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  • Brian Dozier hits 4th career walk-off home run

    Brian Dozier hits 4th career walk-off home run

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:15:49 GMT
    Rays and Twins tied at 7 in the bottom of the 10th, former Southern Miss Golden Eagle Brian Dozier steps up with the bases loaded and he unloads them with a walk-off grand slam home run. That marks his 4th career walk-off home run. Twins win 11-7 in 10 innings.  Copyright WLBT 2018. All Rights Reserved.More >>
    Rays and Twins tied at 7 in the bottom of the 10th, former Southern Miss Golden Eagle Brian Dozier steps up with the bases loaded and he unloads them with a walk-off grand slam home run. That marks his 4th career walk-off home run. Twins win 11-7 in 10 innings.  Copyright WLBT 2018. All Rights Reserved.More >>
  • M-Braves fall to Blue Wahoos 12-9 in 11-inning contest

    M-Braves fall to Blue Wahoos 12-9 in 11-inning contest

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:12:28 GMT
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Mississippi Braves (12-12, 41-53) fell to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (16-8, 46-46) 12-9 in Sunday evening's 11 inning affair at Trustmark Park. Sunday's game was a battle as both teams traded punches throughout the entire contest. Despite the loss, M-Braves second baseman, Alejandro Salazar posted a career offensive night after going 5-for-5 with a 2B, 3 R, 2 RBI and a BB. For the 21-year old Salazar, his 5-for-5 performance on Sunday n...More >>
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Mississippi Braves (12-12, 41-53) fell to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (16-8, 46-46) 12-9 in Sunday evening's 11 inning affair at Trustmark Park. Sunday's game was a battle as both teams traded punches throughout the entire contest. Despite the loss, M-Braves second baseman, Alejandro Salazar posted a career offensive night after going 5-for-5 with a 2B, 3 R, 2 RBI and a BB. For the 21-year old Salazar, his 5-for-5 performance on Sunday n...More >>
  • Alex Jackson promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett

    Alex Jackson promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:44:01 GMT
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Atlanta Braves have made the following roster move affecting the M-Braves roster before tonight's 5:00 pm series opener against Pensacola at Trustmark Park. C Alex Jackson has been promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett.  Jackson, 22, batted .200 (45-for-225) with 12 doubles, one triple, five home runs and 24 RBI in 64 games this season. Jackson has been one of the top defensive catchers in the Southern League this season, posti...More >>
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Atlanta Braves have made the following roster move affecting the M-Braves roster before tonight's 5:00 pm series opener against Pensacola at Trustmark Park. C Alex Jackson has been promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett.  Jackson, 22, batted .200 (45-for-225) with 12 doubles, one triple, five home runs and 24 RBI in 64 games this season. Jackson has been one of the top defensive catchers in the Southern League this season, posti...More >>
  • Mississippi represented in MLB Futures Game

    Mississippi represented in MLB Futures Game

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:41:42 GMT
    The 2018 MLB Futures Game features plenty of Mississippi talent. Scoreless in the bottom of the 1st inning and former Mississippi State Bulldog Nate Lowe batting cleanup for the U.S.A. Team. With a man on second and two outs, Lowe rips it to center field, Brendan Rogers rounds third and scores. Lowe tries to stretch it to a double, but he's thrown out to end the frame. He still gets the RBI and finishes 1 of 2 on the day. To the fifth inning, another M...More >>
    The 2018 MLB Futures Game features plenty of Mississippi talent. Scoreless in the bottom of the 1st inning and former Mississippi State Bulldog Nate Lowe batting cleanup for the U.S.A. Team. With a man on second and two outs, Lowe rips it to center field, Brendan Rogers rounds third and scores. Lowe tries to stretch it to a double, but he's thrown out to end the frame. He still gets the RBI and finishes 1 of 2 on the day. To the fifth inning, another M...More >>
  • New JSU AD having "positive and fun" first 10 days

    New JSU AD having "positive and fun" first 10 days

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-07-15 04:09:29 GMT
    Ashley Robinson has been at the helm for over 10 days and is continuing the hype especially when getting people to those games.  "Very excited, very excited! Season tickets is up now. I encourage everyone to purchase season tickets. We're doing an magnificent job. Our ticket office is doing a good job getting information out there. I know people are seeing the billboards and the city bleed the blue. My theme is building on tradition, blazing new trails. We're excited about ...More >>
    Ashley Robinson has been at the helm for over 10 days and is continuing the hype especially when getting people to those games.  "Very excited, very excited! Season tickets is up now. I encourage everyone to purchase season tickets. We're doing an magnificent job. Our ticket office is doing a good job getting information out there. I know people are seeing the billboards and the city bleed the blue. My theme is building on tradition, blazing new trails. We're excited about ...More >>
  • Dak Prescott's camp kicks off in Starkville.

    Dak Prescott's camp kicks off in Starkville.

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-07-15 04:00:54 GMT
    Dak Prescott threw his football camp to a full crowd of kids and fans. The former Mississippi State quarterback got to teach kids the fundamentals of football and an opportunity for them to meet the Dallas Cowboy himself.  "It means a lot, I mean it's humbling, just to say the least. Just to be here, knowing everything i went through here, this is where i grew up and took that next step in my life and became a man. So just to be able to come back to these kids and see myse...More >>
    Dak Prescott threw his football camp to a full crowd of kids and fans. The former Mississippi State quarterback got to teach kids the fundamentals of football and an opportunity for them to meet the Dallas Cowboy himself.  "It means a lot, I mean it's humbling, just to say the least. Just to be here, knowing everything i went through here, this is where i grew up and took that next step in my life and became a man. So just to be able to come back to these kids and see myse...More >>
  • Malcolm Butler Football Camp brought fun and competition to Vicksburg

    Malcolm Butler Football Camp brought fun and competition to Vicksburg

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-07-15 03:53:58 GMT
    Vicksburg's best is back in town. Super Bowl 49 hero, Malcolm Butler kicked off his youth football camp today at his old stomping grounds.  Coming back to the Sip, for Butler, can be relaxing and surreal. Putting on camps isn't another excuse for this player to look good on Instagram, but instead bring something positive and to local kids.  "As a kid, I always wanted to go to camps that was too far, or the weren't in Vicksburg, Mississippi. So, you know I worked hard ...More >>
    Vicksburg's best is back in town. Super Bowl 49 hero, Malcolm Butler kicked off his youth football camp today at his old stomping grounds.  Coming back to the Sip, for Butler, can be relaxing and surreal. Putting on camps isn't another excuse for this player to look good on Instagram, but instead bring something positive and to local kids.  "As a kid, I always wanted to go to camps that was too far, or the weren't in Vicksburg, Mississippi. So, you know I worked hard ...More >>
  • SWAC Media Day takes center stage in Birmingham

    SWAC Media Day takes center stage in Birmingham

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:05:34 GMT

    Alcorn State RB P.J. Simmons was named the SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Vicksburg native & Grambling LB De'Arius Christmas was named the SWAC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

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    Alcorn State RB P.J. Simmons was named the SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Vicksburg native & Grambling LB De'Arius Christmas was named the SWAC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

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  • Mississippi State Athletics reduces concession prices at all venues

    Mississippi State Athletics reduces concession prices at all venues

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:18:02 GMT

    Stadium cup sodas, which were previously in the $5-7 range, will now cost $3 for a 22-ounce and $4 for a 44-ounce. Bottled water in the 20-ounce size has been slashed in half from $4 to $2. Hot dogs, nacho trays and soft pretzels have been reduced by $3, going from $5 to $2.

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    Stadium cup sodas, which were previously in the $5-7 range, will now cost $3 for a 22-ounce and $4 for a 44-ounce. Bottled water in the 20-ounce size has been slashed in half from $4 to $2. Hot dogs, nacho trays and soft pretzels have been reduced by $3, going from $5 to $2.

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  • Provine DE De'Monte Russell commits to 2019 Under Armour All-American Game

    Provine DE De'Monte Russell commits to 2019 Under Armour All-American Game

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:12:11 GMT
    Source: All-American GameSource: All-American Game

    Ram City will be on the national stage.

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    Ram City will be on the national stage.

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  • Mississippi State's Banana Boys donate $3,000 to Batson Children's Hospital

    Mississippi State's Banana Boys donate $3,000 to Batson Children's Hospital

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:15:51 GMT

    Storm Davis and Chip Goza gave back Thursday afternoon.

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    Storm Davis and Chip Goza gave back Thursday afternoon.

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  • Hinds Eagle Khance Meyers advances to 200m final in IAAF U20 World Championship

    Hinds Eagle Khance Meyers advances to 200m final in IAAF U20 World Championship

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:01:31 GMT
    Source: IAAFSource: IAAF
    Source: IAAFSource: IAAF

    Hinds Community College is known for world class track and field. Meyers is the latest Eagle to shine on a global stage.

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    Hinds Community College is known for world class track and field. Meyers is the latest Eagle to shine on a global stage.

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  • 2018 SWAC Football Championship, 2019 basketball tournaments will be held in Birmingham

    2018 SWAC Football Championship, 2019 basketball tournaments will be held in Birmingham

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:52:34 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the Birmingham Crossplex -- will host the 2019 SWAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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    With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the Birmingham Crossplex -- will host the 2019 SWAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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  • Presley Baggett continues stellar summer on the links

    Presley Baggett continues stellar summer on the links

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-07-12 03:14:39 GMT

    The Germantown alum & LSU signee spent the 4th of July winning one of the biggest events in the country: The 40th North & South Junior at Pinehurst No. 2. Baggett won at the same course that Payne Stewart and other golf greats conquered.

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    The Germantown alum & LSU signee spent the 4th of July winning one of the biggest events in the country: The 40th North & South Junior at Pinehurst No. 2. Baggett won at the same course that Payne Stewart and other golf greats conquered.

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  • Ole Miss and Mississippi State announce players heading to SEC Media Days

    Ole Miss and Mississippi State announce players heading to SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:15:21 GMT
    Source: SECSource: SEC
    Source: SECSource: SEC

    The event will be at the College Football Hall of Fame for the first time. Ole Miss takes the stage Tuesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time. Mississippi State will speak Wednesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time.

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    The event will be at the College Football Hall of Fame for the first time. Ole Miss takes the stage Tuesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time. Mississippi State will speak Wednesday from 8:00am until 12:15pm central time.

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  • Jackson Prep's Ricky Black reflects on winning NHSACA National HS Football Coach of the Year

    Jackson Prep's Ricky Black reflects on winning NHSACA National HS Football Coach of the Year

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-07-10 20:00:14 GMT

    Black has led the Patriots to six consecutive MAIS state championships. He has 371 wins in a career that's spanned 37 seasons.

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    Black has led the Patriots to six consecutive MAIS state championships. He has 371 wins in a career that's spanned 37 seasons.

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  • MSU women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer signs four-year contract extension

    MSU women's basketball coach Vic Schaefer signs four-year contract extension

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:00:00 GMT
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    Schaefer has taken the Bulldogs to unprecedented heights in school history, highlighted by the program's first SEC regular-season crown en route to a school-record and nation’s-most 37 wins.

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    Schaefer has taken the Bulldogs to unprecedented heights in school history, highlighted by the program's first SEC regular-season crown en route to a school-record and nation’s-most 37 wins.

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  • Alcorn State alum Breanna O'Leary makes NASCAR history

    Alcorn State alum Breanna O'Leary makes NASCAR history

    Sunday, July 8 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-07-08 23:06:35 GMT
    Source: Rick Ware RacingSource: Rick Ware Racing
    Source: Rick Ware RacingSource: Rick Ware Racing

    O'Leary and Brehanna Daniels are the first women to perform over-the-wall pit crew duties for the same NASCAR team. Breanna changed tires for the #51 car at Daytona.

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    O'Leary and Brehanna Daniels are the first women to perform over-the-wall pit crew duties for the same NASCAR team. Breanna changed tires for the #51 car at Daytona.

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  • M-Braves Edge Out In-State Rival 3-2 in Series Finale

    M-Braves Edge Out In-State Rival 3-2 in Series Finale

    Saturday, July 7 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-07-08 03:08:24 GMT
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Mississippi Braves (36-50) edged out their in-state rival, the Biloxi Shuckers (48-37) 3-2 in the series finale at Trustmark Park on Saturday night. After falling to the Shuckers on Friday night, the M-Braves bounced back on Saturday to capture the series victory. M-Braves center fielder, Connor Lien proved to be the hero of the game after delivering a go-ahead two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning. On the night, Lien went ...More >>
    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Mississippi Braves (36-50) edged out their in-state rival, the Biloxi Shuckers (48-37) 3-2 in the series finale at Trustmark Park on Saturday night. After falling to the Shuckers on Friday night, the M-Braves bounced back on Saturday to capture the series victory. M-Braves center fielder, Connor Lien proved to be the hero of the game after delivering a go-ahead two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning. On the night, Lien went ...More >>
  • Christian Ringo holds football camp in Jackson

    Christian Ringo holds football camp in Jackson

    Saturday, July 7 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-07-08 01:20:00 GMT
    Jackson native Christian Ringo is entering his 4th season in the NFL and was happy to host a football camp at Smith-Wills Stadium to give young athletes the chance to learn from the best.  "It's a special day," Ringo said. "We have the kids out here and they're excited with a lot of energy."  Saturday was all about the kids, but Ringo said this off-season he's just motivated to make the Detroit Lions final roster.   "Right now I just wan...More >>
    Jackson native Christian Ringo is entering his 4th season in the NFL and was happy to host a football camp at Smith-Wills Stadium to give young athletes the chance to learn from the best.  "It's a special day," Ringo said. "We have the kids out here and they're excited with a lot of energy."  Saturday was all about the kids, but Ringo said this off-season he's just motivated to make the Detroit Lions final roster.   "Right now I just wan...More >>
  • Mississippi College partners with BSN Sports & Nike

    Mississippi College partners with BSN Sports & Nike

    Friday, July 6 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-07-07 03:06:02 GMT
    Press release from Mississippi College.  The Mississippi College Athletic Department today announced that it has entered into a 5-year partnership with NIKE through BSN SPORTS. The agreement, which will commence on July, 2018 is part of BSN SPORTS Collegiate Select program, which aims to make BSN SPORTS a one-stop provider for all collegiate athletic, intramural, club and staff apparel and equipment to all D1, DII, D3, NJCAA and NAIA schools. The a...More >>
    Press release from Mississippi College.  The Mississippi College Athletic Department today announced that it has entered into a 5-year partnership with NIKE through BSN SPORTS. The agreement, which will commence on July, 2018 is part of BSN SPORTS Collegiate Select program, which aims to make BSN SPORTS a one-stop provider for all collegiate athletic, intramural, club and staff apparel and equipment to all D1, DII, D3, NJCAA and NAIA schools. The a...More >>
  • MLB All-Star Futures Game rosters packed with prospects

    MLB All-Star Futures Game rosters packed with prospects

    Friday, July 6 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-07-06 22:28:56 GMT
    Rosters for the MLB All-Star Futures Game were revealed Friday.  Former Mississippi State Ace Dakota Hudson and his former MSU teammate, Nathaniel Lowe, will reunite at Nationals Park. Hudson is currently in Triple-A with the Memphis Redbirds while Lowe is in Double-A with the Montgomery Biscuits.  Current Mississippi Brave Kyle Wright makes the roster along with current Biloxi Shucker Keston Hiura. "I think it's pretty cool to have my name included with a...More >>
    Rosters for the MLB All-Star Futures Game were revealed Friday.  Former Mississippi State Ace Dakota Hudson and his former MSU teammate, Nathaniel Lowe, will reunite at Nationals Park. Hudson is currently in Triple-A with the Memphis Redbirds while Lowe is in Double-A with the Montgomery Biscuits.  Current Mississippi Brave Kyle Wright makes the roster along with current Biloxi Shucker Keston Hiura. "I think it's pretty cool to have my name included with a...More >>
  • Tyler Keenan Receives Freshman All-American Honors

