STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State redshirt junior first-baseman / outfielder Brent Rooker became the second player to claim the Southeastern Conference Triple Crown by leading the league in batting average (.387), home runs (23), and RBIs (82).
The Dispatch has learned from multiple sources close to the program that Mississippi State pitcher Peyton Plumlee has been suspended for 365 days after failing a drug test during the Baton Rouge Super Regional.
Scott Wetherbee's career in collegiate athletics has taken him from California to North Carolina to Mississippi, but home has always been his native Michigan.
STARKVILLE -- The smoke was the final selling point for George Bratcher.
STARKVILLE -- Ben Howland is well aware of the expectations that await his Mississippi State men's basketball team in November. Howland doesn't deny the basis of those expectations. Last year, he coached the least experienced roster in Division I to a 16-16 record. Five of the losses came by six or fewer points in the final two months of the season.
STARKVILLE -- Aeris Williams is not one that lacks in confidence.
The Mississippi University for Women announced Friday it has been accepted into the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
STARKVILLE -- Josh Lovelady never minced words in the final weeks of his Mississippi State baseball career. Lovelady never was afraid to use the words "last time" because he appeared certain his final game in a MSU uniform also would be the last time he played organized, competitive baseball.
STARKVILLE -- Louisiana's best baseball prospects have another connection to Mississippi State. On Wednesday, MSU announced baseball coach Andy Cannizaro added Jake Gautreau, his former teammate at Tulane, to his staff. Gautreau takes over Will Coggin's position as recruiting coordinator and assistant hitting coach.
Former Mississippi State shortstop Ryan Gridley announced Wednesday on Twitter he signed with Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics and decided to forgo his final season of eligibility with the Bulldogs.
STARKVILLE -- Collin Crane's job description extends far beyond using only weights. Hired in May as strength and conditioning coach for the Mississippi State men's basketball program, Crane learned from MSU coach Ben Howland and others what the Bulldogs did in the weight room with his predecessor, David Deets. He also discovered those things weren't a top priority.
Former Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace was arrested late Saturday on a charge of driving under the influence.
STARKVILLE -- Jason Crowder's best story regarding Neil Price has nothing to do with Price's on-air talents.
Thomas Huebner has faced a lot of challenges as a college administrator.
Anthony Colom takes youth football very seriously.
Mangum tells The Dispatch he will return for junior season
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Former Alabama men's golfers Bud Cauley, Dru Love, Trey Mullinax, and Justin Thomas will compete at the U.S. Open, which begins this morning at the Erin Hills course in Erin, Wisconsin.
OXFORD -- Five Ole Miss baseball players heard their names called Wednesday on the final day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft.
STARKVILLE -- Ben Howland saw his men's basketball programs at Northern Arizona, Pittsburgh, and UCLA gain national relevance in his third season as head coach. Howland hopes the same holds true at Mississippi State.
STARKVILLE -- The doubt of it all was all but gone. By roughly 9 p.m. Monday, Mississippi State first baseman Brent Rooker knew with almost certainty he was going to be the 35th pick in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft and the newest member of the Minnesota Twins organization roughly half an hour later.
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