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.
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.
Closer look at SEC football teams scheduling plans for 2016
1. Heritage Academy wins boys' basketball state championship HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. MSU men knock off South Carolina in overtime HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Columbus boys move within three wins of state title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. West Lowndes drops playoff contest at home HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. New Hope earns trip to Jackson HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS