By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Brendan and Shannon Collins had only seen their son, Mississippi State freshman catcher Gavin Collins, play in the Hi Corbett Classic in Tucson, Ariz. But the couple travelled all the way from Lake Forest, Calif., to visit Starkville and Dudy Noble Field for the first time for the […]

TUPELO The first rule of successful entertainment is to always leave the crowd wanting more. It worked for Elvis and for Shakespeare. Why should it be any different for college baseball? When it comes to the rivalry between Ole Miss and Mississippi State, fans can’t wait for the next episode. The Rebels and Bulldogs have […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal PEARL – Ole Miss banged out 20 hits in a decisive Game 3 win against Mississippi State earlier this month, but the Rebels struggled against MSU left-handers Tuesday night. MSU first baseman Wes Rea had an error to start a two-run Ole Miss sixth but doubled home two runs in […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal PEARL – As a native of Gulfport, Mississippi State first baseman Wes Rea couldn’t help but smile holding the most valuable player trophy from Tuesday night’s Governor’s Cup. Rea went 2-for-4 with a double, drove in two and scored one himself against Ole Miss in the Bulldogs 8-3 victory. “It […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal PEARL – Ten days after playing a decisive third game in an SEC series, Ole Miss and Mississippi State will square off on a neutral field. First pitch at Trustmark Park in the Governor’s Cup game is 6:30 p.m. The game does not affect the SEC standings where the two […]

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Looking back: The Diamond Dogs went 4-0 last week winning 16-2 at home over Alcorn State and sweeping an SEC road series at Missouri. MSU won a pair of 11-inning affairs 3-2 and 9-7 against the Tigers to bookend the weekend and a 6-2 victory on Saturday. Looking ahead: The Bulldogs travel to Trustmark Park […]

Brett Pirtle rounds the bases on Sunday after hitting his first homer of the season in the top of the first. (Mississippi State)

School reports COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mississippi State worked a few extra hours on the holiday weekend on the way to its first SEC sweep of the season. Winning its second extra-inning contest of the weekend, the Bulldogs used a two-RBI single by Reid Humphreys in the top of the 11th inning to get past Missouri […]

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School reports COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mississippi State’s Ross Mitchell delivered again for the Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon. The junior left-hander threw his third complete game in six career starts to help MSU clinched a weekend SEC series by knocking off Missouri 6-2 at Taylor Stadium. No. 24 MSU (25-15, 9-8 SEC) won a conference series […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The past 12 months have not gone as planned for Mississippi State’s Torrey Dale. After redshirting his initial season, Dale had worked his way up to 260 pounds and was part of the second team at defensive end. But just a few days before the 2013 spring game, […]