Mississippi State capped off its opening weekend with victories over Western Illinois and No. 14 Texas Tech in a Sunday doubleheader. Head coach Andy Cannizaro commented on the Bulldogs’ comebacks in both games along with sophomore second baseman Hunter Stovall and freshman reliever Riley Self.

Ole Miss, unranked in the preseason, broke into the D1Baseball.com Top 25 at No. 17 today. The Rebels swept preseason No. 10 East Carolina on opening weekend and make their poll entry one spot ahead of the Pirates and one spot behind fellow SEC member Texas A&M. Ole Miss came from behind to win each […]

A few notes and thoughts from baseball’s opening weekend … The first three games had great weather, good debuts for the freshmen, solid play all around and three wins against a very good opponent. East Carolina, ranked No. 10 by D1Baseball.com and inside the top 10 by others, may look more like a top 10 […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Division 1-3A rivals Belmont and New Site will travel different roads this week in the opening rounds of the MHSAA state basketball tournament. One’s potentially difficult. The other, maybe not. New Site’s Lady Royals, who knocked off favored Booneville 49-40 last Friday to win the Division 1-3A tournament championship, have […]

Associated Press COLLEGE STATION, Texas – No. 3 Mississippi State and No. 23 Texas A&M traded eight leads Sunday afternoon, leaving Bulldogs coach Vic Schaefer worn but pleased with the end result. “That was a heck of a ball game, and you hate somebody had to come out on the short end,” Schaefer said. “There […]

Ole Miss catcher Thomas Dillard celebrates as he comes around to score. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Somehow baseball usually seems to come back to pitching. Sophomore right-hander Dallas Woolfolk struck out five of the six batters he faced Sunday – including three straight in a bases-loaded no-out jam in the eighth – and Ole Miss completed a sweep of No. 10 East Carolina with […]

Brent Rooker, left, celebrates scoring the tying run in the bottom of the third inning against Texas Tech with teammate Dustin Skelton. (Blake Williams/ Mississippi State)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State was able to close its four-game weekend series with a doubleheader victory on Sunday. However, things weren’t easy for the Bulldogs. MSU fell behind Western Illinois 5-0 in Game 1 and trailed No. 14 Texas Tech 4-0 in the nightcap but were able to battle back […]

Former Ole Miss football player Justin Sawyer died from an apparent heart attack Saturday. Sawyer, 36, was the Rebels’ center for most of 2003, the senior season for both himself and quarterback Eli Manning. Sawyer made eight starts and appeared in 13 games that season. A native of Centreville, Sawyer played at Centreville Academy before […]


Looking Back The Rebels split two games, winning 96-76 at home against LSU and losing 98-80 at Arkansas. Looking Ahead Ole Miss is at Mississippi State on Tuesday at 8 (ESPN2) and at home against Missouri on Saturday at 2:30 (SEC Network). Who’s Hot Sophomore guard Terence Davis had a career-high 33 points against LSU […]