Mississippi State athletic director John Cohen has decided to make a hire out of the Big Ten to take over the school's baseball program. The MSU Bulldogs will be led by former Indiana coach Chris Lemonis instead of interim coach Gary Henderson.
A Mississippi State baseball fan didn't pass up the chance to drop a joke when an Omaha TV station reporter approached him during the College World Series in Nebraska. The Bulldogs are one win away from the CWS finals.
The Mississippi State baseball team is the last squad standing from the Magnolia State in the College World Series. However, Southern Miss and Ole Miss were loaded with plenty of talent as well. Here's the All-Magnolia State Baseball Team for the 2018 season.
Mississippi State's improbable road to Omaha and the College World Series would not be complete without attempting to explain how the rally banana became a thing during the NCAA regional series and super regional.
From Mississippi sports writer Rick Cleveland: Outfielder Jake Mangum is the guy who makes Mississippi State's baseball team go. He's the energy, the engine. He makes all those around him better. Why wasn't he drafted higher than the 32nd round?
The Chicago White Sox drafted Mississippi State pitcher Konnor Pilkington in the Round 3 of the MLB Draft. The East Central product was projected as high as the first round entering the year. The Bulldogs play Vandy in the Super Regional.
The Southern Miss, Ole Miss and Mississippi State baseball teams have all received NCAA tournament bids. The Rebels will play host to the Oxford Regional while the Golden Eagles will be in the Fayetteville, Arkansas, Regional. The Bulldogs go to Tallahassee.
LSU football offered Gulfport linebacker Derick Hall on Wednesday. With a long list of SEC offers, Hall took the time to discuss where LSU fits into the picture. Alabama and Georgia have also shown interest. Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Tennessee have offered
Here's a full projection for the 64-team NCAA college baseball tournament and the 16 regional hosts prior to the conference tournaments. Mississippi State is back in after sweeping Florida. Stanford is the new No. 1 overall seed and Ole Miss jumps two spots.
Southern Miss and Ole Miss finished the regular season with conference titles. USM enters the C-USA Tournament as the top seed, while Ole Miss is the No. 2 seed in the SEC. Both tournaments are this week.
Mississippi State Joe Moorhead talked about his new team on a visit to Biloxi on Tuesday. He said that he was encouraged by what he saw in former Ocean Springs star receiver Austin Williams. He also talked about Nick Fitzgerald and the rest of the SEC.
Mississippi State baseball verbal commit Logan Tanner has been impressive as a pitcher and catcher this season for George County MS High School. George County will play Desoto Central at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Pearl to beg in the Class 6A title series.
Alabama football is showing interest in Gulfport MS standout linebacker Derick Hall. The Crimson Tide may join Ole Miss and Mississippi State in the SEC battle for his commitment. South Carolina, Missouri, Tennessee and Florida State are also in the hunt.
Former Pearl River Central MS standout Anthony Hickman announced he has verbally committed to play baseball at Mississippi State University. Hickman explains how he chose the Bulldogs over other opportunities, including South Alabama.
The Mississippi State Road Dawgs Tour will stop at the Golden Nugget in Biloxi at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Football coach Joe Moorhead, women's basketball coach Vic Schaeffer and athletic director John Cohen will be in attendance.
Florida, Stanford and North Carolina are in good shape to lead the NCAA college baseball seeding for the 64-team field. Southern Miss, UConn, East Carolina, Stetson and Tennessee Tech are among the mid-major programs in the hunt to host regionals.
The George County baseball team needed some seventh-inning magic to top Harrison Central in Game 1 of the Class 6A baseball playoffs in Lucedale MS. Jarett Anders hit a walk-off grand slam to win the game. The two teams travel to Lyman Friday.