STARKVILLE -- They don't talk much about it, meet every year at reunions, or give donations to the organization. However, Mitch Gaspard and John Cohen are part of a what they refer to as "a unique coaching fraternity down in Louisiana."
STARKVILLE -- The state of Mississippi showed its depth of college baseball talent Thursday. Mississippi State University junior outfielder Hunter Renfroe, the University of Mississippi's junior catcher Stuart Turner and junior pitcher Bobby Wahl, and the University of Southern Mississippi's senior pitcher Andrew Pierce were named to the 60-player midseason watch list for the 2013 Golden Spikes Award, USA Baseball announced.
ATLANTA -- The Southeastern Conference and ESPN on Thursday announced a 20-year agreement to operate a SEC network that is scheduled to debut in August 2014.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University men's basketball program will return to the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas for the second time in three years.
STARKVILLE -- The Twitter hashtag will need to be taken out of the end zone at Davis Wade Stadium. The NCAA Football Rules Committee sent a memo last month to the athletic departments of member schools informing them of the ban on Twitter hashtags on football fields.
STARKVILLE -- The feeling never gets old for Mississippi State University men's tennis coach Per Nilsson.
STARKVILLE -- Ask Ross Mitchell about his immediate performance on the mound and the sophomore just shrugs his shoulders.
STARKVILLE -- The five-hour bus ride home Sunday from Nashville, Tenn., seemed a lot longer to the Mississippi State University baseball team. Losing a three-game Southeastern Conference weekend series will do that to a team.
STARKVILLE -- Josh Boyd may be able to thank former teammate Fletcher Cox for being selected in the fifth round of the NFL draft by the Green Bay Packers.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University women's golf coach Ginger Brown-Lemm believed this moment would happen for her program.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The No. 3 Vanderbilt University baseball team scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning Sunday en route to an 8-3 victory against No. 16 Mississippi State University at Hawkins Field.
STARKVILLE -- The University of South Carolina softball team used two solo home runs in the top of the seventh inning Sunday to earn a 5-4 victory against Mississippi State University at the MSU Softball Field.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State is quite simply looking for a little lady luck on the softball diamond.
Sometimes you need to do a little redecorating.
STARKVILLE -- At 5-foot-8, 176 pounds, Brett Pirtle doesn't look like a typical Division I cleanup hitter. That's fine because Mississippi State University baseball coach John Cohen doesn't care or know what a typical college baseball lineup looks like anymore.
OXFORD -- After allowing two unearned runs to score in the seventh inning that erased a lead, the University of Kentucky baseball team rallied for two runs in the eighth and used solid relief pitching from sophomore Chandler Shepherd to beat No. 18 University of Mississippi 3-2 in game one of a best-of-three Southeastern Conference series at Swayze Field.
The University of Alabama football team's dominance once again carried over to the NFL draft. The two-time defending national champions became the first college team to produce three consecutive first-round picks since the common draft started in 1967 Thursday night. The New York Jets selected cornerback Dee Milliner at No. 9, then guard Chance Warmack went to the Tennessee Titans and the San Diego Chargers picked tackle D.J. Fluker.
STARKVILLE -- Darius Slay may not know when he'll be taken in the 2013 NFL draft, but he always will be able to tell people where he was when his named was called.
STARKVILLE -- Even though she wasn't a participant, Mississippi State University softball pitcher Alison Owen liked her team's result.
PEARL -- Retha Hand Henderson, a standout women's basketball player for East Mississippi Community College in the early 1950s, was one of 15 individuals inducted Tuesday night into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame at a banquet at the Clyde Muse Center on Hinds C.C.'s Rankin campus.
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