    Tyler Keenan Receives Freshman All-American Honors

    Thursday, July 5 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-07-06 02:26:19 GMT
    Ole Miss third baseman Tyler Keenan acknowledged for his stellar freshman season by D1Baseball.com, who named him a Second Team Freshman All-American. In 173 at-bats, Keenan finished the season with a batting average of .301. On 52 hits he had 9 home runs and 38 RBI. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reservedMore >>
    Ole Miss third baseman Tyler Keenan acknowledged for his stellar freshman season by D1Baseball.com, who named him a Second Team Freshman All-American. In 173 at-bats, Keenan finished the season with a batting average of .301. On 52 hits he had 9 home runs and 38 RBI. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reservedMore >>
  • Jackson native Rod Taylor preps for Bengals training camp

    Jackson native Rod Taylor preps for Bengals training camp

    Thursday, July 5 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-07-06 01:56:02 GMT
    Rod Taylor is a Jackson native, Callaway alum and former Ole Miss offensive tackle. Taylor was drafted in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals and now he's busy working hard to make that final roster.  "I'm working on my hands right now," Taylor said. "Staying low, keeping my demeanor and getting stronger." Even though Taylor is now training for the pros, not much has changed in his approach.  "The difference is...More >>
    Rod Taylor is a Jackson native, Callaway alum and former Ole Miss offensive tackle. Taylor was drafted in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals and now he's busy working hard to make that final roster.  "I'm working on my hands right now," Taylor said. "Staying low, keeping my demeanor and getting stronger." Even though Taylor is now training for the pros, not much has changed in his approach.  "The difference is...More >>
  • Rowdey Jordan Receives Freshman All-American Honors

    Rowdey Jordan Receives Freshman All-American Honors

    Thursday, July 5 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-07-06 01:49:34 GMT
    Press release from Mississippi State.  Mississippi State baseball relied heavily on freshmen bats on its road to Omaha, and freshman outfielder Rowdey Jordan was a big reason why it worked. On Thursday, Jordan was recognized for his outstanding first season by D1Baseball.com, who named him a Second Team Freshman All-American. The Auburn, Ala., native is the fourth Bulldog to be named a freshman All-American in the last three seasons. Tanner Allen was named to Collegiate Baseba...More >>
    Press release from Mississippi State.  Mississippi State baseball relied heavily on freshmen bats on its road to Omaha, and freshman outfielder Rowdey Jordan was a big reason why it worked. On Thursday, Jordan was recognized for his outstanding first season by D1Baseball.com, who named him a Second Team Freshman All-American. The Auburn, Ala., native is the fourth Bulldog to be named a freshman All-American in the last three seasons. Tanner Allen was named to Collegiate Baseba...More >>
  • 1st round pick J.T. Ginn turns down Dodgers, heading to Mississippi State

    1st round pick J.T. Ginn turns down Dodgers, heading to Mississippi State

    Thursday, July 5 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-07-06 01:44:05 GMT

    Ginn was selected by the Dodgers in the 1st Round of June’s MLB Draft (30th overall pick). His summer of accolades included being named the Gatorade Mississippi Baseball Player of the Year.

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    Ginn was selected by the Dodgers in the 1st Round of June’s MLB Draft (30th overall pick). His summer of accolades included being named the Gatorade Mississippi Baseball Player of the Year.

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  • Touki Toussaint promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett

    Touki Toussaint promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-07-04 22:19:26 GMT

    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Atlanta Braves have made the following roster moves affecting the M-Braves roster prior to today's series opener against Biloxi at Trustmark Park. RHP Touki Toussaint has been transferred to Triple-A Gwinnett from Mississippi, INF Alejandro Salazar has been transferred to Mississippi from High-A Florida, and LHP Ricardo Sanchez (#15) has been activated from the DL.  Found out today while at Trust...

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    Press release from Mississippi Braves.  The Atlanta Braves have made the following roster moves affecting the M-Braves roster prior to today's series opener against Biloxi at Trustmark Park. RHP Touki Toussaint has been transferred to Triple-A Gwinnett from Mississippi, INF Alejandro Salazar has been transferred to Mississippi from High-A Florida, and LHP Ricardo Sanchez (#15) has been activated from the DL.  Found out today while at Trust...

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  • Christian Ringo prepares for 4th season in NFL, hosting football camp in Jackson

    Christian Ringo prepares for 4th season in NFL, hosting football camp in Jackson

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-07-04 00:08:52 GMT

    The Detroit Lions DT is spending another offseason training at D1 Jackson. The Forest Hill alum will host a free football camp Saturday at Smith-Wills Stadium.

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    The Detroit Lions DT is spending another offseason training at D1 Jackson. The Forest Hill alum will host a free football camp Saturday at Smith-Wills Stadium.

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  • Former Ole Miss football coach Billy Kinard passes away

    Former Ole Miss football coach Billy Kinard passes away

    Monday, July 2 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-07-02 19:39:34 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    The Jackson native led the Rebels to a 10-2 mark in 1971, including a win over Georgia Tech in the Peach Bowl.

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    The Jackson native led the Rebels to a 10-2 mark in 1971, including a win over Georgia Tech in the Peach Bowl.

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  • Ole Miss' Thomas Dillard hits 33 bombs in College HR Derby

    Ole Miss' Thomas Dillard hits 33 bombs in College HR Derby

    Monday, July 2 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-02 04:35:39 GMT
    The College Home Run Derby was originally scheduled for Saturday night, but due to severe weather it was postponed to Sunday.  Ole Miss outfielder Thomas Dillard was one of six selected to participate. Dillard had 13 homers for the Rebels in 2018 and Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park he nailed 33. He didn't advance to the final round, but he was the first-ever Rebel to reach the second round. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
    The College Home Run Derby was originally scheduled for Saturday night, but due to severe weather it was postponed to Sunday.  Ole Miss outfielder Thomas Dillard was one of six selected to participate. Dillard had 13 homers for the Rebels in 2018 and Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park he nailed 33. He didn't advance to the final round, but he was the first-ever Rebel to reach the second round. Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
  • MSU's Jake Mangum live in studio

    MSU's Jake Mangum live in studio

    Monday, July 2 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-07-02 04:27:48 GMT
    Mississippi State outfielder and Jackson Prep Alum, Jake Mangum, joins Rachel Richlinski in studio to wrap up the 2018 season.  Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
    Mississippi State outfielder and Jackson Prep Alum, Jake Mangum, joins Rachel Richlinski in studio to wrap up the 2018 season.  Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Jackson native Ashley Robinson begins tenure as JSU athletic director

    Jackson native Ashley Robinson begins tenure as JSU athletic director

    Sunday, July 1 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-07-01 17:28:25 GMT
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    The Murrah & Mississippi Valley alum comes to JSU after spending the last 5 years as Prairie View AD.

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    The Murrah & Mississippi Valley alum comes to JSU after spending the last 5 years as Prairie View AD.

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  • Southern Miss begins multi-year partnership with adidas

    Southern Miss begins multi-year partnership with adidas

    Sunday, July 1 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-07-01 17:13:32 GMT
    Source: AdidasSource: Adidas
    Source: AdidasSource: Adidas

    Adidas will be the official athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand of the Golden Eagles through the 2024-2025 season.

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    Adidas will be the official athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand of the Golden Eagles through the 2024-2025 season.

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  • Mississippi Royalty the first professional female football team in state

    Mississippi Royalty the first professional female football team in state

    Saturday, June 30 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-07-01 02:32:19 GMT
    Shoulder pads and helmets, loud sidelines and, of course, tackling. Saturday had all the signs of a fall Friday night in the Pine Belt – the only difference was the all-female cast that took to San Antonio Field in Hattiesburg. It was the Mississippi Royalty, representing as the state’s first female football team in the Women’s Football Alliance. “Mississippi Royalty? We’re about head-knocking and highlight-making,” said Royalty’s head coach...More >>
    Shoulder pads and helmets, loud sidelines and, of course, tackling. Saturday had all the signs of a fall Friday night in the Pine Belt – the only difference was the all-female cast that took to San Antonio Field in Hattiesburg. It was the Mississippi Royalty, representing as the state’s first female football team in the Women’s Football Alliance. “Mississippi Royalty? We’re about head-knocking and highlight-making,” said Royalty’s head coach...More >>
  • Former Brandon Bulldog and current N.O. Saint Demario Davis gives back

    Former Brandon Bulldog and current N.O. Saint Demario Davis gives back

    Friday, June 29 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-06-30 03:09:57 GMT
    New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis returned to his roots at Brandon High School to host a football camp for kids in the area.  He's been on display recently for helping out immigrant families at the Texas boarder.  "Just looking up at those pictures of kids sleeping on the floor and being separated from family... I think that would touch any human being," Davis said. "You can't imagine kids going through that, so a friend of mine decided that w...More >>
    New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis returned to his roots at Brandon High School to host a football camp for kids in the area.  He's been on display recently for helping out immigrant families at the Texas boarder.  "Just looking up at those pictures of kids sleeping on the floor and being separated from family... I think that would touch any human being," Davis said. "You can't imagine kids going through that, so a friend of mine decided that w...More >>
  • Southern Miss pitcher Nick Sandlin named C-USA Athlete of the Year

    Southern Miss pitcher Nick Sandlin named C-USA Athlete of the Year

    Friday, June 29 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-06-30 01:09:33 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    Conference USA announced Friday that former Southern Miss pitcher Nick Sandlin has been chosen as the league’s Michael L. Slive Male Athlete of the Year for 2017-18. The semifinalist for both the Golden Spikes Award and the Dick Howser Award for top collegiate baseball player in the country, Sandlin made the transition from closer to the team’s ace starting pitcher this past season.

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    Conference USA announced Friday that former Southern Miss pitcher Nick Sandlin has been chosen as the league’s Michael L. Slive Male Athlete of the Year for 2017-18. The semifinalist for both the Golden Spikes Award and the Dick Howser Award for top collegiate baseball player in the country, Sandlin made the transition from closer to the team’s ace starting pitcher this past season.

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  • Several NFL Rebels in Jackson for You Gotta Believe Football Camp

    Several NFL Rebels in Jackson for You Gotta Believe Football Camp

    Thursday, June 28 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-06-29 03:05:14 GMT

    The two-day event kicked off Thursday at Jackson Academy. This gives us an opportunity to talk to some NFL Rebels that we haven't had the chance to catch up with in quite a while. Hear from Chad Kelly (Broncos QB), Quincy Adeboyejo (Ravens WR), and Evan Engram (Giants TE).

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    The two-day event kicked off Thursday at Jackson Academy. This gives us an opportunity to talk to some NFL Rebels that we haven't had the chance to catch up with in quite a while. Hear from Chad Kelly (Broncos QB), Quincy Adeboyejo (Ravens WR), and Evan Engram (Giants TE).

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  • Saints LB Demario Davis helps immigrant children in San Antonio

    Saints LB Demario Davis helps immigrant children in San Antonio

    Thursday, June 28 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-28 22:14:46 GMT
    Source: RAICESSource: RAICES

    The Brandon native & Saints linebacker worked with Redskins cornerback Josh Norman to give back to immigrant children separated from their parents at the United States/Mexico border.

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    The Brandon native & Saints linebacker worked with Redskins cornerback Josh Norman to give back to immigrant children separated from their parents at the United States/Mexico border.

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  • Ole Miss & Mississippi State athletics brought in over $100 million in 2017 fiscal year

    Ole Miss & Mississippi State athletics brought in over $100 million in 2017 fiscal year

    Thursday, June 28 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-06-28 20:49:14 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    USA Today released a report Thursday detailing 2016-17 revenues & expenses & revenues of all 230 Division 1 teams.

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    USA Today released a report Thursday detailing 2016-17 revenues & expenses & revenues of all 230 Division 1 teams.

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  • Linemen need love too: Ole Miss Secret Service going viral

    Linemen need love too: Ole Miss Secret Service going viral

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-06-27 03:10:46 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    Ole Miss celebrated a group of talented guys in the trenches in a unique way.

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    Ole Miss celebrated a group of talented guys in the trenches in a unique way.

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  • Chris Lemonis receives warm welcome Tuesday at Mississippi State

    Chris Lemonis receives warm welcome Tuesday at Mississippi State

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-06-26 21:22:17 GMT

    A hot day was fitting for the job opening that was one of the hottest in college baseball.

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    A hot day was fitting for the job opening that was one of the hottest in college baseball.

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  • Chris Lemonis announced as Mississippi State baseball coach

    Chris Lemonis announced as Mississippi State baseball coach

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-06-26 15:46:06 GMT
    Chris Lemonis announced as new head coach for MS state; Source: WLBTChris Lemonis announced as new head coach for MS state; Source: WLBT

    Lemonis led the Hoosiers to 3 regional appearances in 4 seasons. He's experienced four College World Series, including three as a former Louisville assistant. Lemonis will be introduced Tuesday at 10:00am.

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    Lemonis led the Hoosiers to 3 regional appearances in 4 seasons. He's experienced four College World Series, including three as a former Louisville assistant. Lemonis will be introduced Tuesday at 10:00am.

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  • Mississippi State softball player Alex Wilcox dies after battle with cancer

    Mississippi State softball player Alex Wilcox dies after battle with cancer

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-06-26 12:47:54 GMT
    Source: Mississippi State AthleticsSource: Mississippi State Athletics

    Wilcox died after a battle with ovarian cancer. She was diagnosed in 2015 as a junior at Brantley High School. She helped lead the Bulldogs to several Alabama state titles. MSU and countless teams across the country wore teal jerseys or teal ribbons to honor Alex's fight.

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    Wilcox died after a battle with ovarian cancer. She was diagnosed in 2015 as a junior at Brantley High School. She helped lead the Bulldogs to several Alabama state titles. MSU and countless teams across the country wore teal jerseys or teal ribbons to honor Alex's fight.

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  • Championship level humor brings laughter to Mississippi State couple

    Championship level humor brings laughter to Mississippi State couple

    Monday, June 25 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-26 00:30:01 GMT
    Lee and Terry Powell met as freshmen at Mississippi State in 1990. Source: Powell FamilyLee and Terry Powell met as freshmen at Mississippi State in 1990. Source: Powell Family

    A Mississippi State fan who went viral for his troll job during an Omaha TV interview is hoping he can use his newfound fame for good. 

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    A Mississippi State fan who went viral for his troll job during an Omaha TV interview is hoping he can use his newfound fame for good. 

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  • Wilson Furr wins 2018 State Amateur, qualifies for Sanderson Farms Championship

    Wilson Furr wins 2018 State Amateur, qualifies for Sanderson Farms Championship

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-06-24 21:42:08 GMT
    Source: MS Golf AssociationSource: MS Golf Association

    The Jackson native shot 69 on Sunday to complete an 11 shot victory. Furr finished at -12 overall, recording four straight rounds in the 60's.

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    The Jackson native shot 69 on Sunday to complete an 11 shot victory. Furr finished at -12 overall, recording four straight rounds in the 60's.

