With Friday night’s 10-0 victory in six innings over Clinton, Starkville claimed the Mississippi Little League State championship and advanced to next week’s Southwest Regional.
In a poll taken from the credentialed media attending SEC Media Days, the Bulldogs were picked last in the Western Division with 217 points.
During his media session in the main room at Southeastern Conference Media Days on Wednesday, Leach expressed the desire to teach a class at MSU, which is something he has done before at other schools.
Mississippi State took its turn on Wednesday as Mike Leach, Austin Williams an Aaron Brule went through the media gauntlet. For Leach and his players, it was the first SEC Media Day experience and, as is often the case when Leach is involved, the conversation centered around offense.
It’s been less than a month since the Bulldogs were able to hold that trophy for the first time and they’ve already nabbed a couple of commitments and a couple of transfers. The latest of those came on Wednesday morning and he might be the most impressive of all.
Leach, along with linebacker Aaron Brule and wide receiver Austin Williams will represent the Bulldogs at Southeastern Conference Media Days and they will be peppered with questions about the status of the program going into the 2021 season.
Gray’s father, Craig, went to Starkville Academy and then played baseball at MSU from 1990-94. The family now lives in north Mississippi and Bane played his high school baseball at Lewisburg, but he’s found his way back to Starkville.
The group of 11 and 12-year-old baseball players got a chance to go to Waco, Texas, and play against some of the top teams in the Southwest Regional and the team has done so on several different occasions since. The 2021 team is hoping to be the first to break through and go to the Little Le…
It was announced on Monday that Forbes’ name had been added on the watch list for the Chuck Bednarik Award, which is given to the best defensive player in college football.
Banks Perry of Starkville High School was recognized the 2021 All-Area High School Baseball Player of the Year, while Starkville Academy's Thomas Berkery was chosen Coach of the Year.
WEST POINT – Moldovan set a Southern Amateur Championship scoring record with a four-day total of 264 for 20-under and won the event by five strokes at Old Waverly Golf Club on Saturday.
After a birdie on the first hole of the day, Moldovan shot a 65 for the round and has a two-shot lead at 16-under. He has a three-day total of 197.
The hard-working mentality of Jenkins was built in the heart of the Delta in Clarksdale. He’s seen the bottom and he’s currently at the top, but Jenkins’ demeanor and his work ethic hasn’t changed throughout.
Last week, Gay was able to come back to his home town ahead of his second season in the NFL and help out at Jeffery Simmons’ football camp for those around the Starkville community. It was an opportunity to give back that the talented linebacker won’t take for granted.
Eastern Oklahoma State College pitcher Andrew Walling didn't hear his named called in the first 20 rounds of the Major League Baseball Draft as Bulldog fans everywhere sweated out his selection and impending decision and now the talented hurler is heading to school.
After announcing she had signed 2021 NJCAA National Player of the Year Shea Moreno to a National Letter of Intent, Ricketts came back just hours later to release that Matalasi Faapito, who was one of 15 finalists for the NFCA National Freshman of the Year award this spring, will also join th…
Early in the 11th round on the third day, centerfielder Rowdey Jordan came off the board and was drafted by the New York Mets. Jordan will now join several other Bulldogs already in the Mets’ organization as his former teammates Jake Mangum, Cole Gordon and JT Ginn are making their way up th…
While the headline belonged to Mississippi State pitcher Will Bednar and his selection in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Sunday, the Bulldogs had several other players and signees that came off the board in the first 10 rounds.
Current Bulldogs Ford Clegg, Hunter Logan, Benjamin Watson and Austin Vukovits will be in the field as well as former State player Garrett Johnson.
After shinning on the biggest stage in college baseball and earning the NCAA College World Series Most Outstanding Player, right-handed pitcher Will Bednar became the 18th first-round pick in the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft in Mississippi State history.
That’s what a multitude of kids got to experience this weekend at the Starkville Sportsplex as former Mississippi State defensive lineman and Tennessee Titan Jeffery Simmons put together his second football camp.
