Archive - Jun 21, 2013 - Latest Sports
OMAHA, Neb. â€“ Mississippi State is use to playing a team three or four times in one season.
The No. 7 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs will have to do it again, but this time in the College World Series.
OMAHA, Neb. â€“ Father Burke Masters just happens to be teaching a class at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and Mississippi State just happens to be playing in the College World Series in the same city.
The priest of the Chicago Cubs played baseball for the Bulldogs from 1987-90 with current MSU head coach John Cohen.
The Clippers saw the door opened and they took advantage of the situation.
After being retired for five-straight outs to begin Thursday's game to the Knights in the United States Speciality Sports Association 11-Under State Tournament, the Clippers had six-consecutive batters to reach and score four times in the second inning. The Clippers went on to a 7-3 victory over the Knights.
As pool play continued in the United States Speciality Sports Association 11-year old State championships, the Starkville Knights defeated Vicksburg Billies 6-5.
After losing game one to the Columbus Clippers, the Knights took a note from Mississippi State and asked their coach to let them loosen up and have a little fun.
The big innings appeared to be the theme on Thursday as the United States Speciality Sports Association 11-Under State Tournament got underway at the Starkville Sportsplex.
The Mississippi Bash used a five-run fourth inning for insurance in their game as they earned a 10-2 victory against the Golden Spikes 11-U Navy in the Class A division.