HOOVER, Alabama -- The Mississippi State baseball team's Southeastern Conference schedule has kept starting pitcher Konnor Pilkington from having a normal routine. This time, a schedule tweak might help him.
HOOVER, Alabama -- For a man who used to make his living as a baseball scout, Mississippi State baseball coach Andy Cannizaro isn't afraid to recite the numbers. When it comes to battling for Brent Rooker, the numbers are all Cannizaro needs.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Eric Stovall remembers the smallest details of the day his son, Hunter, was born. On Sept. 5, 1996, Eric carried Hunter, seemingly healthy even if six weeks premature, from the delivery room to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Brookwood Hospital. After a few minutes, he went to retrieve his mother-in-law to see Hunter. Eric turned the corner to see his son being revived.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Sydney Springfield hit a two-run home run, and junior right-hander Carley Hoover allowed only four hits in relief to lead the No. 13 seed and No. 18 LSU softball team to a 5-1 victory against No. 14 Louisiana in the final game of the NCAA tournament's Baton Rouge Regional at Tiger Park.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The No. 9 seed Ole Miss baseball team will take on No. 8 seed and No. 20 Auburn at 4:30 p.m. today (SEC Network) in an elimination game at the Southeastern Conference tournament at the Hoover Met.
STARKVILLE -- Time will tell if the rest of college baseball agrees with what Mississippi State baseball coach Andy Cannizaro has been saying for months: Brent Rooker is the best player in college baseball.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alexis Osorio was dominant in the circle, and Reagan Dykes worked a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday to lift the No. 16 national seed and No. 15 Alabama softball team to a 1-0 victory against unseeded and No. 1 Minnesota in Game 3 of the NCAA tournament's Tuscaloosa Regional at Rhoads Stadium.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State baseball team lost the West on walks. After losing the first game of the three-game series to LSU on Thursday, MSU had to win the final two games of the three-game series to have a chance to win the Southeastern Conference's Western Division. But MSU learned Friday night walking 11 isn't a recipe for success.
SALT LAKE CITY -- The Mississippi State softball team saw its season end Friday with a 9-3 loss to Fordham in the NCAA tournament's Salt Lake City Regional.
OXFORD -- Another stellar performance from Kaitlin Lee and a string of three extra-base hits lifted the No. 13 Ole Miss softball team to a 2-0 victory against No. 22 Arizona State on Saturday afternoon in the winners' bracket game of the NCAA tournament's Oxford Regional before a crowd of 1,539, the second largest in school history.
SAN ANTONIO -- The No. 18 Southern Mississippi baseball team capped a 4-0 week that extended its winning streak to a program-record 14 games Friday with a doubleheader sweep of Texas-San Antonio at Roadrunner Field.
STARKVILLE -- The No. 8 Mississippi State baseball team's fate as the No. 5 seed in the Southeastern Conference tournament was settled before it took the field Saturday against No. 5 LSU after a three-hour rain delay.
STARKVILLE -- Opportunities to score on LSU starting pitcher Alex Lange have been rare for the entire Southeastern Conference this season. Mississippi State had plenty on Thursday night, but none of them came to fruition.
STARKVILLE -- All is not lost. That is the message from all corners of the Mississippi State baseball program after Thursday night's 3-1 loss to LSU (37-17, 19-9 Southeastern Conference).
STARKVILLE -- If only he had played a stint with the New Orleans Baby Cakes, Andy Cannizaro would have Louisianan influences at all levels of his baseball career. Still, removed from his home state, Cannizaro knows what this weekend means for the state's baseball community.
STARKVILLE -- On Feb. 19, the Mississippi State baseball team rallied to beat Western Illinois and Texas Tech in a doubleheader at Dudy Noble Field. Little did the Bulldogs know they were setting the tone for the season.
SALT LAKE CITY -- The third-seeded Mississippi State softball team will take on No. 21 and second-seeded BYU at 5 p.m. today (ESPN3) in its first game at the NCAA tournament's Salt Lake City Regional at the Dumke Family Softball Stadium.
Mississippi State freshman Peng Pichaikool shot his best round of the NCAA Division I men's golf regionals Wednesday, while the Ole Miss and Alabama men's teams qualified for the NCAA Men's Golf National Championship.
STARKVILLE -- Andy Cannizaro has been eyeing a lineup change for a couple of weeks now. The only thing keeping him from pulling the trigger was Jake Mangum's broken hand.
STARKVILLE -- Self-deprecation wasn't in the job description for John Cohen's new role as Mississippi State director of athletics, but he mastered it anyway.
1. CCA's Shaw leads group of baseball All-Stars HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Game notes: Rooker delivers again for MSU COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Kegler reportedly will leave MSU COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Rooker's wish granted against Arkansas COLLEGE SPORTS
5. MSU track and field qualifies four for NCAA Nationals COLLEGE SPORTS