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May 22nd

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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May 20th

Jones leaves SHS baseball for position at Pearl

May 20, 2013

It has been about two weeks since the first year of the coach Brian Jones era ended with the Starkville High School baseball team.
That era will only consist of one season.
On Monday night, Jones revealed that he has taken the same position with the Pearl High School Pirates.

Familiar face, familiar place: MSU's Cohen sees old boss, Fitts get to pitch close to home

May 20, 2013

John Cohen spent several years in Columbia, Mo. as a graduate assistant and an assistant coach.
Today the fifth-year Mississippi State head coach will be reunited with his former boss, this time in Hoover, Ala.

Renfroe of Bulldogs gets Ferriss Trophy

May 20, 2013

Hunter Renfroe brought a great amount of talent with him when he came to Mississippi State.
In his junior season, the Crystal Springs native showcased it, as he helped lead the Bulldogs to their first 40-win regular season since 1997.

MSU seniors prove to be close group

May 20, 2013

This year's seven-member senior class of the Mississippi State baseball team are a close knit group.
Those Bulldog seniors are two solid catchers in Nick Ammirati and Mitch Slauter, pitchers Kendall Graveman, Luis Pollorena and Chad Girodo, first baseman and designated hitter Trey Porter and infielder Sam Frost.
All have contributed in some way to MSU's first 40-win regular season since 1997.

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