MLB.com has a few Bulldogs expected to go in the next three days starting tonight in round one. After his incredible run in the College World Series which included getting the game three win over Vanderbilt to clinch the title, Will Bednar has risen all the way up to No. 11 to the Washington…
The talented left hander from Saraland, Alabama, possesses a skill set on the mound that not many players do. He has a four-seam fastball that sits at 93-95 miles per hour, a power curveball from 75-78 and a tight-spiraling slider at 82-86 with a changeup. His arsenal has gotten better and b…
At Barbe (La.) High School, Walker was king. He led his squad to an incredible 39-2 record, a state championship and MaxPreps National Championship. He was a first team All-American by Collegiate Baseball, the MaxPreps and Perfect Game Player of the Year nationally, the state of Louisiana Mr…
The Mississippi Braves are the latest to set up a celebration for the Bulldogs as today has been designated as a special “Maroon” at Trustmark Park in Pearl.
Allen has started his own brand at tannerallen5.com ahead of the Major League Baseball Draft and fans can now purchase merchandise. The site was launched on Wednesday with Allen selling signed trading cards and t-shirts.
After a successful first year for the Jeffery Simmons Football Camp, even in the midst of a pandemic, the event returns to the Starkville Sportsplex Friday and Saturday.
One thing that Flake wanted to do when he left was make sure that the Chargers were left in good hands. He met coach Ben Tillman from New Hope at a summer game a couple of years ago and the two built a relationship with each other. After Tillman showed some successful traits at a couple of d…
Jarvis Smithey was recently announced as an assistant football coach at Eupora High School, while Chris Pettit has become the new head coach of the Choctaw County boys basketball team.
The 2022 standout for the Lady Wildcats, Powe picked up offers from around the country. Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Alabama were the ones that stood out to her the most and the schools that she narrowed things down to in the end.
The purpose of the bike trip for Little, who played high school basketball at Starkville Christian and Starkville Academy, with the Fuller Center for Housing is to raise money and awareness to fight against poverty housing. The trip is a total of 4,000 miles and as of Friday afternoon, she h…
There were no more games to be played in the 2021 season as the Bulldogs had won all the ones needed to be won, but Dudy Noble Field certainly felt like it was a home Southeastern Conference weekend. A near-capacity crowd packed inside the stadium ready to celebrate the most historic season …
Not only did Lemonis lead MSU to the College World Series this season, but the Bulldogs won it all to become the national champions. It was the first team national title in the history of the school.
A stellar defensive outfielder from UAB has chosen Starkville as his destination. Jess Davis announced his decision to come to MSU on Friday afternoon and he brings speed and elite defense to the Bulldog roster in 2022.
With three days of rest in between games from when Bednar helped get State to the national championship series last Saturday, just a few innings is all that he was expected to get. Instead, Bednar gave the Bulldogs a no-hitter through his six frames, shut down the Vanderbilt offense complete…
OMAHA, Neb. – A legendary performance on the mound from Will Bednar and Landon Sims along with another disciplined approach at the plate on Wednesday night saw the Bulldogs leave no doubt they were the best team in the country. A 9-0 blowout win over Vanderbilt had maroon and white faithful …
Mississippi State won its first team national championship in any sports on Wednesday night when it defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 9-0 in the championship game of the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
OMAHA, Neb. – After a miserable first inning and the loss to Vanderbilt on Monday, the Bulldogs reversed the script and left no doubt. State took advantage of some young Commodore pitchers and let the crowd fuel a monster 13-2 win to force a decisive game three in the College World Series finals.
After winning the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year one month ago, Allen picked up one of the highest honors on the national stage Tuesday when the American Baseball Coaches Association announced that he was the National Player of the Year.
The bottom of the first inning was a complete disaster for Christian MacLeod. The starter walked or hit four of the first five batters he faced and Vanderbilt scored seven runs on just three hits to blow the game open and put State in a hole in the championship series with a 8-2 loss.
Defensive replacement Tanner Leggett stepped to the plate in a tie game in the ninth inning against Texas’ stellar reliever Cole Quintanilla with an out and pinch runner Brayland Skinner at second base. Leggett loaded up his bat, swung and connected on a hard hit line drive into left center field.