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MSU adds juco forward to signing class

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Rick Ray added one final piece to his 2014 class at Mississippi State on Wednesday by signing...

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By Randy Rosetta Special to the Journal BATON ROUGE, La. – Here’s the weekend summed up for Mississippi State: The Bulldogs nearly doubled their hit total from the first two games against LSU and quadrupled their scoring output on Sunday. And lost. Badly. The Tigers finished off a sweep with a 17-4 rout, sending State […]

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By Randy Rosetta Special to the Journal BATON ROUGE, La. – Two high-level teams, two great pitching performances, down to the wire. And ironically, it was two mistakes that led to the only runs when LSU and Mississippi State tangled at Alex Box Stadium on Saturday night. The Tigers scratched a little more than the […]

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By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State held its second spring scrimmage inside Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday and Dak Prescott did not disappoint. The rising junior quarterback threw for 249 yards and four touchdowns and no interceptions guiding the Bulldogs’ first-team offense. “I think I improved today and in the passing game […]

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By Randy Rosetta Special to the Journal BATON ROUGE, La. – For three years, LSU’s Aaron Nola has established himself as one of the top pitchers in the SEC. It hasn’t shown much in two starts against Mississippi State, which roughed him up in his first career conference start in 2012 and got to him […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Justin Malone started four games at right guard as a redshirt freshman in 2012 and was all set to take over the job full-time this past fall. The 6-foot-7, 320-pounder indeed started Mississippi State’s season opener. But Malone’s season would be short-lived after suffering a season-ending broken foot […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Daniel Garner did not hear his name called during the 2012 MLB Draft. But it was not due to a lack of interest or talent. Garner was a Louisville Slugger All-American at Sparkman (Ala.) High School, hitting over .400 each of his final two seasons there. But the […]

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By Logan Lowery Daily Journal No. 9 Mississippi State has claimed its first three Southeastern Conference series this season. But for the Bulldogs to win a fourth, they will have to do so in one of college baseball’s most hostile venues, LSU’s Alex Box Stadium. “We feel like we’ve had a good week of preparation […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Nick Griffin was recruited to be the power back in Mississippi State’s backfield to compliment LaDarius Perkins the last three years. But torn anterior cruciate ligaments in both knees have derailed the former Perry Central standout’s college career. Now fully recovered from his second surgery in December of […]

Head coach Richard Williams pointed the way as Mississippi State battled to the 1996 Final Four. (AP file photo/Al Behrman)

JACKSON We are in the 75th year of so-called March Madness, which means we are, in Super Bowl terms, about to watch Final Four LXXV. Do the math and you know that 300 teams will have taken part in the Final Four – only one from Mississippi. In 1996, Richard Williams, a former volunteer junior […]