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  • CWS Semifinal: Mississippi State eliminated by Oregon State 5-2

    CWS Semifinal: Mississippi State eliminated by Oregon State 5-2

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-24 05:05:33 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    The Beavers scored all of their runs in the 3rd inning. Tyler Malone hit a three-run HR in the frame. MSU finishes the season 39-29, but their postseason run filled with bananas and walkoffs will be remembered for quite some time.

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    The Beavers scored all of their runs in the 3rd inning. Tyler Malone hit a three-run HR in the frame. MSU finishes the season 39-29, but their postseason run filled with bananas and walkoffs will be remembered for quite some time.

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  • Super Bowl champion Fletcher Cox hosts 3rd annual Elite Camp

    Super Bowl champion Fletcher Cox hosts 3rd annual Elite Camp

    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-06-24 00:11:47 GMT

    High schools from all over Mississippi participated Saturday. You had a 7-on-7 Tournament outside, while the big guys in the trenches got after it inside.

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    High schools from all over Mississippi participated Saturday. You had a 7-on-7 Tournament outside, while the big guys in the trenches got after it inside.

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  • CWS Semifinal: Oregon State routs Mississippi State 12-2 to force deciding game

    CWS Semifinal: Oregon State routs Mississippi State 12-2 to force deciding game

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:48:19 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    The Beavers scored 5 in the 2nd and 4 in the 7th to win 12-2. MSU and OSU will have a winner take all matchup Saturday at 7:00pm for a spot in the CWS Finals.

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    The Beavers scored 5 in the 2nd and 4 in the 7th to win 12-2. MSU and OSU will have a winner take all matchup Saturday at 7:00pm for a spot in the CWS Finals.

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  • Malik Newman signs deal with Los Angeles Lakers

    Malik Newman signs deal with Los Angeles Lakers

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:59:39 GMT
    Source: Kansas BasketballSource: Kansas Basketball
    Source: Kansas BasketballSource: Kansas Basketball

    The Callaway alum was one of several college stars not selected in the NBA Draft. He averaged 21 points in the NCAA Tournament as Kansas reached the Final Four.

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    The Callaway alum was one of several college stars not selected in the NBA Draft. He averaged 21 points in the NCAA Tournament as Kansas reached the Final Four.

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  • College World Series: Gary Henderson connected to both sides of MSU/Oregon State matchup

    College World Series: Gary Henderson connected to both sides of MSU/Oregon State matchup

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:44:10 GMT

    He was the pitching coach in Corvallis from 1999-2003, laying the foundation of a program that would win back to back national titles

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    He was the pitching coach in Corvallis from 1999-2003, laying the foundation of a program that would win back to back national titles

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  • College World Series: MSU confident in Friday starter Jacob Billingsley

    College World Series: MSU confident in Friday starter Jacob Billingsley

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:18:48 GMT

    First pitch between Mississippi State and Oregon State is set for 2:00pm on Friday.

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    First pitch between Mississippi State and Oregon State is set for 2:00pm on Friday.

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  • Mississippi State fan trolls wife in local TV news interview

    Mississippi State fan trolls wife in local tv news interview

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-06-22 01:04:18 GMT
    One Mississippi State baseball fan didn't let a rain delay drown his sense of humor and he took an opportunity to troll his wife in the process. Source: KMTV FacebookOne Mississippi State baseball fan didn't let a rain delay drown his sense of humor and he took an opportunity to troll his wife in the process. Source: KMTV Facebook

    One Mississippi State baseball fan didn't let a rain delay drown his sense of humor and he took an opportunity to troll his wife in the process. 

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    One Mississippi State baseball fan didn't let a rain delay drown his sense of humor and he took an opportunity to troll his wife in the process. 

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  • College World Series: It's not the Road to Omaha without Everett Kennard

    College World Series: It's not the Road to Omaha without Everett Kennard

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:13:34 GMT

    He has served as the bus driver for MSU athletics since 1983.

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    He has served as the bus driver for MSU athletics since 1983.

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  • College World Series: MSU off day includes practice & visit to Children's Hospital

    College World Series: MSU off day includes practice & visit to Children's Hospital

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:11:08 GMT
    Source: WTVASource: WTVA

    MSU is the first College World Series team to visit the hospital this year. Officials say that the team that visits first has won the CWS 90 percent of the time. This experience just as rewarding as their run towards a national championship.

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    MSU is the first College World Series team to visit the hospital this year. Officials say that the team that visits first has won the CWS 90 percent of the time. This experience just as rewarding as their run towards a national championship.

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  • Akers, Brown, Little, Simmons & Sweat named Athlon Preseason All-Americans

    Akers, Brown, Little, Simmons & Sweat named Athlon Preseason All-Americans

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:13:22 GMT
    Source: Athlon SportsSource: Athlon Sports
    Source: Athlon SportsSource: Athlon Sports

    Five players with Mississippi connections earned national honors Tuesday.

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    Five players with Mississippi connections earned national honors Tuesday.

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  • College World Series: Westburg has 7 RBI as Mississippi State beats North Carolina 12-2

    College World Series: Westburg has 7 RBI as Mississippi State beats North Carolina 12-2

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:39:58 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    Westburg hit the first grand slam in the CWS since 2010. The victory means MSU advances to the Bracket 1 final on Friday. They're 1 win away from the CWS Finals.

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    Westburg hit the first grand slam in the CWS since 2010. The victory means MSU advances to the Bracket 1 final on Friday. They're 1 win away from the CWS Finals.

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  • College World Series: Mississippi State/North Carolina postponed until Tuesday

    College World Series: Mississippi State/North Carolina postponed until Tuesday

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:55:07 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    The Bulldogs & Tar Heels will play at 10:00am.

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    The Bulldogs & Tar Heels will play at 10:00am.

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  • College World Series: Mississippi State turns their attention to North Carolina

    College World Series: Mississippi State turns their attention to North Carolina

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:58:30 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    The Bulldogs practiced at Creighton Sunday morning. MSU will face UNC Monday at 6:00pm. The game will be televised on ESPN.

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    The Bulldogs practiced at Creighton Sunday morning. MSU will face UNC Monday at 6:00pm. The game will be televised on ESPN.

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  • Former Jackson State DB Marcell Young goes viral for hitting fan on the field

    Former Jackson State DB Marcell Young goes viral for hitting fan on the field

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:10:02 GMT
    Source: The Canadian PressSource: The Canadian Press

    The Jackson native had 4 tackles Saturday night for the BC Lions, but one hit between whistles is the talk of the Canadian Football League.

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    The Jackson native had 4 tackles Saturday night for the BC Lions, but one hit between whistles is the talk of the Canadian Football League.

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  • College World Series: Luke Alexander delivers walkoff hit as Mississippi State beats Washington 1-0

    College World Series: Luke Alexander delivers walkoff hit as Mississippi State beats Washington 1-0

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:09:01 GMT
    Source: ESPNSource: ESPN

    His walkoff knock in the bottom of the 9th drove home the only run of the ballgame. Hunter Stovall touched home as the Bulldogs beat Washington 1-0.

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    His walkoff knock in the bottom of the 9th drove home the only run of the ballgame. Hunter Stovall touched home as the Bulldogs beat Washington 1-0.

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  • College World Series: Mississippi State set for matchup with Washington

    College World Series: Mississippi State set for matchup with Washington

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:39:25 GMT
    Source: WTVASource: WTVA

    It's the first time in five years that the maroon and white have stepped foot on college baseball's biggest stage.

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    It's the first time in five years that the maroon and white have stepped foot on college baseball's biggest stage.

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  • Mississippi State’s Gary Henderson named NCBWA National Coach of the Year

    Mississippi State’s Gary Henderson named NCBWA National Coach of the Year

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:15:47 GMT
    WLBTWLBT
    WLBTWLBT

    The award is the second of its kind for the season for Henderson, who was also named the 2018 Perfect Game/Rawlings Coach Of The Year earlier this week.

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    The award is the second of its kind for the season for Henderson, who was also named the 2018 Perfect Game/Rawlings Coach Of The Year earlier this week.

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  • WLBT Sports Extra: Rachel Richlinski & Jay Powell break down 2018 Bulldogs

    WLBT Sports Extra: Rachel Richlinski & Jay Powell break down 2018 Bulldogs

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-16 00:30:26 GMT

    Who better to ask about the 2018 Bulldogs than a Bulldog great?

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    Who better to ask about the 2018 Bulldogs than a Bulldog great?

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  • WATCH LIVE: Mississippi State baseball special: Road to Omaha Friday at 6:30pm on WLBT

    WATCH LIVE: Mississippi State baseball special: Road to Omaha Friday at 6:30pm on WLBT

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:29:09 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    It's a 30 minute special devoted to the maroon & white and much more. Chris Hudgison and Rachel Richlinski get you ready for the College World Series.

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    It's a 30 minute special devoted to the maroon & white and much more. Chris Hudgison and Rachel Richlinski get you ready for the College World Series.

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  • Dole picks banana-loving Mississippi State to win College World Series

    Dole picks banana-loving Mississippi State to win College World Series

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:13:21 GMT
    The world’s largest banana provider has made its pick in the 2018 College World Series. Source: Mississippi State Baseball TwitterThe world’s largest banana provider has made its pick in the 2018 College World Series. Source: Mississippi State Baseball Twitter
    The world’s largest banana provider has made its pick in the 2018 College World Series. Source: Mississippi State Baseball TwitterThe world’s largest banana provider has made its pick in the 2018 College World Series. Source: Mississippi State Baseball Twitter

    The Bulldogs face the Washington Huskies June 16 in the first of two double-elimination brackets. If the team prevails, it faces the winner of Oregon State vs. North Carolina in a best-of-three series, starting June 25.

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    The Bulldogs face the Washington Huskies June 16 in the first of two double-elimination brackets. If the team prevails, it faces the winner of Oregon State vs. North Carolina in a best-of-three series, starting June 25.

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  • Throwback Thursday: Hinds CC assistant Nick Ammirati reflects on 2013 Bulldogs

    Throwback Thursday: Hinds CC assistant Nick Ammirati reflects on 2013 Bulldogs

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-06-15 03:39:20 GMT

    I asked the former Bulldog to reflect on Omaha, the Bench Mobb, and more.

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    I asked the former Bulldog to reflect on Omaha, the Bench Mobb, and more.

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  • SWEET VIDEO: Son surprises dad suffering from Alzheimer's with trip to College World Series

    SWEET VIDEO: Son surprises dad suffering from Alzheimer's with trip to College World Series

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:34:33 GMT
    Matt moved to Florida several years ago, but drove the 12 hours back to Flowood, MS where his parents live and gave his dad the surprise of his life. Source: Twitter (Matt Lea)Matt moved to Florida several years ago, but drove the 12 hours back to Flowood, MS where his parents live and gave his dad the surprise of his life. Source: Twitter (Matt Lea)

    But when the Clinton, MS native found out the Mississippi State Bulldogs were headed back to Omaha for the College World Series, he decided to make some new memories and surprise his dad with one great final trip.

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    But when the Clinton, MS native found out the Mississippi State Bulldogs were headed back to Omaha for the College World Series, he decided to make some new memories and surprise his dad with one great final trip.

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  • Madison Central's Regi Grace signs professional contract with Twins

    Madison Central's Regi Grace signs professional contract with Twins

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:15:03 GMT
    Madison Central's Regi Grace signed his professional contract today with the Minnesota Twins.  Grace was the 304th overall pick in the MLB draft earlier this month.  He was 7-2 with a 1.31 ERA this season for the Jags. In 64 innings across 13 appearances, Grace struck out 98 and only gave up 31 hits and 10 walks.  He also threw a no-hitter, against North Pike, and hit .367 with 11 doubles, four triples and three home runs. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights ...More >>
    Madison Central's Regi Grace signed his professional contract today with the Minnesota Twins.  Grace was the 304th overall pick in the MLB draft earlier this month.  He was 7-2 with a 1.31 ERA this season for the Jags. In 64 innings across 13 appearances, Grace struck out 98 and only gave up 31 hits and 10 walks.  He also threw a no-hitter, against North Pike, and hit .367 with 11 doubles, four triples and three home runs. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights ...More >>
  • Nick Sandlin named Pitcher of the Year

    Nick Sandlin named Pitcher of the Year

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:13:16 GMT
    A first ever for Southern Miss on Wednesday morning as Nick Sandlin was named the 2018 Perfect Game / Rawlings National Pitcher of the Year. Sandlin was a second-round pick by the Cleveland Indians earlier this month. The right handed pitcher made his way from bullpen to starter this season.  He recorded three complete-game shutouts, and is the only USM pitcher to accumulate both 20 victories and saves in his career. Additionally, Southern Miss third baseman Luke Reynold...More >>
    A first ever for Southern Miss on Wednesday morning as Nick Sandlin was named the 2018 Perfect Game / Rawlings National Pitcher of the Year. Sandlin was a second-round pick by the Cleveland Indians earlier this month. The right handed pitcher made his way from bullpen to starter this season.  He recorded three complete-game shutouts, and is the only USM pitcher to accumulate both 20 victories and saves in his career. Additionally, Southern Miss third baseman Luke Reynold...More >>
  • Gary Henderson receives honor, MSU analyst gives take on Bulldogs

    Gary Henderson receives honor, MSU analyst gives take on Bulldogs

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:10:25 GMT
    Wheels up for the Bulldogs on Wednesday as they make their way to the College World Series for the first time since 2013.  To make the trip even more special, Gary Henderson was named the 2018 Perfect Game / Rawlings Coach Of The Year Wednesday morning.  Henderson was named interim head coach on February 21st and has led MSU to a record of 37 - 24. State started the season 14-15 overall, 2-7 in SEC play. Since April, MSU went 23-12, along with a 10-1 mark against top...More >>
    Wheels up for the Bulldogs on Wednesday as they make their way to the College World Series for the first time since 2013.  To make the trip even more special, Gary Henderson was named the 2018 Perfect Game / Rawlings Coach Of The Year Wednesday morning.  Henderson was named interim head coach on February 21st and has led MSU to a record of 37 - 24. State started the season 14-15 overall, 2-7 in SEC play. Since April, MSU went 23-12, along with a 10-1 mark against top...More >>
  • Daniel Sweet plays against the Braves at Trustmark

    Daniel Sweet plays against the Braves at Trustmark

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-06-13 07:47:02 GMT

    This M-Braves/Pensacola series is anything but normal for Daniel Sweet. The Blue Wahoo outfielder is making a homecoming. Sweet played at Northwest Rankin before a standout college career at Dallas Baptist. The 2016 MLB Draft pick is currently adjusting to life in Double A. "Pitchers are a little bit better, you know I'm still trying to warm up to the speed of the game, but you know the biggest difference I've seen overall is just the pitching really. You know but they've been...

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    This M-Braves/Pensacola series is anything but normal for Daniel Sweet. The Blue Wahoo outfielder is making a homecoming. Sweet played at Northwest Rankin before a standout college career at Dallas Baptist. The 2016 MLB Draft pick is currently adjusting to life in Double A. "Pitchers are a little bit better, you know I'm still trying to warm up to the speed of the game, but you know the biggest difference I've seen overall is just the pitching really. You know but they've been...

