No. 20 MSU to a 5-3 victory against No. 16 Ole Miss in the Governors Cup game before a crowd of 8,496 at Trustmark Park.
STARKVILLE -- The starting pitcher for the No. 20 Mississippi State baseball team's game at 6:35 tonight against No. 16 Ole Miss in the Governors Cup matchup at Trustmark Park remains a mystery.
Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive wants to know the future of his league's football teams to set their schedules before the conference meetings.
STARKVILLE -- According to a national report, the Mississippi State football program won't be disciplined after an investigation involving former Alabama player Luther Davis.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The No. 24 Mississippi State baseball team took delight in working a few extra hours on the holiday weekend. Winning its second extra-inning game of the weekend, MSU used a two-run single by Reid Humphreys in the top half of the 11th inning to beat Missouri 9-7 in the final game of a three-game Easter weekend Southeastern Conference series at Taylor Stadium.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- For the second time in as many Sundays, the Mississippi State softball team clinched a Southeastern Conference series with a victory. This time, MSU used a seven-run sixth inning to erase a one-run deficit en route to an 11-7 victory against No. 4 Tennessee. MSU had led 4-1 going to the bottom of the fifth before the Lady Volunteers scored four times to take a 5-4 lead.
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COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Mississippi State junior left-hander Ross Mitchell delivered again Saturday for the No. 24 Mississippi State baseball team. With Mitchell throwing his third complete game in six career starts, MSU defeated Missouri 6-2 to clinch a weekend Southeastern Conference series at Taylor Stadium.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Before a crowd of 73,506, the White defeated the Crimson 17-13 Saturday in the Alabama football team's annual A-Day Game at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Madison Shipman and Annie Aldrete had three RBIs apiece Saturday to lead the No. 4 Tennessee softball team to an 11-5 victory against Mississippi State.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- It was a Good Friday for the No. 24 Mississippi State baseball team. An RBI single by C.T. Bradford lifted MSU to a 3-2, 11-inning victory against Missouri in the opening game of a three-game Southeastern Conference series at Taylor Stadium.
OXFORD -- Right-hander Sam Smith turned in another strong start, but No. 13 Ole Miss lost to No. 12 LSU 2-0 on Saturday in the third game of the Southeastern Conference weekend series.
Silvia Sartori knows how to perform in crunch time.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State shook up the Southeastern Conference softball standings last weekend by taking a weekend series from league leader and then third-ranked Alabama.
STARKVILLE -- John Cohen sees the job his former boss at Missouri is doing with a unique perspective. He's lived it.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray is determined to never be outsized near the basket ever again.
STARKVILLE --Mississippi State baseball wants a clean slate before the final part of the regular season. And that includes being clean shaven.
STARKVILLE -- The Ole Miss baseball team didn't let a collapse Saturday turn into a series loss. Determined not to compound its mistakes from the extra-inning loss, No. 19 Ole Miss pounded 20 hits Sunday en route to a 12-2 victory against No. 17 Mississippi State before a crowd of 10,371 at Dudy Noble Field.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman believes in playing the game, not the opponent. Stuedeman feels teams too often spend unnecessary time and energy thinking about the other team rather than focusing on what it needs to do to be successful. In the Southeastern Conference, when ranked opponents usually are in the opposing dugout, that kind of thinking can make it difficult to get results.
STARKVILLE -- Gavin Collins' mother, Shannon, just couldn't contain her joy. And who could blame her?
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