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LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ The Mississippi State Bulldogs couldn't score with less than two outs Friday afternoon.
They sure did the trick when there were two outs.
The No. 21 Bulldogs scored all five runs with two outs as they beat San Diego State 5-2 in the first game of the Lafayette (La.) Regional at M.L. Tigue Moore Field.Â
LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ Things were not looking good for Trevor Fitts in the second inning.
The Mississippi State junior right hander let the first three batters reach and loaded the bases two separate times. He surrendered two runs in that frame, but survived it.
LAFAYETTE, La. â€“ Mississippi State head coach John Cohen has been very successful in opening games of NCAA regionals.
Under the 6th-year head coach, the Bulldogs have competed in four regionals. They have won the opening game three times in those postseason appearances.
"It's not about your opponent," Cohen said. "It's about playing the game at a high level and trying to beat the game."
Mark Alexanderâ€™s departure from Starkville Academy hurts him a bit.
When it came to making a homecoming, it was something Alexander couldn't pass up on.
Having grown up in Jackson, the former Volunteers coach is truly returning to a familiar place when he joins the Madison-Ridgeland Academy girlsâ€™ basketball staff.
The Robinson Football/Life Camp is expected to be bigger and better.
Camp director William Robinson was pleased with the way the event was received in the first year and looks forward to influencing young men in a positive way once again.
Mississippi State head coach John Cohen is trying not to look at the potential winner's game matchup with Louisiana-Lafayette.
Because the first round game will not be an easy one.
The No. 2 seed Bulldogs open the Lafayette (La.) Regional with a 1 p.m. contest today against the No. 3 seed San Diego State Aztecs at M.L. Tigue Moore Field.
The San Diego State Aztec baseball team has had a good bit on its mind the last month.
Head coach Tony Gwynn has been on a leave of absence while recovering from cancer treatment.Â
The 15-time Major League Baseball All-Star will more than likely not make the trip with the Aztecs to Lafayette, La., this weekend for a NCAA regional.Â
â€śSurrealâ€ť is the only word coach Ginger Brown-Lemm can use to describe the season her womenâ€™s golf team enjoyed this year at Mississippi State.
The jewelry box for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers is starting to get pretty full.
For the third consecutive season, the Lady Vols won the Class AAA-Division II State Tournament and they celebrated that accomplishment Thursday at The Little Dooey with a ring ceremony.
Starkville will be represented by more than just the Mississippi State Bulldogs at the Louisiana-Lafayette Regional this weekend.
Joining the Bulldogs will be former Starkville High School player Charles "Chuck" Tillery of the Jackson State Tigers.