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  • Brandon Baseball introduces Daniel Best as new head coach

    Brandon Baseball introduces Daniel Best as new head coach

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-06-13 04:27:28 GMT
    Brandon High School baseball was looking for their best options at head coach a week ago, well they found their guy.  Daniel Best was named head coach for Brandon two day's ago, but today the 2018 state champion was introduced to the school and the team.   He led Vancleave to 29 wins and the 4A state title this season. Best was also an All-American closer at Southern Miss before going into the coaching ranks. "Brandon is just always a good program in all sp...More >>
    Brandon High School baseball was looking for their best options at head coach a week ago, well they found their guy.  Daniel Best was named head coach for Brandon two day's ago, but today the 2018 state champion was introduced to the school and the team.   He led Vancleave to 29 wins and the 4A state title this season. Best was also an All-American closer at Southern Miss before going into the coaching ranks. "Brandon is just always a good program in all sp...More >>
  • MSU prepping for Omaha

    MSU prepping for Omaha

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-06-13 04:16:05 GMT
    From 0 and 3 to Omaha, the diamond dogs are chomping at the bit to get to the college baseball world series. Mississippi State will be flying off in the next couple of days and face the Washington Huskies on Saturday. This is the tenth time in program history that the bulldogs have reached the world series.  Coach Henderson had a heck of a season steering the ship in the right direction, and is hyped to get the show on the road.  ""I'm glad that the kids ar...More >>
    From 0 and 3 to Omaha, the diamond dogs are chomping at the bit to get to the college baseball world series. Mississippi State will be flying off in the next couple of days and face the Washington Huskies on Saturday. This is the tenth time in program history that the bulldogs have reached the world series.  Coach Henderson had a heck of a season steering the ship in the right direction, and is hyped to get the show on the road.  ""I'm glad that the kids ar...More >>
  • Rebels catcher Nick Fortes signs with Miami Marlins

    Rebels catcher Nick Fortes signs with Miami Marlins

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-06-12 04:09:33 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    The Ole Miss Rebels got themselves a Marlin. And no, we're not talking about the trophy fish, we're talking about Nick Fortes. The Miami Marlins drafted the Ole Miss catcher in the fourth round of the MLB draft and recently signed the him. Fortes is projected to make $425 thousand dollars before throwing a ball for his new club. The catcher is one of seven rebels drafted this year.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved. More >>
    The Ole Miss Rebels got themselves a Marlin. And no, we're not talking about the trophy fish, we're talking about Nick Fortes. The Miami Marlins drafted the Ole Miss catcher in the fourth round of the MLB draft and recently signed the him. Fortes is projected to make $425 thousand dollars before throwing a ball for his new club. The catcher is one of seven rebels drafted this year.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Rebels pitcher Parker Caracci named to the USA Collegiate National Team

    Rebels pitcher Parker Caracci named to the USA Collegiate National Team

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-06-12 03:54:13 GMT
    Parker Caracci. Source: Ole Miss AthleticsParker Caracci. Source: Ole Miss Athletics

    Press release from Ole Miss Athletics: Parker Caracci Named to USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Rebel Reliever Becomes Ninth Rebel to Earn Team USA Spot Ole Miss baseball closer Parker Caracci was named to the 2018 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team roster on Monday. The redshirt-sophomore out of Jackson, Mississippi, becomes the ninth player to earn a Team USA spot while on the Ole Miss roster. Including head coach Mike Bianco, who was the pitching coach for the Collegiate...

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    Press release from Ole Miss Athletics: Parker Caracci Named to USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Rebel Reliever Becomes Ninth Rebel to Earn Team USA Spot Ole Miss baseball closer Parker Caracci was named to the 2018 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team roster on Monday. The redshirt-sophomore out of Jackson, Mississippi, becomes the ninth player to earn a Team USA spot while on the Ole Miss roster. Including head coach Mike Bianco, who was the pitching coach for the Collegiate...

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  • NCAA releases early Mississippi State schedule for College World Series

    NCAA releases early Mississippi State schedule for College World Series

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-06-12 03:39:31 GMT
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    The Bulldogs will face Washington Saturday at 7:00pm. The game will be televised on ESPN. North Carolina & Oregon State are the other teams on MSU’s side of the bracket. 

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    The Bulldogs will face Washington Saturday at 7:00pm. The game will be televised on ESPN. North Carolina & Oregon State are the other teams on MSU’s side of the bracket. 

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  • Mississippi State beats Vanderbilt in extras to advance to College World Series

    Mississippi State beats Vanderbilt in extras to advance to College World Series

    Monday, June 11 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-06-11 14:12:56 GMT
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    The Bulldogs scored 4 runs in the 11th inning to beat Vanderbilt 10-6 in Game 3 of the Nashville Super Regional. MSU heads to the College World Series for the first time since 2013.

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    The Bulldogs scored 4 runs in the 11th inning to beat Vanderbilt 10-6 in Game 3 of the Nashville Super Regional. MSU heads to the College World Series for the first time since 2013.

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  • Vanderbilt hits walkoff home run to force Game 3 of Nashville Super Regional

    Vanderbilt hits walkoff home run to force Game 3 of Nashville Super Regional

    Sunday, June 10 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-06-10 05:28:03 GMT
    Source: ESPNSource: ESPN

    J.J. Bleday's homer in the bottom of the 9th gave the Commodores a 4-3 win over Mississippi State. MSU and Vandy will play a deciding game Sunday at 5:00pm on ESPN2.

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    J.J. Bleday's homer in the bottom of the 9th gave the Commodores a 4-3 win over Mississippi State. MSU and Vandy will play a deciding game Sunday at 5:00pm on ESPN2.

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  • More than a few Mississippi State fans in Music City for Super Regionals

    More than a few Mississippi State fans in Music City for Super Regionals

    Saturday, June 9 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-06-09 23:22:29 GMT
    Mississippi State fans from near and far have gathered in the Music City to see the Bulldogs take the next step towards Omaha. A tailgate by the MSU Nashville Alumni Association has become a home away from Starkville for maroon & white fans. Of course there's as many bananas around Hawkins Field as cowbells. This MSU fan claims she has owned this banana dress for years .... Impressive ??@msunashville with a spread out here! ???????????????????????? pic.twitter.com/Riysq6P1Kv &...More >>
    Mississippi State fans from near and far have gathered in the Music City to see the Bulldogs take the next step towards Omaha. A tailgate by the MSU Nashville Alumni Association has become a home away from Starkville for maroon & white fans. Of course there's as many bananas around Hawkins Field as cowbells. This MSU fan claims she has owned this banana dress for years .... Impressive ??@msunashville with a spread out here! ???????????????????????? pic.twitter.com/Riysq6P1Kv &...More >>
  • Elijah MacNamee hits 2 homers including walkoff blast, MSU wins Game 1 of Super Regional

    Elijah MacNamee hits 2 homers including walkoff blast, MSU wins Game 1 of Super Regional

    Saturday, June 9 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-06-09 23:21:27 GMT
    Source: ESPN2Source: ESPN2

    The Bulldogs beat Vanderbilt 10-8 Friday night. MSU is one win away from their first College World Series appearance since 2013.

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    The Bulldogs beat Vanderbilt 10-8 Friday night. MSU is one win away from their first College World Series appearance since 2013.

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  • Southern Miss 3B Luke Reynolds will sign with Cubs

    Southern Miss 3B Luke Reynolds will sign with Cubs

    Friday, June 8 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-06-09 03:17:41 GMT

    The Conference USA Player of the Year was selected in the 10th round. Reynolds hit .389 with 15 home runs and 61 RBI. The Forest native will continue his redemption story in the pros.

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    The Conference USA Player of the Year was selected in the 10th round. Reynolds hit .389 with 15 home runs and 61 RBI. The Forest native will continue his redemption story in the pros.

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  • Mississippi State freshman Ethan Small will start Game 1 of Super Regional

    Mississippi State freshman Ethan Small will start Game 1 of Super Regional

    Thursday, June 7 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-06-08 03:39:56 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    Gary Henderson said the MSU rotation will be Small in the opener, Konnor Pilkington in Game 2, with Jacob Billingsley if necessary in Game 3. The series starts Friday night at 7:00pm on ESPN2.

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    Gary Henderson said the MSU rotation will be Small in the opener, Konnor Pilkington in Game 2, with Jacob Billingsley if necessary in Game 3. The series starts Friday night at 7:00pm on ESPN2.

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  • Southern Miss/Jackson State football matchup will be streamed on ESPN+

    Southern Miss/Jackson State football matchup will be streamed on ESPN+

    Thursday, June 7 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-06-07 20:17:29 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    The Golden Eagles will host the Tigers September 1st in Hattiesburg. Kickoff is at 6:00pm.

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    The Golden Eagles will host the Tigers September 1st in Hattiesburg. Kickoff is at 6:00pm.

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  • More than baseball at the Michael D. Johnson Classic

    More than baseball at the Michael D. Johnson Classic

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-06-07 03:53:33 GMT

    All proceeds go towards the MDJ Scholarship Foundation. The Murrah great was set to play baseball at Co-Lin when he was killed in a car accident in 2005.

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    All proceeds go towards the MDJ Scholarship Foundation. The Murrah great was set to play baseball at Co-Lin when he was killed in a car accident in 2005.

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  • Mississippi State star Jake Mangum will return for senior season

    Mississippi State star Jake Mangum will return for senior season

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-06-07 03:42:47 GMT
    Source: ESPN2Source: ESPN2
    Source: ESPN2Source: ESPN2

    The Jackson Prep alum is atop the SEC with 92 hits this season.

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    The Jackson Prep alum is atop the SEC with 92 hits this season.

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  • Mississippi State previews Super Regionals with press conference in Starkville

    Mississippi State previews Super Regionals with press conference in Starkville

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-06 20:31:47 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    Head coach Gary Henderson says he might tweak the starting rotation. So Ethan Small could start Game 1 against the Commodores and Konnor Pilkington in Game 2.

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    Head coach Gary Henderson says he might tweak the starting rotation. So Ethan Small could start Game 1 against the Commodores and Konnor Pilkington in Game 2.

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  • Jackson State to name new athletic director Tuesday morning

    Jackson State to name new athletic director Tuesday morning

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-06-05 19:31:13 GMT
    Source: PVPanthers.comSource: PVPanthers.com

    The Clarion Ledger has reported that Jackson native Ashley Robinson will be the new AD. He's served as athletic director at Prairie View for the last 5 years.

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    The Clarion Ledger has reported that Jackson native Ashley Robinson will be the new AD. He's served as athletic director at Prairie View for the last 5 years.

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  • Mississippi State will travel to Vanderbilt for Super Regionals

    Mississippi State will travel to Vanderbilt for Super Regionals

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-05 14:24:38 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    The NCAA announced Tuesday morning that the Bulldogs are heading to the Music City. 

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    The NCAA announced Tuesday morning that the Bulldogs are heading to the Music City. 

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  • Mississippi State wins 4 straight games to reach 3rd straight Super Regional

    Mississippi State wins 4 straight games to reach 3rd straight Super Regional

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-06-05 04:28:34 GMT

    Jake Mangum homered as the Bulldogs beat the Sooners 8-1.

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    Jake Mangum homered as the Bulldogs beat the Sooners 8-1.

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  • Brandon pitcher J.T. Ginn selected by Dodgers in 1st Round of MLB Draft

    Brandon pitcher JT Ginn selected by Dodgers in 1st Round of MLB Draft

    Monday, June 4 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-06-05 03:58:06 GMT

    The Bulldog is the 30th overall pick. Ginn was named the Gatorade Mississippi Baseball Player of the Year last week.

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    The Bulldog is the 30th overall pick. Ginn was named the Gatorade Mississippi Baseball Player of the Year last week.

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  • Braden Thornberry qualifies for 2018 U.S. Open

    Braden Thornberry qualifies for 2018 U.S. Open

    Monday, June 4 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-06-05 02:09:03 GMT
    Source: Tennessee Golf AssociationSource: Tennessee Golf Association

    The 2017 NCAA champion fired 66 at Ridgeway CC & 68 at Colonial CC to punch his ticket to Shinnecock Hills.

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    The 2017 NCAA champion fired 66 at Ridgeway CC & 68 at Colonial CC to punch his ticket to Shinnecock Hills.

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  • Tennessee Tech beats #4 Ole Miss twice to advance to Super Regionals

    Tennessee Tech beats #4 Ole Miss twice to advance to Super Regionals

    Monday, June 4 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-06-05 02:04:35 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    The Golden Eagles beat the Rebels 15-5 and 3-2 on Monday.

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    The Golden Eagles beat the Rebels 15-5 and 3-2 on Monday.

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  • Tennessee Tech routs #4 Ole Miss to force deciding game in Oxford Regional Final

    Tennessee Tech routs #4 Ole Miss to force deciding game in Oxford Regional Final

    Monday, June 4 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-06-04 20:47:40 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    The Golden Eagles scored 4 in the 3rd, 5 in the 5th and 6th to rout the Rebels 15-5. The deciding game will be at 6:00pm on ESPNU.

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    The Golden Eagles scored 4 in the 3rd, 5 in the 5th and 6th to rout the Rebels 15-5. The deciding game will be at 6:00pm on ESPNU.

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  • Buckley, Dickinson, McNair, & Willis among Mississippi connections on 2019 College Football HOF ballot

    Buckley, Dickinson, McNair, & Willis among Mississippi connections on 2019 College Football HOF ballot

    Monday, June 4 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-06-04 17:32:34 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Several players with Magnolia State connections are on the radar for the College Football Hall of Fame. The National Football Foundation announced the 2019 ballot Monday morning. Alcorn State great Steve McNair is on the ballot for the first time. McNair is the all-time passing leader in FCS history with 14,496 yards. He was a 1994 All-America First-Team honoree and finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting. Ole Miss linebacker Patrick Willis is on the ballot for the 2nd straight ...More >>
    Several players with Magnolia State connections are on the radar for the College Football Hall of Fame. The National Football Foundation announced the 2019 ballot Monday morning. Alcorn State great Steve McNair is on the ballot for the first time. McNair is the all-time passing leader in FCS history with 14,496 yards. He was a 1994 All-America First-Team honoree and finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting. Ole Miss linebacker Patrick Willis is on the ballot for the 2nd straight ...More >>
  • Ole Miss holds on to beat Tennessee Tech, Rebels advance to Oxford Regional final

    Ole Miss holds on to beat Tennessee Tech, Rebels advance to Oxford Regional final

    Monday, June 4 2018 1:47 AM EDT2018-06-04 05:47:22 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    Houston Roth struck out Anthony Junior in the bottom of the 9th to secure a 9-8 Rebel victory. The Golden Eagles had the tying run at 3rd base with 2 outs. Ole Miss entered the bottom of the 9th with a 9-5 lead before TTU's late surge.

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    Houston Roth struck out Anthony Junior in the bottom of the 9th to secure a 9-8 Rebel victory. The Golden Eagles had the tying run at 3rd base with 2 outs. Ole Miss entered the bottom of the 9th with a 9-5 lead before TTU's late surge.

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  • Mississippi State scores 8 runs in 3rd, forces deciding game in Tallahassee Regional Final

    Mississippi State scores 8 runs in 3rd, forces deciding game in Tallahassee Regional Final

    Monday, June 4 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-06-04 04:04:51 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    Mississippi State leads Oklahoma 9-0 in the 3rd inning. You can watch the game on ESPNU.

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    Mississippi State leads Oklahoma 9-0 in the 3rd inning. You can watch the game on ESPNU.

