STARKVILLE – No. 24 Mississippi State continues its run through the Magnolia State facing its third consecutive in-state opponent as Alcorn State travels to Starkville tonight at 6:30 p.m. The Bulldogs (22-15, 7-8) split last week’s games against Southern Miss and Ole Miss by winning an extra-inning affair from each. MSU is 12-0 all-time against […]

Looking back: The Rebels were 4-1 last week. They defeated Memphis 9-1, Murray State 8-5 then won at Mississippi State 6-1 on Friday, 12-2 on Sunday. They lost Game 2 in Starkville 6-5 in 10 innings. Looking ahead: The Rebels have no midweek games but start SEC play early, Thursday night at 6:30 at home […]

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Looking back: The Diamond Dogs split with in-state opponents last week winning a pair of extra-inning contests but also losing their second straight SEC series. MSU defeated Southern Miss 4-3 in 11-innings last Tuesday in Pearl but were outscored 23-9 by Ole Miss losing two of three on Super Bulldog Weekend. Looking ahead: The Bulldogs […]

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Jonathan Duncan has been promoted to head of the NCAA’s enforcement division. NCAA President Mark Emmert removed the interim tag Monday. Duncan is now the vice president of enforcement after taking over a department in turmoil 13 months ago. When Duncan was hired in March 2013, Emmert said he had 18 months […]

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Ole Pitcher Sam Smith kept the Mississippi State bats in check and picked up the series win on Sunday.

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – A day after watching its in-state rival rally to win with four runs in the bottom of the 10th inning, No. 19 Ole Miss made sure to not make the same mistake twice. The Rebels scored the first 10 runs on Sunday’s rubber game against 17th-ranked Mississippi State […]

STARKVILLE The buzzword that Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco used before the season began – toughness – was put to the test on Sunday. After its 10th-inning meltdown Saturday, when rival Mississippi State scored four times in the bottom of the 10th to win 6-5, Ole Miss had every chance to let the devastation linger. […]

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Mississippi State's Jake Vickerson celebrates a play on second base during Saturday's game against Ole Miss.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal STARKVILLE – With the shadows falling on Saturday afternoon Gavin Collins and Wes Rea put the “super” back into Super Bulldog Weekend. Rea’s bloop double tied the game, and Collins’ walk-off hit through the left side won it as No. 17 Mississippi State, which had scored just three runs in […]

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Mississippi State fans set an NCAA record of the largest on-campus crowd in baseball history with 15,586 fans in attendance at Saturday's game against Ole Miss at Dudy Noble Field.

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The largest crowd to ever watch a college baseball game on campus also witnessed one of the most dramatic as No. 17 Mississippi State rallied with four runs in the bottom of the 10th inning to defeat instate nemesis Ole Miss 6-5. But Bulldog fans already had reason […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Coach Dan Mullen wanted Mississippi State’s spring game to be as evenly matched as possible. Mission accomplished. Evan Sobiesk came on to kick a 28-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Maroon team to a 41-38 victory in front of a crowd of 21,710. “Somehow I […]