By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Last year, Victoria Vivians was a nationally recruited standout for Scott Central but decided to stay in her home state to play for Mississippi State. Following a fantastic freshman campaign for the Bulldogs, Vivians now has the opportunity to represent her country for Team USA. The 6-foot-1 wing […]

STARKVILLE Mississippi State baseball’s downward spiral continued last weekend with a sweep by Ole Miss. The Bulldogs committed a crucial error at third base in the eighth inning on Thursday that allowed the Rebels to win 4-3 then unraveled in Saturday’s finale up 7-2 with two outs in the ninth inning. MSU pitchers walked three […]

JACKSON (AP) – Southern Mississippi pitcher James McMahon and Ole Miss pitcher Scott Weathersby are among five finalists for the Ferriss Trophy. The award, which is presented by C Spire, is given annually to the state’s top college baseball player. Mississippi State first baseman Wes Rea, Jackson State infielder Melvin Rodriguez and Millsaps pitcher/infielder Keith […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State’s softball team returns to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth consecutive season. The Bulldogs (35-19) return to the Lafayette Regional for the second straight year to take on Baylor (38-15) in the opening round Friday at 5:30 p.m. Weber State and host Lafayette are also in the regional. […]

Looking Back: The Diamond Dogs were swept by arch-rival Ole Miss in Oxford. The Rebels won 4-3 Thursday, 13-10 on Friday and 8-7 in 10 innings on Saturday after MSU blew a five-run lead with two outs in the ninth. Looking Ahead: The Bulldogs travel to Tennessee to close out the regular season in hopes […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Nic Perkins’ meteoric rise from obscurity to hero continued in most dramatic fashion Saturday. But the Ole Miss freshman, in only his 13th game and fourth start, had plenty of teammates around him to share the glory. Perkins’ chopper over a drawn-in Mississippi State infield completed a comeback […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – John Cohen said last week that he may never get over losing to No. 1 LSU after Mississippi State’s potential game-winning run slipped down rounding third in the bottom of the ninth inning on April 30. Saturday’s implosion at Ole Miss will likely lead to more restless nights […]

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Errol Robinson of Ole Miss slides in safely to home during the first inning of Friday's game against Mississippi State.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss defeated Mississippi State on Friday night with a lot more effort than it appeared the Rebels would expend in the beginning. Finally, relievers Jacob Waguespack and Wyatt Short restored order, and the Rebels won 13-10 before an announced crowd of 9,739 at Swayze Field. Ole Miss […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal OXFORD – Mississippi State’s revolving door at third base continued Friday night, with Matthew Britton getting the nod at the hot corner. Britton started 37 games for MSU at third last season but has been limited to five starts this year, missing 32 games with a knee injury. The senior […]