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  • Mangum & MacNamee homer, MSU beats Samford to reach Tallahassee Regional Final

    Mangum & MacNamee homer, MSU beats Samford to reach Tallahassee Regional Final

    Sunday, June 3 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-06-03 19:25:24 GMT
    Mississippi State and Oklahoma baseball put up a football score on the diamond. Source: Mississippi StateMississippi State and Oklahoma baseball put up a football score on the diamond. Source: Mississippi State

    Mississippi State will face Oklahoma. The Bulldogs need to win Sunday & Monday to reach Super Regionals.

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    Mississippi State will face Oklahoma. The Bulldogs need to win Sunday & Monday to reach Super Regionals.

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  • Tallahassee Regional: Elijah MacNamee hits walkoff blast, Mississippi State eliminates #7 Florida State

    Tallahassee Regional: Elijah MacNamee hits walkoff blast, Mississippi State eliminates #7 Florida State

    Sunday, June 3 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-06-03 04:39:16 GMT
    Source: ESPNSource: ESPN

    Macnamee's three-run walkoff blast gave MSU a 3-2 win over the Seminoles.

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    Macnamee's three-run walkoff blast gave MSU a 3-2 win over the Seminoles.

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  • Oxford Regional: Ryan Rolison strikes out 13 as #4 Ole Miss beats Saint Louis

    Oxford Regional: Ryan Rolison strikes out 13 as #4 Ole Miss beats Saint Louis

    Sunday, June 3 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-06-03 04:35:08 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss BaseballSource: Ole Miss Baseball

    Rolison set a new career high in K's as the Rebels won 9-2. Ole Miss had a 6-run 2nd inning to take command of the regional opener. They'll face Tennessee Tech Sunday at 4:00pm.

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    Rolison set a new career high in K's as the Rebels won 9-2. Ole Miss had a 6-run 2nd inning to take command of the regional opener. They'll face Tennessee Tech Sunday at 4:00pm.

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  • Tallahassee Regional: Oklahoma uses 9-run 7th to beat Mississippi State 20-10

    Tallahassee Regional: Oklahoma uses 9-run 7th to beat Mississippi State 20-10

    Saturday, June 2 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-06-02 13:15:47 GMT
    Mississippi State and Oklahoma baseball put up a football score on the diamond. Source: Mississippi StateMississippi State and Oklahoma baseball put up a football score on the diamond. Source: Mississippi State

    Skelton started the comeback with a 2-run home run in the 2nd. He tied things up with a 2-run single in the 3rd.

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    Skelton started the comeback with a 2-run home run in the 2nd. He tied things up with a 2-run single in the 3rd.

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  • Fayetteville Regional: Sandlin tosses 7 shutout innings as Southern Miss blanks Dallas Baptist

    Fayetteville Regional: Sandlin tosses 7 shutout innings as Southern Miss blanks Dallas Baptist

    Saturday, June 2 2018 9:06 AM EDT2018-06-02 13:06:28 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    The Ferriss Trophy winner struck out 10 in 7 shutout innings as the Golden Eagles blanked Dallas Baptist 9-0.

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    The Ferriss Trophy winner struck out 10 in 7 shutout innings as the Golden Eagles blanked Dallas Baptist 9-0.

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  • Former Mississippi State QB John Bond named new St. Joseph football coach

    Former Mississippi State QB John Bond named new St. Joseph football coach

    Friday, June 1 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-06-01 15:16:07 GMT

    St. Joseph made a pair of big announcements Friday morning. Along with a new coach is a new athletic director. Bruins basketball coach Michael Howell will also serve as the St. Joe AD

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    St. Joseph made a pair of big announcements Friday morning. Along with a new coach is a new athletic director. Bruins basketball coach Michael Howell will also serve as the St. Joe AD

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  • Gary Henderson says postseason play is expected for MSU

    Gary Henderson says postseason play is expected for MSU

    Thursday, May 31 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-06-01 02:58:21 GMT
    Big expectations for the Bulldogs in Florida this weekend. Mississippi State faces Oklahoma Friday at 11:00 AM in the Tallahassee Regional.  Konnor Pilkington will start for MSU. This will be the 5th all-time meeting between the Bulldogs and the Sooners with the most recent matchup being a 5-5 tie at Dodger Stadium in 2016.  In a press conference in Tallahassee, MSU Interim Head Coach Gary Henderson expressed his high expectations for the Bulldogs.  "If yo...More >>
    Big expectations for the Bulldogs in Florida this weekend. Mississippi State faces Oklahoma Friday at 11:00 AM in the Tallahassee Regional.  Konnor Pilkington will start for MSU. This will be the 5th all-time meeting between the Bulldogs and the Sooners with the most recent matchup being a 5-5 tie at Dodger Stadium in 2016.  In a press conference in Tallahassee, MSU Interim Head Coach Gary Henderson expressed his high expectations for the Bulldogs.  "If yo...More >>
  • Scott Berry claims moving Sandlin to starter is best decision USM ever made

    Scott Berry claims moving Sandlin to starter is best decision USM ever made

    Thursday, May 31 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-06-01 02:35:03 GMT
    Southern Miss will face Dallas Baptist in the Fayetteville Regional Friday.  USM enters this game with a .304 team batting average, with seven players holding a batting mark over .300.  Nick Sandlin will start on the mound against Dallas Baptist. He has put together a 9-0 record with a 1.13 ERA. Sandlin leads the nation in both ERA and WHIP. "I think there are two things that sum him up. One, very confident. Two, he really competes," Coach Berry said ...More >>
    Southern Miss will face Dallas Baptist in the Fayetteville Regional Friday.  USM enters this game with a .304 team batting average, with seven players holding a batting mark over .300.  Nick Sandlin will start on the mound against Dallas Baptist. He has put together a 9-0 record with a 1.13 ERA. Sandlin leads the nation in both ERA and WHIP. "I think there are two things that sum him up. One, very confident. Two, he really competes," Coach Berry said ...More >>
  • Rebel Ace Ryan Rolison ready for first NCAA Regional

    Rebel Ace Ryan Rolison ready for first NCAA Regional

    Thursday, May 31 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-06-01 02:16:03 GMT
    Ryan Rolison will be the starting pitcher for Ole Miss on Friday. Rolison has an ERA of 3.79. His last appearance was in the SEC Championship game against LSU where he had three strikeouts, allowed zero runs, no hits and one walk. As a sophomore, this is Rolison's first time pitching in an NCAA Regional. "Nothing really changes. My objective is going to be the same," Rolison said following the Rebels final day of practice before facing St. Louis. "I'm going...More >>
    Ryan Rolison will be the starting pitcher for Ole Miss on Friday. Rolison has an ERA of 3.79. His last appearance was in the SEC Championship game against LSU where he had three strikeouts, allowed zero runs, no hits and one walk. As a sophomore, this is Rolison's first time pitching in an NCAA Regional. "Nothing really changes. My objective is going to be the same," Rolison said following the Rebels final day of practice before facing St. Louis. "I'm going...More >>
  • Ole Miss' Rawlings named to Rimington Trophy watch list

    Ole Miss' Rawlings named to Rimington Trophy watch list

    Thursday, May 31 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-31 22:41:43 GMT
    Ole Miss senior Sean Rawlings has been named to the spring watch list for the 2018 Rimington Trophy. Source: Ole MissOle Miss senior Sean Rawlings has been named to the spring watch list for the 2018 Rimington Trophy. Source: Ole Miss
    Ole Miss senior Sean Rawlings has been named to the spring watch list for the 2018 Rimington Trophy. Source: Ole MissOle Miss senior Sean Rawlings has been named to the spring watch list for the 2018 Rimington Trophy. Source: Ole Miss

    Ole Miss senior Sean Rawlings has been named to the spring watch list for the 2018 Rimington Trophy.

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    Ole Miss senior Sean Rawlings has been named to the spring watch list for the 2018 Rimington Trophy.

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  • Ole Miss' Caracci, USM's Sandlin, Reynolds named All-Americans

    Ole Miss' Caracci, USM's Sandlin, Reynolds named All-Americans

    Thursday, May 31 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-05-31 22:35:21 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Ole Miss' Parker Caracci and Southern Miss' Nick Sandlin and Luke Reynolds were each tabbed All-Americans by Baseball America. Sandlin and Reynolds both earned first-team honors by Collegiate Baseball. 

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    Ole Miss' Parker Caracci and Southern Miss' Nick Sandlin and Luke Reynolds were each tabbed All-Americans by Baseball America. Sandlin and Reynolds both earned first-team honors by Collegiate Baseball. 

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  • 2018 Egg Bowl kickoff time, TV assignment announced

    2018 Egg Bowl kickoff time, TV assignment announced

    Thursday, May 31 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-05-31 22:18:32 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Ole Miss Rebels will face off against the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Nov. 22 in Oxford at 6:30 p.m. 

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    The Ole Miss Rebels will face off against the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Nov. 22 in Oxford at 6:30 p.m. 

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  • USM sticking with script ahead of Dallas Baptist

    USM sticking with script ahead of Dallas Baptist

    Thursday, May 31 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-31 04:44:29 GMT
    If it's not broke, then why fix it? A mentality that coach Scott Berry and the Golden Eagles have coming into their Friday match up against Dallas Baptist. The Patriots won their conference and are club that has flown under the radar. But that doesn't ruffle the feathers of the Eagles.  "No I don't think anything different than what we normally do. I think we stated what makes us win. You know we concentrate on our strengths. And we've talked about what we can control and ...More >>
    If it's not broke, then why fix it? A mentality that coach Scott Berry and the Golden Eagles have coming into their Friday match up against Dallas Baptist. The Patriots won their conference and are club that has flown under the radar. But that doesn't ruffle the feathers of the Eagles.  "No I don't think anything different than what we normally do. I think we stated what makes us win. You know we concentrate on our strengths. And we've talked about what we can control and ...More >>
  • MSU got over distractions & into the postseason

    MSU got over distractions & into the postseason

    Thursday, May 31 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-05-31 04:27:33 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives
    Rough waters in the beginning of the season for the Bulldogs, but coach Henderson and MSU stuck together and got back on track. They play the Oklahoma Sooners on Friday in the sunshine state, he spoke on what it took to get them over the hump and into the post season.  Well I think it starts with a really....really great group of kids. And I think just as important as the quality of people on your coaching staff. And everybody's got to come together, there's got to be trust dev...More >>
    Rough waters in the beginning of the season for the Bulldogs, but coach Henderson and MSU stuck together and got back on track. They play the Oklahoma Sooners on Friday in the sunshine state, he spoke on what it took to get them over the hump and into the post season.  Well I think it starts with a really....really great group of kids. And I think just as important as the quality of people on your coaching staff. And everybody's got to come together, there's got to be trust dev...More >>
  • Rebels get "Kudos" from Bianco

    Rebels get "Kudos" from Bianco

    Thursday, May 31 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-31 04:13:57 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    Ole Miss baseball had the number one recruiting class in 2016. This year is that class' first NCAA Tournament.  Coach Mike Bianco understands the hype behind that rank, but also recognizes the SEC grind that got them into the tournament.  "You know a lot of expectations put on those guys last year and now you know that you look at it, maybe deserving so. When you look at the way those guys played this year, they worked really hard and were able to handle it. This leag...More >>
    Ole Miss baseball had the number one recruiting class in 2016. This year is that class' first NCAA Tournament.  Coach Mike Bianco understands the hype behind that rank, but also recognizes the SEC grind that got them into the tournament.  "You know a lot of expectations put on those guys last year and now you know that you look at it, maybe deserving so. When you look at the way those guys played this year, they worked really hard and were able to handle it. This leag...More >>
  • Southern Miss has faced Dallas Baptist before in NCAA Regionals

    Southern Miss has faced Dallas Baptist before in NCAA Regionals

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-05-30 22:17:25 GMT

    Most wins in school history, first time hosting regionals as the one seed, and lots of broken records. This was the best season in Golden Eagle history. But can they get over the hump to super regionals? Southern Miss will be in Fayetteville against Dallas Baptist, a familiar foe for Scott Berry. Last time the played against each other was when MLB slugger Brian Dozier was still in Hattiesburg.  "We actually did back when Dozier was here. I don't remember actually what yea...

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    Most wins in school history, first time hosting regionals as the one seed, and lots of broken records. This was the best season in Golden Eagle history. But can they get over the hump to super regionals? Southern Miss will be in Fayetteville against Dallas Baptist, a familiar foe for Scott Berry. Last time the played against each other was when MLB slugger Brian Dozier was still in Hattiesburg.  "We actually did back when Dozier was here. I don't remember actually what yea...

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  • Henderson proud of Bulldogs so far this season

    Henderson proud of Bulldogs so far this season

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-05-30 21:16:09 GMT

    The Bulldogs face off against Oklahoma in the Tallahassee Region of the NCAA tournament. This season the team was like a sour patch kid. Started on a sour note after losing Andy Cannizaro, but got sweeter through the season with some tough wins.  This is the first Mississippi State team since 1996 to lose the first three games of the season and make the NCAA tournament. Coach Gary Henderson has been around the SEC for years, and has the resume to get the bulldogs over the hump....

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    The Bulldogs face off against Oklahoma in the Tallahassee Region of the NCAA tournament. This season the team was like a sour patch kid. Started on a sour note after losing Andy Cannizaro, but got sweeter through the season with some tough wins.  This is the first Mississippi State team since 1996 to lose the first three games of the season and make the NCAA tournament. Coach Gary Henderson has been around the SEC for years, and has the resume to get the bulldogs over the hump....

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  • Questions arise after man accused of groping woman charged with misdemeanor

    Questions arise after man accused of groping woman charged with misdemeanor

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-05-30 16:44:50 GMT
    48-year-old Ronald Bryant has been charged with disturbing the peace. Source: Ridgeland Police Department48-year-old Ronald Bryant has been charged with disturbing the peace. Source: Ridgeland Police Department

    Questions and concerns surround a man accused of groping a woman in Ridgeland.          

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    Questions and concerns surround a man accused of groping a woman in Ridgeland.          

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  • Ole Miss baseball looking to check another goal off their list

    Ole Miss baseball looking to check another goal off their list

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-05-30 03:56:50 GMT
    Last year Ole Miss didn't make the tournament, but this year, it's the polar opposite, they're ranked number four in the nation and hosting the regional in Oxford.  Coming into the post season was like a pre-flight check for the rebels. And now they're looking to make another check on that growing list of goals this post season.  Ryan Rolison, the rebels pitcher, began the season with goals, especially for the seniors.  "You know our team goals were to win 40 ga...More >>
    Last year Ole Miss didn't make the tournament, but this year, it's the polar opposite, they're ranked number four in the nation and hosting the regional in Oxford.  Coming into the post season was like a pre-flight check for the rebels. And now they're looking to make another check on that growing list of goals this post season.  Ryan Rolison, the rebels pitcher, began the season with goals, especially for the seniors.  "You know our team goals were to win 40 ga...More >>
  • Brandon Pitcher named Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year

    Brandon Pitcher named Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-05-29 19:58:37 GMT
    It's been a five year drought, but a local kid is now recognized as one of the best baseball player's in the state of Mississippi. Brandon High School pitcher, JT Ginn, was awarded the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year.  Ginn played pitcher and shortstop for the bulldogs this season, and got them to a 22-8 record. While in the 6-A tournament, he also put up a 5-1 record against some of the top talent in the class. And it doesn't stop there. He had an 0.36 earned run averag...More >>
    It's been a five year drought, but a local kid is now recognized as one of the best baseball player's in the state of Mississippi. Brandon High School pitcher, JT Ginn, was awarded the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year.  Ginn played pitcher and shortstop for the bulldogs this season, and got them to a 22-8 record. While in the 6-A tournament, he also put up a 5-1 record against some of the top talent in the class. And it doesn't stop there. He had an 0.36 earned run averag...More >>
  • Brandon pitcher JT Ginn named Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year

    Brandon pitcher JT Ginn named Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-05-29 14:26:57 GMT

    The 6-foot-2, 205-pound senior right-handed pitcher and shortstop led the Bulldogs (22-8) to the second round of the Class 6A tournament. Ginn posted a 5-1 record with a 0.36 earned run average on the mound, fanning 78 batters while allowing just nine walks and 10 hits to compile an opponents’ batting average of .073 in 39.1 innings pitched. He fired two complete-game shutouts and a no- hitter. Ginn also batted .419 (31-for-74) with nine home runs and 27 RBI.

