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May 23rd

Frazier leads Bulldogs: MSU junior shortstop has four hits in victory

May 24, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – Adam Frazier is making a case for another Southeastern Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player.
The Mississippi State junior led the No. 18 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs with four hits as they knocked off Texas A&M 6-4 Thursday night in the tournament. 

SMITH COLUMN: SEC Tournament always provides a surprise or two

May 24, 2013

There's usually a surprise or two that happens during the week of the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament.
It has been no different so far this year.
The No. 1 team in the country went down when the Vanderbilt Commodores were shut out by Texas A&M 5-0 on Wednesday, then in another twist, Arkansas defeated LSU 4-1 Thursday afternoon.

Rebels lose two 10-inning games, eliminated

May 24, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – For the third day in a row, the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament featured an extra-inning game. This time there were two. 
The No. 7 seed Alabama Crimson Tide (34-25) beat the No. 6 Ole Miss Rebels (37-22) 7-5 in 10 innings in the first game to eliminate the Rebels. 

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May 22nd

Getting job done late: Rea's eighth-inning single helps Bulldogs get 5-3 win

May 23, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – Mississippi State was not ready to play another extra-inning game.
Wes Rea took care of that in the top of the ninth.
Rea singled to right field with the bases loaded bringing home the go ahead run and the No. 18 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs outlasted the No. 15 South Carolina Gamecocks 5-3 Wednesday night in the Bulldog's 100th Southeastern Conference Tournament game.

Extra innings remains a story on second day  

May 23, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. - There was the feeling of "here we go again" during the first full game Wednesday of the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament.
After Mississippi State and Missouri played 17 innings to close the first round of the event on Tuesday night that lasted into Wednesday morning, the first scheduled game on Wednesday also went into extra innings.

Andrews takes over as coach of SA program

May 23, 2013

Starkville Academy athletic director Glenn Schmidt didn't have to look far to find a replacement for the coach of the soccer program.
After the departure of Robert Gardner following the school year, Schmidt has turned to his assistant on the boys team.
Cole Andrews, a former Volunteer athlete, will assume the leadership of both the boys and girls teams at SA.

May 21st

17th-inning walkoff: Slauter's bloops hit gives MSU a victory

May 22, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – It had been a while since Mississippi State or Missouri had scored a run.
The Bulldogs broke the streak with a run in the 17th inning.
The No. 18 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs edged the Missouri Tigers 2-1 in a 17-inning marathon in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. 

WAIT COLUMN: MSU's chances of hosting event look pretty good

May 22, 2013

Mississippi State fans have grown to like regionals in Starkville, and why shouldn't they?
Dudy Noble Field offers one of the best venues in the nation to watch college baseball, and when postseason games can be seen from Left Field Lounge, it brings out a huge amount of Bulldog fans.

Rivals play in front of 7,421 in Hoover

May 22, 2013

HOOVER, Ala. – Alabama and Auburn have one of the most fierce rivalries in the nation.
On Tuesday, the two teams faced off in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament for the first time since 2010.
The No. 7 seed Crimson Tide scored three runs in the eighth inning to take a 6-3 win over the No. 10 seed Tigers and sent them home in front of 7,421.

Miller begins new search for SHS coach

May 21, 2013

It has been a little over a year since Starkville High School athletic director Stan Miller has had to look for a baseball coach.
After Brian Jones announced his resignation on Monday to take the same position at Pearl, Miller was ready to begin that process again as well as wish his former coach well.

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