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    The 6-foot-2, 205-pound senior right-handed pitcher and shortstop led the Bulldogs (22-8) to the second round of the Class 6A tournament. Ginn posted a 5-1 record with a 0.36 earned run average on the mound, fanning 78 batters while allowing just nine walks and 10 hits to compile an opponents’ batting average of .073 in 39.1 innings pitched. He fired two complete-game shutouts and a no- hitter. Ginn also batted .419 (31-for-74) with nine home runs and 27 RBI.

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  • Mississippi State selected to Tallahassee Regional

    Mississippi State selected to Tallahassee Regional

    Monday, May 28 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-05-29 03:03:59 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    Gary Henderson's crew are the first MSU squad since 1996 to start a season 0-3 and reach the NCAA Tournament. MSU will face Oklahoma in the opening round Friday.

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    Gary Henderson's crew are the first MSU squad since 1996 to start a season 0-3 and reach the NCAA Tournament. MSU will face Oklahoma in the opening round Friday.

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  • Ole Miss hosts Saint Louis, Tennessee Tech, & Missouri State in Oxford Regional

    Ole Miss hosts Saint Louis, Tennessee Tech, & Missouri State in Oxford Regional

    Monday, May 28 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-05-29 02:57:45 GMT
    Source: NCAASource: NCAA

    The Rebels will face Saint Louis Friday in the 1st Round.

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    The Rebels will face Saint Louis Friday in the 1st Round.

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  • #4 Ole Miss wins SEC Tournament, will host NCAA regional

    #4 Ole Miss wins SEC Tournament, will host NCAA regional

    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-05-28 01:19:56 GMT
    Source: SECSource: SEC

    The Rebels used a four run 7th to accomplish something that hasn't been done in 12 years. They beat LSU 9-1 to win their first SEC Baseball Tournament championship since 2006.

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    The Rebels used a four run 7th to accomplish something that hasn't been done in 12 years. They beat LSU 9-1 to win their first SEC Baseball Tournament championship since 2006.

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  • #11 Southern Miss wins Conference USA Baseball Tournament

    #11 Southern Miss wins Conference USA Baseball Tournament

    Sunday, May 27 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-05-27 21:30:54 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    The Golden Eagles needed to win twice on Sunday to take home the Conference USA Tournament title. Scott Berry's crew did just that. After blanking Charlotte 6-0 in in a 9:00am matchup, USM beat Florida Atlantic 12-3 to finish off a C-USA sweep.

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    The Golden Eagles needed to win twice on Sunday to take home the Conference USA Tournament title. Scott Berry's crew did just that. After blanking Charlotte 6-0 in in a 9:00am matchup, USM beat Florida Atlantic 12-3 to finish off a C-USA sweep.

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    #4 Ole Miss beats Texas A&M to advance to SEC Baseball Tournament title game

    #4 Ole Miss beats Texas A&M to advance to SEC Baseball Tournament title game

    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-05-27 03:56:44 GMT
    Source: SECSource: SEC

    The Rebels beat Texas A&M 2-1 in Hoover. They'll face either LSU or Arkansas Sunday for the SEC title.

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    The Rebels beat Texas A&M 2-1 in Hoover. They'll face either LSU or Arkansas Sunday for the SEC title.

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  • Charlotte stuns #11 Southern Miss, forces if game in C-USA semifinals

    Charlotte stuns #11 Southern Miss, forces if game in C-USA semifinals

    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-05-27 03:02:34 GMT
    Source: WLOXSource: WLOX

    Tommy Bullock hit a walkoff three-run homer in the bottom of the 9th as the 49ers beat the Golden Eagles 7-4. These teams will face off again Sunday at 9:00am. The winner advances to the C-USA Championship.

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    Tommy Bullock hit a walkoff three-run homer in the bottom of the 9th as the 49ers beat the Golden Eagles 7-4. These teams will face off again Sunday at 9:00am. The winner advances to the C-USA Championship.

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  • Adams, Cockrell, & Dillard homer as #4 Ole Miss advances to SEC semifinals

    Adams, Cockrell, & Dillard homer as #4 Ole Miss advances to SEC semifinals

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:29:36 GMT
    Source: WBRCSource: WBRC
    Source: WBRCSource: WBRC

    Three different Rebels homered as they beat #21 Auburn 7-0. Mike Bianco's crew win their 44th game of the season. The Rebs reach the SEC semifinals for the 2nd time in the last 3 seasons.

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    Three different Rebels homered as they beat #21 Auburn 7-0. Mike Bianco's crew win their 44th game of the season. The Rebs reach the SEC semifinals for the 2nd time in the last 3 seasons.

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  • Wallner's homer, Reynolds' double play helps #11 Southern Miss advance to C-USA semis

    Wallner's homer, Reynolds' double play helps #11 Southern Miss advance to C-USA semis

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:51:25 GMT
    Source: WLOXSource: WLOX

    A pair of great plays helped the Golden Eagles beat UTSA 5-3.

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    A pair of great plays helped the Golden Eagles beat UTSA 5-3.

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  • Nick Sandlin tosses 3rd shutout of 2018 as #11 Southern Miss wins C-USA tourney opener

    Nick Sandlin tosses 3rd shutout of 2018 as #11 Southern Miss wins C-USA tourney opener

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:12:05 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    Sandlin struck out 12 UAB Blazers in the 2-0 victory.

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    Sandlin struck out 12 UAB Blazers in the 2-0 victory.

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  • #4 Ole Miss rallies in 10th to beat #8 Georgia in SEC Tournament

    #4 Ole Miss rallies in 10th to beat #8 Georgia in SEC Tournament

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:47:59 GMT
    Source: SECSource: SEC
    Source: SECSource: SEC

    Tim Rowe's two-out single scored Thomas Dillard with the winning run in the 10th inning Thursday as No. 2 seed Mississippi edged No. 3 seed Georgia 5-4 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game.

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    Tim Rowe's two-out single scored Thomas Dillard with the winning run in the 10th inning Thursday as No. 2 seed Mississippi edged No. 3 seed Georgia 5-4 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game.

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  • Dak Prescott comments on NFL rule change on national anthem

    Dak Prescott comments on NFL rule change on national anthem

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:00:39 GMT
    SOURCE: Sporting NewsSOURCE: Sporting News

    The big story in the pros Wednesday is the NFL's new edict on the national anthem. Players on the field are required to stand and show respect when the Star Spangled Banner is played. Those that stay on the field and kneel would be fined. Players do have the option to stay in the locker room when the anthem is played. 

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    The big story in the pros Wednesday is the NFL's new edict on the national anthem. Players on the field are required to stand and show respect when the Star Spangled Banner is played. Those that stay on the field and kneel would be fined. Players do have the option to stay in the locker room when the anthem is played. 

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  • #4 Ole Miss falls to #21 Auburn in 2nd Round of SEC Tournament

    #4 Ole Miss falls to #21 Auburn in 2nd Round of SEC Tournament

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:31:19 GMT
    Source: WBRCSource: WBRC
    Source: WBRCSource: WBRC

    Edouard Julien hit a grand slam Wednesday as No. 7 seed Auburn defeated No. 2 seed Mississippi 9-3 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Auburn (39-19) remains in the winners' bracket in the double-elimination portion of the tournament and faces No. 11 seed Texas A&M (38-19) on Thursday. Ole Miss (42-15) meets No. 3 seed Georgia (37-18) in an elimination game Thursday. 

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    Edouard Julien hit a grand slam Wednesday as No. 7 seed Auburn defeated No. 2 seed Mississippi 9-3 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Auburn (39-19) remains in the winners' bracket in the double-elimination portion of the tournament and faces No. 11 seed Texas A&M (38-19) on Thursday. Ole Miss (42-15) meets No. 3 seed Georgia (37-18) in an elimination game Thursday. 

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  • Berry, Reynolds, & Sandlin win C-USA postseason baseball awards

    Berry, Reynolds, & Sandlin win C-USA postseason baseball awards

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:27:46 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM
    Press Release from Southern Miss Athletics Luke Reynolds earned Conference USA Player and Newcomer of the Year honors, while Nick Sandlin tallied Pitcher of the Year and Scott Berry garnered Coach of the Year accolades for their respective successful seasons, announced an announcement by the league office. The vote includes the 12 league head coaches and baseball sports information directors as well as one media member from each league school. Reynolds, along with Sandlin, wer...More >>
    Press Release from Southern Miss Athletics Luke Reynolds earned Conference USA Player and Newcomer of the Year honors, while Nick Sandlin tallied Pitcher of the Year and Scott Berry garnered Coach of the Year accolades for their respective successful seasons, announced an announcement by the league office. The vote includes the 12 league head coaches and baseball sports information directors as well as one media member from each league school. Reynolds, along with Sandlin, wer...More >>
  • Trophy and Tournament talk at Ferriss Trophy ceremony

    Trophy and Tournament talk at Ferriss Trophy ceremony

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:15:20 GMT

    Monday was an opportunity to talk to Ferriss winner Nick Sandlin about winning the prestigious award.  We also got to talk to the Big 3 head coaches about their respective conference tournaments.

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    Monday was an opportunity to talk to Ferriss winner Nick Sandlin about winning the prestigious award.  We also got to talk to the Big 3 head coaches about their respective conference tournaments.

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  • Ole Miss stresses education of athletes and staff in light of sports betting legalization

    Ole Miss stresses education of athletes and staff in light of sports betting legalization

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:50:59 GMT
    The United States Supreme Court's landmark decision legalizing sports wagering creates a whole new world for college athletics. Source: WLBTThe United States Supreme Court's landmark decision legalizing sports wagering creates a whole new world for college athletics. Source: WLBT
    The United States Supreme Court's landmark decision legalizing sports wagering creates a whole new world for college athletics. Source: WLBTThe United States Supreme Court's landmark decision legalizing sports wagering creates a whole new world for college athletics. Source: WLBT

    Ole Miss Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Ross Bjork estimates he's been in touch with 10 to 15 of his peers around the country, all trying to figure out how to handle this new reality.

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    Ole Miss Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Ross Bjork estimates he's been in touch with 10 to 15 of his peers around the country, all trying to figure out how to handle this new reality.

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  • Southern Miss pitcher Nick Sandlin wins 2018 Ferriss Trophy

    Southern Miss pitcher Nick Sandlin wins 2018 Ferriss Trophy

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:15:29 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Sandlin has shined in his first full season as a Golden Eagle starter. The Georgia native has gone from shutdown closer to shutdown ace. Sandlin is 8-0 with a 1.25 ERA this season.

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    Sandlin has shined in his first full season as a Golden Eagle starter. The Georgia native has gone from shutdown closer to shutdown ace. Sandlin is 8-0 with a 1.25 ERA this season.

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  • Five Rebels, two Bulldogs earn All-SEC Baseball honors

    Five Rebels, two Bulldogs earn All-SEC Baseball honors

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:30:19 GMT
    Source: SECSource: SEC

    Jake Mangum and Ryan Olenek were selected to the All-SEC First Team.

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    Jake Mangum and Ryan Olenek were selected to the All-SEC First Team.

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  • Former Ole Miss Rebel describes what it was like trying to stop Billy Cannon

    Former Ole Miss Rebel describes what it was like trying to stop Billy Cannon

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:34:09 GMT
    Former LSU running back and tight end, Billy Cannon died at his home, peacefully, in St. Francisville Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.  In 1959, on Halloween night, Cannon led #1 LSU to a victory over #3 Ole Miss.  The Tigers were trailing 3-0 when Cannon returned a punt 89 yards for a touchdown, breaking 7 tackles along the way.  It was the only touchdown of the game, resulting in a 7-3 victory for LSU in Tiger Stadium.  That year, Cannon won the Heis...More >>
    Former LSU running back and tight end, Billy Cannon died at his home, peacefully, in St. Francisville Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.  In 1959, on Halloween night, Cannon led #1 LSU to a victory over #3 Ole Miss.  The Tigers were trailing 3-0 when Cannon returned a punt 89 yards for a touchdown, breaking 7 tackles along the way.  It was the only touchdown of the game, resulting in a 7-3 victory for LSU in Tiger Stadium.  That year, Cannon won the Heis...More >>
  • Tori Bowie and Kennedi Sanders compete in Boston

    Tori Bowie and Kennedi Sanders compete in Boston

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:24:57 GMT
    Madison Central 8th grader Kennedi Sanders and three-time Olympic medalist Tori Bowie both competed in the Adidas Boost Boston Games.  Sanders placed 4th in the Adidas Dream 100 meter with a time of 11.83.  Bowie placed 1st in the 100 meter with a time of 11.05. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    Madison Central 8th grader Kennedi Sanders and three-time Olympic medalist Tori Bowie both competed in the Adidas Boost Boston Games.  Sanders placed 4th in the Adidas Dream 100 meter with a time of 11.83.  Bowie placed 1st in the 100 meter with a time of 11.05. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • St. Joseph wins 2A State Championship

    St. Joseph wins 2A State Championship

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:57:14 GMT

    Bruins up 5-1 in the top of the 6th inning. Jacob Wood with a hard hit to Joseph Pearson, Pearson tags third and gets the out at first for the double play.  Grayson Guillory on the mound for the Bruins. Guillory pitched the entire game, throwing 110 total pitches. One last shot for the Urchins in the top of the 7th, runner on first with two outs, and Collin Ledbetter makes the last out as the Bruins win 5-1, winning their first state title since 1977. Copyright 2018 ...

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    Bruins up 5-1 in the top of the 6th inning. Jacob Wood with a hard hit to Joseph Pearson, Pearson tags third and gets the out at first for the double play.  Grayson Guillory on the mound for the Bruins. Guillory pitched the entire game, throwing 110 total pitches. One last shot for the Urchins in the top of the 7th, runner on first with two outs, and Collin Ledbetter makes the last out as the Bruins win 5-1, winning their first state title since 1977. Copyright 2018 ...

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  • Kennedi Sanders to represent Madison Central in Adidas Boost Games in Boston

    Kennedi Sanders to represent Madison Central in Adidas Boost Games in Boston

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:51:56 GMT
    A Madison Central 8th grader will be on the national stage Sunday. Kennedi Sanders is set to compete in the Adidas Boost Games in Boston. She'll race in the Dream 100 against the best high school sprinters in the nation. Sanders won the 6A 100 meter state title earlier this month with a time of 11.94 seconds. She described the moment when she received the invite from Adidas. "At first I didn't believe it. I actually thought my mom and my coach were playing a prank on me,&quo...More >>
    A Madison Central 8th grader will be on the national stage Sunday. Kennedi Sanders is set to compete in the Adidas Boost Games in Boston. She'll race in the Dream 100 against the best high school sprinters in the nation. Sanders won the 6A 100 meter state title earlier this month with a time of 11.94 seconds. She described the moment when she received the invite from Adidas. "At first I didn't believe it. I actually thought my mom and my coach were playing a prank on me,&quo...More >>
  • Jones County wins NJCAA DII Softball National Championship

    Jones County wins NJCAA DII Softball National Championship

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:47:26 GMT
    The Lady Bobcats are 53 - 3 this season and are on a 20 game winning streak. JCJC facing Phoenix in the NJCAA DII Softball National Championship. Jones County already up 11-1 in the 4th, McKennah Sikes goes yard for a two run home run to make it 13-1.  Then, Kelsha Loftin wants in on the action, she gets a home run as well and the Lady Bobcats go up 17-1, scoring 6 runs in the fourth inning.  Note: There is no run-rule in a title game. Jones County goes on to win it...More >>
    The Lady Bobcats are 53 - 3 this season and are on a 20 game winning streak. JCJC facing Phoenix in the NJCAA DII Softball National Championship. Jones County already up 11-1 in the 4th, McKennah Sikes goes yard for a two run home run to make it 13-1.  Then, Kelsha Loftin wants in on the action, she gets a home run as well and the Lady Bobcats go up 17-1, scoring 6 runs in the fourth inning.  Note: There is no run-rule in a title game. Jones County goes on to win it...More >>
  • Tanner Allen hits 3-run HR as Mississippi State wins series over #1 Florida

    Tanner Allen hits 3-run HR as Mississippi State wins series over #1 Florida

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:05:17 GMT

    A three-hit night from Tanner Allen highlighted a 12-hit attack as Mississippi State knocked off No. 1 Florida 12-4 Friday night at Dudy Noble Field. MSU clinched the weekend series from the SEC regular-season champions, while moving to 8-1 against Top 10 opponents this season.

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    A three-hit night from Tanner Allen highlighted a 12-hit attack as Mississippi State knocked off No. 1 Florida 12-4 Friday night at Dudy Noble Field. MSU clinched the weekend series from the SEC regular-season champions, while moving to 8-1 against Top 10 opponents this season.

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  • Mangum's 2-run triple helps Mississippi State upset #1 Florida

    Mangum's 2-run triple helps Mississippi State upset #1 Florida

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:38:38 GMT
    Source: SEC NetworkSource: SEC Network
    Source: SEC NetworkSource: SEC Network

    Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the 8th, Mangum punched the Bulldogs ticket to Hoover in one swing. His two-run triple gave MSU a 4-3 lead over #1 Florida.

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    Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the 8th, Mangum punched the Bulldogs ticket to Hoover in one swing. His two-run triple gave MSU a 4-3 lead over #1 Florida.

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  • Caracci notches two-inning save, #4 Ole Miss beats Alabama

    Caracci notches two-inning save, #4 Ole Miss beats Alabama

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:37:30 GMT
    Source: SEC NetworkSource: SEC Network

    A Jackson Prep alum was called upon once again for #4 Ole Miss. Parker Caracci tossed 2 perfect innings to secure a 4-3 Rebel win over Alabama. He struck out a pair of Crimson Tide batters in the 8th for the save.

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    A Jackson Prep alum was called upon once again for #4 Ole Miss. Parker Caracci tossed 2 perfect innings to secure a 4-3 Rebel win over Alabama. He struck out a pair of Crimson Tide batters in the 8th for the save.

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  • Golden Eagles clinch C-USA baseball title, top seed in tournament

    Golden Eagles clinch C-USA baseball title, top seed in tournament

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:01:45 GMT
    The Golden Eagles will conclude spring drills at noon Saturday with the annual Black and Gold Game at M.M. Roberts Stadium.The Golden Eagles will conclude spring drills at noon Saturday with the annual Black and Gold Game at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

    Gabe Montenegro doubled three times in support of Nick Sandlin as Southern Miss clinched its second consecutive Conference USA regular-season baseball championship Thursday with a 10-2 win over Marshall.

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    Gabe Montenegro doubled three times in support of Nick Sandlin as Southern Miss clinched its second consecutive Conference USA regular-season baseball championship Thursday with a 10-2 win over Marshall.

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  • Proposed regulations released for sports betting in Mississippi

    Proposed regulations released for sports betting in Mississippi

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:25:33 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Because a law is already on the books in Mississippi, the commission was able to take quick action on presenting proposed regulations. Those regulations are now out for public comment.

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    Because a law is already on the books in Mississippi, the commission was able to take quick action on presenting proposed regulations. Those regulations are now out for public comment.

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  • Dezmond Chumley has 3 RBI as Jackson State wins SWAC Tournament opener

    Dezmond Chumley has 3 RBI as Jackson State wins SWAC Tournament opener

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:49:07 GMT
    Source: SWACSource: SWAC

    The Tigers used a six-run fifth inning en route to a 13-3 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff Wednesday morning in the opening round of the 2018 SWAC Baseball Tournament. All the runs in the fifth inning were with two outs.

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    The Tigers used a six-run fifth inning en route to a 13-3 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff Wednesday morning in the opening round of the 2018 SWAC Baseball Tournament. All the runs in the fifth inning were with two outs.

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  • Tyler Keenan homers in 3rd straight game, #4 Ole Miss gets 40th win of 2018

    Tyler Keenan homers in 3rd straight game, #4 Ole Miss gets 40th win of 2018

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:51:30 GMT
    Source: KAITSource: KAIT
    Source: KAITSource: KAIT

    The SEC Player of the Week had 4 RBI as the #4 Rebels beat Arkansas State 15-8 Tuesday night.

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    The SEC Player of the Week had 4 RBI as the #4 Rebels beat Arkansas State 15-8 Tuesday night.

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  • 7 JSU Tigers on All-SWAC Baseball Team; Hernandez, Tirado, & Galatas win postseason awards

    7 JSU Tigers on All-SWAC Baseball Team; Hernandez, Tirado, & Galatas win postseason awards

    Monday, May 14 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-14 17:31:12 GMT

    Raul Hernandez from Jackson State was voted the Newcomer of the Year.  The junior from Cidra, Puerto Rico was third in the league in batting average (.384). Jose Tirado of Jackson State was voted the Relief Pitcher of the Year.  Tirado finished the regular season with a 2.78 ERA. Nikelle Galatas of Jackson State was voted the league’s Freshman of the Year.

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    Raul Hernandez from Jackson State was voted the Newcomer of the Year.  The junior from Cidra, Puerto Rico was third in the league in batting average (.384). Jose Tirado of Jackson State was voted the Relief Pitcher of the Year.  Tirado finished the regular season with a 2.78 ERA. Nikelle Galatas of Jackson State was voted the league’s Freshman of the Year.

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  • Finalists revealed for 2018 Ferriss Trophy

    Finalists revealed for 2018 Ferriss Trophy

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-05-14 14:53:22 GMT
    WLBT archivesWLBT archives

    Southern Miss is the only school with two players selected. Fans can help select the winner by voting at http://www.csopavoting.com starting Monday at 5:00pm.

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    Southern Miss is the only school with two players selected. Fans can help select the winner by voting at http://www.csopavoting.com starting Monday at 5:00pm.

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  • Meet Bully's Mom: Lisa Pritchard is more than just Jak's caretaker

    Meet Bully's Mom: Lisa Pritchard is more than just Jak's caretaker

    Monday, May 14 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-14 04:53:04 GMT

    Normally Lisa Pritchard's feet are all you see on display. Because, let's be honest, Bully is the star of the show. But the woman on the other end of the leash is responsible for the well-being of MSU's fan favorite.

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    Normally Lisa Pritchard's feet are all you see on display. Because, let's be honest, Bully is the star of the show. But the woman on the other end of the leash is responsible for the well-being of MSU's fan favorite.

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  • Former Ole Miss football coach Billy Brewer passes away

    Former Ole Miss football coach Billy Brewer passes away

    Sunday, May 13 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-13 18:41:12 GMT

    He had a heart condition and was battling complications from a stroke that he suffered in February. Brewer led the Rebels from 1983 to 1993, reaching 5 bowl games. He was selected to the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in October 2017. He will be enshrined posthumously into the 2018 class on July 28th.

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    He had a heart condition and was battling complications from a stroke that he suffered in February. Brewer led the Rebels from 1983 to 1993, reaching 5 bowl games. He was selected to the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in October 2017. He will be enshrined posthumously into the 2018 class on July 28th.

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  • Ethridge strikes out 10 in relief, #5 Ole Miss sweeps #16 Auburn

    Ethridge strikes out 10 in relief, #5 Ole Miss sweeps #16 Auburn

    Saturday, May 12 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-05-13 03:13:27 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    A trio of Rebels had 2 RBI each in a 10-3 victory over #16 Auburn.

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    A trio of Rebels had 2 RBI each in a 10-3 victory over #16 Auburn.

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  • #5 Ole Miss beats #16 Auburn, Mike Bianco gets 800th career win

    #5 Ole Miss beats #16 Auburn, Mike Bianco gets 800th career win

    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:41:43 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss BaseballSource: Ole Miss Baseball
    Source: Ole Miss BaseballSource: Ole Miss Baseball

    The Ole Miss offense topped one of the best arms in college baseball. The #5 Rebels knocked out Auburn starter Casey Mize after 5 innings, going on to win 8-3 Friday night.

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    The Ole Miss offense topped one of the best arms in college baseball. The #5 Rebels knocked out Auburn starter Casey Mize after 5 innings, going on to win 8-3 Friday night.

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  • Golsan has 3 RBI, Caracci notches save as #5 Ole Miss beats #16 Auburn

    Golsan has 3 RBI, Caracci notches save as #5 Ole Miss beats #16 Auburn

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:58 PM EDT2018-05-11 03:58:20 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    #5 Ole Miss moved back into a tie for the SEC West lead on Thursday. The Rebels held off a #16 Auburn rally to win 5-4. 

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    #5 Ole Miss moved back into a tie for the SEC West lead on Thursday. The Rebels held off a #16 Auburn rally to win 5-4. 

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  • Road Dawgs Tour kicks off with Joe Moorhead visiting Vicksburg

    Road Dawgs Tour kicks off with Joe Moorhead visiting Vicksburg

    Thursday, May 10 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-05-10 19:30:02 GMT

    Moorhead will see six cities in The Sip over the next five days, including Meridian, Biloxi, and Cleveland.

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    Moorhead will see six cities in The Sip over the next five days, including Meridian, Biloxi, and Cleveland.

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  • Four Hinds Eagles sign to play DI baseball

    Four Hinds Eagles sign to play DI baseball

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-05-10 03:35:13 GMT

    Six Hinds Eagles signed to play baseball at the next level, four of them are heading to D-1 programs.  Noah Hughes (Jackson Prep/Mississippi State) – Southeastern Louisiana University Carson Klepzig (Desoto Central/Ole Miss) – University of Louisiana Monroe Andrew Beesley (Natchez Cathedral) - University of Louisiana Monroe Tyler Trussell (Brandon) – University of South Alabama Nathan Babb (Brandon) – William Carey Caleb Danzy (Colfax, La.) –...

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    Six Hinds Eagles signed to play baseball at the next level, four of them are heading to D-1 programs.  Noah Hughes (Jackson Prep/Mississippi State) – Southeastern Louisiana University Carson Klepzig (Desoto Central/Ole Miss) – University of Louisiana Monroe Andrew Beesley (Natchez Cathedral) - University of Louisiana Monroe Tyler Trussell (Brandon) – University of South Alabama Nathan Babb (Brandon) – William Carey Caleb Danzy (Colfax, La.) –...

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  • Mississippi College wins first Gulf South baseball title in program history

    Mississippi College wins first Gulf South baseball title in program history

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-05-09 22:01:08 GMT

     The Mississippi College baseball team won the Gulf South Conference Baseball Championship with a 7-6 win over Lee University on Wednesday, May 9 at Harvey Stadium-Ferriss Field. The Choctaws earned the automatic berth into the NCAA South Regional.

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     The Mississippi College baseball team won the Gulf South Conference Baseball Championship with a 7-6 win over Lee University on Wednesday, May 9 at Harvey Stadium-Ferriss Field. The Choctaws earned the automatic berth into the NCAA South Regional.

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  • Jackson Prep tops MRA in game 1

    Jackson Prep tops MRA in game 1

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-05-09 11:37:00 GMT

    It was a seventh inning thriller at Madison Ridgeland-Academy Tuesday night for game one of the MAIS AAAA-D1 semifinals.  Chase Koski scored following an over throw at second base to put MRA within one.  Niko Mazza walked, putting the tying run on second base, winning run on first. But Kelly Crumpton catches Justin Williams at second base for the second out of the inning.  On MRA's last chance, it was an easy out at first for Williams to make. Jackson Pre...

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    It was a seventh inning thriller at Madison Ridgeland-Academy Tuesday night for game one of the MAIS AAAA-D1 semifinals.  Chase Koski scored following an over throw at second base to put MRA within one.  Niko Mazza walked, putting the tying run on second base, winning run on first. But Kelly Crumpton catches Justin Williams at second base for the second out of the inning.  On MRA's last chance, it was an easy out at first for Williams to make. Jackson Pre...

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  • David Dellucci, Ron Polk among 2018 Baseball Legends

    David Dellucci, Ron Polk among 2018 Baseball Legends

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-09 04:19:02 GMT
    The SEC's 2018 Baseball Legends class features Ole Miss' David Dellucci and Mississippi State's Ron Polk.  Dellucci played four seasons in Oxford, earning two All-SEC selections and even an All-American nod. Dellucci was drafted in the 10th round in 1995 and his 13-year MLB career would span 7 teams with a career batting average of .256 along with 101 home runs, and almost 400 RBI.  Ron Polk was named the winningest coach in the history of the SEC. He spent 29 seasons...More >>
    The SEC's 2018 Baseball Legends class features Ole Miss' David Dellucci and Mississippi State's Ron Polk.  Dellucci played four seasons in Oxford, earning two All-SEC selections and even an All-American nod. Dellucci was drafted in the 10th round in 1995 and his 13-year MLB career would span 7 teams with a career batting average of .256 along with 101 home runs, and almost 400 RBI.  Ron Polk was named the winningest coach in the history of the SEC. He spent 29 seasons...More >>
  • Hartfield Academy tops Simpson Academy 14-5

    Hartfield Academy tops Simpson Academy 14-5

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-05-09 04:14:32 GMT
    Hartfield Academy tops Simpson Academy 14-5 in game one of the MAIS AAAA-D2 semifinals. The Hawks scored 7 runs in the fifth inning.  Game two is set for Thursday at Simpson Academy. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    Hartfield Academy tops Simpson Academy 14-5 in game one of the MAIS AAAA-D2 semifinals. The Hawks scored 7 runs in the fifth inning.  Game two is set for Thursday at Simpson Academy. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Harrison Central product prepares for NFL opportunity

    Harrison Central product prepares for NFL opportunity

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-05-09 01:47:50 GMT
    Harrison Central and Mississippi State product Lashard Durr gets in work before heading to Indianapolis for Colts rookie mini-camp (WLOX Sports)Harrison Central and Mississippi State product Lashard Durr gets in work before heading to Indianapolis for Colts rookie mini-camp (WLOX Sports)
    Harrison Central and Mississippi State product Lashard Durr gets in work before heading to Indianapolis for Colts rookie mini-camp (WLOX Sports)Harrison Central and Mississippi State product Lashard Durr gets in work before heading to Indianapolis for Colts rookie mini-camp (WLOX Sports)

    After signing an undrafted free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts, Harrison Central and Mississippi State product Lashard Durr prepares for his NFL opportunity. 

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    After signing an undrafted free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts, Harrison Central and Mississippi State product Lashard Durr prepares for his NFL opportunity. 

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  • Mark Ingram suspended for 4 games

    Mark Ingram suspended for 4 games

    Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)

    New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy, according to NFL.com. 

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    New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy, according to NFL.com. 

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  • M-Braves star, Mississippi native Austin Riley promoted to AAA Gwinnett

    M-Braves star, Mississippi native Austin Riley promoted to AAA Gwinnett

    Monday, May 7 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-05-07 21:22:27 GMT
    21-year-old Riley is promoted to Gwinnett after playing 75 games for the M-Braves over the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Source: WLBT21-year-old Riley is promoted to Gwinnett after playing 75 games for the M-Braves over the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Source: WLBT

    Riley, 21, is promoted to Gwinnett after playing 75 games for the M-Braves over the 2017 and 2018 seasons batting .321 with 19 doubles, 14 home runs, 47 RBI and 45 runs scored.

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    Riley, 21, is promoted to Gwinnett after playing 75 games for the M-Braves over the 2017 and 2018 seasons batting .321 with 19 doubles, 14 home runs, 47 RBI and 45 runs scored.

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  • Too Many Polls: May 7th

    Too Many Polls: May 7th

    Monday, May 7 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-05-07 20:19:59 GMT

    The world of college baseball is filled with quality teams and lets face it: Too Many Polls. Mississippi teams move up and down weekly in D1Baseball, the National College Baseball Writers Association, Baseball America, the ESPN Coaches Poll, Perfect Game, and Collegiate Baseball. Every week I’ll show you where Magnolia State schools stack up in SIX national rankings.

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    The world of college baseball is filled with quality teams and lets face it: Too Many Polls. Mississippi teams move up and down weekly in D1Baseball, the National College Baseball Writers Association, Baseball America, the ESPN Coaches Poll, Perfect Game, and Collegiate Baseball. Every week I’ll show you where Magnolia State schools stack up in SIX national rankings.

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  • Reynolds named C-USA Hitter of the Week, Sandlin named a National Player of the Week

    Reynolds named C-USA Hitter of the Week, Sandlin named a National Player of the Week

    Monday, May 7 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-05-07 18:15:03 GMT

    Southern Miss had two of its baseball players honored Monday as junior third baseman Luke Reynolds garnered the Conference USA Hitter of the Week award, while junior right-handed pitcher Nick Sandlin collected a National Player of the Week nod by the publication Collegiate Baseball.

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    Southern Miss had two of its baseball players honored Monday as junior third baseman Luke Reynolds garnered the Conference USA Hitter of the Week award, while junior right-handed pitcher Nick Sandlin collected a National Player of the Week nod by the publication Collegiate Baseball.

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  • Pelicans drop game 4, KD proves to be a problem for N.O.

    Pelicans drop game 4, KD proves to be a problem for N.O.

    Monday, May 7 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-05-07 04:18:10 GMT
    The Pelicans came up short in game four against Golden State 118-92 and the Warriors now lead the series 3-1. Anthony Davis led the Pelicans with 26 points and 12 rebounds while Kevin Durant led all with 38 points.  "He's an MVP and he's an MVP of the finals. I think that kind of speaks for itself," Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry said about Kevin Durant. "It doesn't matter who you play on K.D., he's probably going to have those kinds of numb...More >>
    The Pelicans came up short in game four against Golden State 118-92 and the Warriors now lead the series 3-1. Anthony Davis led the Pelicans with 26 points and 12 rebounds while Kevin Durant led all with 38 points.  "He's an MVP and he's an MVP of the finals. I think that kind of speaks for itself," Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry said about Kevin Durant. "It doesn't matter who you play on K.D., he's probably going to have those kinds of numb...More >>
  • MHSAA State Track Finals: 1A / 3A / 5A

    MHSAA State Track Finals: 1A / 3A / 5A

    Saturday, May 5 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-05-06 03:12:10 GMT
    Yazoo County's Jessee Henderson and Forest Hill's Dante Brown both dazzled in multiple events today in Pearl. Henderson, a Mississippi State signee, placed first in the 110m hurdles and first in the triple jump among other awards.  Brown finished first in both the 100m and 200m races.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved. #SeniorSZN went out with a BANG https://t.co/gsk2FfYTYf — Jesse Henderson (@_jhendo) May 5, 2018More >>
    Yazoo County's Jessee Henderson and Forest Hill's Dante Brown both dazzled in multiple events today in Pearl. Henderson, a Mississippi State signee, placed first in the 110m hurdles and first in the triple jump among other awards.  Brown finished first in both the 100m and 200m races.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved. #SeniorSZN went out with a BANG https://t.co/gsk2FfYTYf — Jesse Henderson (@_jhendo) May 5, 2018More >>
  • Nick Sandlin tosses 2nd straight shutout as #10 Southern Miss beats UAB

    Nick Sandlin tosses 2nd straight shutout as #10 Southern Miss beats UAB

    Saturday, May 5 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-05-05 15:02:01 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    Sandlin (7-0) gave up six hits to go along with two walks and a hit by pitch, while fanning nine as the junior right-hander has not allowed an earned run over his last 32 innings. The Golden Eagles beat the Blazers 6-0.

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    Sandlin (7-0) gave up six hits to go along with two walks and a hit by pitch, while fanning nine as the junior right-hander has not allowed an earned run over his last 32 innings. The Golden Eagles beat the Blazers 6-0.

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  • Mississippi State's Leo Lewis arrested in Oktibbeha County

    Mississippi State's Leo Lewis arrested in Oktibbeha County

    Friday, May 4 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-05-04 20:16:20 GMT
    Source: Oktibbeha County Sheriff's DepartmentSource: Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department

    Mississippi State linebacker Leo Lewis was arrested early Friday morning on a charge of disorderly conduct. 

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    Mississippi State linebacker Leo Lewis was arrested early Friday morning on a charge of disorderly conduct. 

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  • Ole Miss suspends fraternity over hazing

    Ole Miss suspends fraternity over hazing

    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-05-04 03:44:28 GMT
    (Source: Public Domain)(Source: Public Domain)

    A University of Mississippi fraternity is suspended over hazing violations, according to the dean of students.

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    A University of Mississippi fraternity is suspended over hazing violations, according to the dean of students.

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  • Mississippi native Austin Riley primed to be Braves 3B of the future

    Mississippi native Austin Riley primed to be Braves 3B of the future

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-05-03 03:02:43 GMT
    21-year-old Riley is promoted to Gwinnett after playing 75 games for the M-Braves over the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Source: WLBT21-year-old Riley is promoted to Gwinnett after playing 75 games for the M-Braves over the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Source: WLBT

    We've seen a lot of talent come through Pearl thanks to the Mississippi Braves: Dansby Swanson, Ronald Acuna, Ozzie Albies  Sean Newcomb, Johan Camargo, Mike Soroka. All former M-Braves that can be found starting in Atlanta. So now let's take a look at Austin Riley, starting 3rd baseman for the M-Braves and the projected future starter in the big leagues.

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    We've seen a lot of talent come through Pearl thanks to the Mississippi Braves: Dansby Swanson, Ronald Acuna, Ozzie Albies  Sean Newcomb, Johan Camargo, Mike Soroka. All former M-Braves that can be found starting in Atlanta. So now let's take a look at Austin Riley, starting 3rd baseman for the M-Braves and the projected future starter in the big leagues.

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  • Alcorn State standouts Norlando Veals & Timothy Gardner invited to NFL Rookie Minicamps

    Alcorn State standouts Norlando Veals & Timothy Gardner invited to NFL Rookie Minicamps

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-02 21:33:27 GMT

    Gardner will first attend camp with the Jacksonville Jaguars next week and also with the Atlanta Falcons and Pittsburgh Steelers. Veals has earned a shot at camp with the Washington Redskins.

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    Gardner will first attend camp with the Jacksonville Jaguars next week and also with the Atlanta Falcons and Pittsburgh Steelers. Veals has earned a shot at camp with the Washington Redskins.

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  • NCAA responds to Ole Miss appeal of football penalties

    NCAA responds to Ole Miss appeal of football penalties

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-05-02 21:12:49 GMT
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    Ole Miss released more documents today thanks to the Mississippi Public Records Act. The NCAA decided in December to hand out another bowl ban for 2018. The Rebels felt that a 2017 ban is enough. The NCAA response to said appeal was revealed in 32 pages.

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    Ole Miss released more documents today thanks to the Mississippi Public Records Act. The NCAA decided in December to hand out another bowl ban for 2018. The Rebels felt that a 2017 ban is enough. The NCAA response to said appeal was revealed in 32 pages.

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  • Tarvarius Moore & Cornell Armstrong back at The Rock after being picked in NFL Draft

    Tarvarius Moore & Cornell Armstrong back at The Rock after being picked in NFL Draft

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-02 04:13:28 GMT

    A pair of Golden Eagles were in Hattiesburg just days after being selected in the NFL Draft.

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    A pair of Golden Eagles were in Hattiesburg just days after being selected in the NFL Draft.

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  • Chiefs select Breeland Speaks in 2nd Round of 2018 NFL Draft

    Chiefs select Breeland Speaks in 2nd Round of 2018 NFL Draft

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-05-01 03:48:18 GMT

    A Jackson native went off the board early Friday in the 2018 NFL Draft.

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    A Jackson native went off the board early Friday in the 2018 NFL Draft.

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  • Alcorn State RB De’Lance Turner signs free agent deal with Ravens

    Alcorn State RB De’Lance Turner signs free agent deal with Ravens

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:46 PM EDT2018-05-01 03:46:26 GMT

    The number of Pine Belt natives scooped up in the National Football League Draft continues to increase. Former Perry County High School student, De' Lance Marquis Turner, is the third player to sign with a team during draft weekend.

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    The number of Pine Belt natives scooped up in the National Football League Draft continues to increase. Former Perry County High School student, De' Lance Marquis Turner, is the third player to sign with a team during draft weekend.

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  • Pearl football coach embraces son's passion

    Pearl football coach embraces son's passion

    Monday, April 30 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-05-01 02:35:14 GMT
    You often hear stories of the coach’s son starring on the field for his father’s team. That’s unlikely to happen with the Pearl football team. Source: WLBTYou often hear stories of the coach’s son starring on the field for his father’s team. That’s unlikely to happen with the Pearl football team. Source: WLBT

    J controls the music on the Perry’s ride to school every morning. What’s on the dial? Mostly show tunes, with J saying his favorites include ‘Wicked’ and ‘Hamilton’.

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    J controls the music on the Perry’s ride to school every morning. What’s on the dial? Mostly show tunes, with J saying his favorites include ‘Wicked’ and ‘Hamilton’.

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  • WLBT Sports Extra: Ole Miss DE Breeland Speaks on being drafted by Chiefs

    WLBT Sports Extra: Ole Miss DE Breeland Speaks on being drafted by Chiefs

    Monday, April 30 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-04-30 21:16:59 GMT

    The Jackson native celebrated with friends and family Friday night after being selected in the NFL Draft. Speaks was in Kansas City this weekend visiting with the Chiefs.

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    The Jackson native celebrated with friends and family Friday night after being selected in the NFL Draft. Speaks was in Kansas City this weekend visiting with the Chiefs.

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  • Mississippi in the NFL Draft: Day 3 summary

    Mississippi in the NFL Draft: Day 3 summary

    Sunday, April 29 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-04-29 23:02:41 GMT

    Here's a list of Mississippi athletes that went in rounds 4-7 of the NFL Draft:  Ito Smith (Southern Miss) drafted by Atlanta Falcons, 126th overall pick. Marquis Haynes (Ole Miss) drafted by Carolina Panthers, 136th overall pick. Jordan Wilkins (Ole Miss) drafted by Indianapolis Colts, 169th overall pick. Cornell Armstrong (Southern Miss) drafted by Miami Dolphins, 209th overall pick. Jordan Thomas (Mississippi State) drafte...

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    Here's a list of Mississippi athletes that went in rounds 4-7 of the NFL Draft:  Ito Smith (Southern Miss) drafted by Atlanta Falcons, 126th overall pick. Marquis Haynes (Ole Miss) drafted by Carolina Panthers, 136th overall pick. Jordan Wilkins (Ole Miss) drafted by Indianapolis Colts, 169th overall pick. Cornell Armstrong (Southern Miss) drafted by Miami Dolphins, 209th overall pick. Jordan Thomas (Mississippi State) drafte...

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  • Texans select Martinas Rankin in 3rd Round of 2018 NFL Draft

    Texans select Martinas Rankin in 3rd Round of 2018 NFL Draft

    Friday, April 27 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-04-28 02:37:38 GMT
    Source: WTVASource: WTVA
    Source: WTVASource: WTVA

    A Bulldog offensive lineman has been selected in the NFL Draft for the 2nd straight season.

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    A Bulldog offensive lineman has been selected in the NFL Draft for the 2nd straight season.

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  • #5 Ole Miss scores 11 runs in 6th to beat LSU

    #5 Ole Miss scores 11 runs in 6th to beat LSU

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-04-27 03:53:36 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    The Rebels routed LSU 14-3 at Swayze Field.

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    The Rebels routed LSU 14-3 at Swayze Field.

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  • 1st place Jackson State prepares for rivalry series with Alcorn State

    1st place Jackson State prepares for rivalry series with Alcorn State

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-04-27 03:51:44 GMT

    The last time the Tigers played the Braves, JSU turned the first walkoff triple play in college baseball in five years.

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    The last time the Tigers played the Braves, JSU turned the first walkoff triple play in college baseball in five years.

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  • Saints trade up to draft DE Marcus Davenport in first round of the NFL draft

    Saints trade up to draft DE Marcus Davenport in first round of the NFL draft

    Source: Mark LagrangeSource: Mark Lagrange

    In the first round of the NFL draft, the Saints decided to trade up for the number 14 pick and draft defensive end Marcus Davenport from the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

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    In the first round of the NFL draft, the Saints decided to trade up for the number 14 pick and draft defensive end Marcus Davenport from the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

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  • Rebel Road Trip visits Vicksburg

    Rebel Road Trip visits Vicksburg

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-04-25 16:15:00 GMT

    We had a whole bunch of red and blue Tuesday in Vicksburg. The Rebel Road Trip and the Golden Egg made a stop in the River City.

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    We had a whole bunch of red and blue Tuesday in Vicksburg. The Rebel Road Trip and the Golden Egg made a stop in the River City.

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  • Luke Alexander's walkoff lifts Mississippi State to 3rd straight Governor's Cup

    Luke Alexander's walkoff lifts Mississippi State to 3rd straight Governor's Cup

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:56:28 GMT
    Source: SEC NetworkSource: SEC Network

    The Rally Dawgs were at it again Tuesday night in Pearl.

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    The Rally Dawgs were at it again Tuesday night in Pearl.

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  • #Mangum4Mayor: Could MSU's Jake Mangum win a fictional run for Starkville mayor?

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-04-25 01:06:10 GMT
    Jake Mangum's ultra outgoing personality and *winning smile* earned him the nickname Mayor Mangum. Source: WLBTJake Mangum's ultra outgoing personality and *winning smile* earned him the nickname Mayor Mangum. Source: WLBT

    His ultra outgoing personality and *winning smile* earned him the nickname Mayor Mangum

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    His ultra outgoing personality and *winning smile* earned him the nickname Mayor Mangum

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