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May 4th, 2015
The fact that they closed the regular season with a three-game series against Magnolia Heights was good for the Starkville Academy Volunteers.
Being able to be competitive and even winning a game from the tough Chiefs in Senatobia was enough to give the Vols a huge boost of confidence.
There are no easy games at this point in time of the season.
Eupora head coach Michael Knight knows that and he has to get his squad ready for a third round matchup with Hatley.
The Eagles and Tigers will meet in Hatley today for a 6 p.m. first pitch for the start of a three-game Class 2A playoff series.
FRENCH CAMP â€“ There wasn't a high expectation level going into the baseball season for the French Camp Academy Panthers.
The majority of the 2014 team had graduated and coach Nathan Wright was looking at an extremely young group.
As the season progressed, the Panthers gained confidence and the wins started coming as well.
The Starkville Yellowjackets made strides during the baseball season that resulted in a spot in the Class 6A playoffs.
SHS baseball coach Travis Garner believes a positive step was made this season to get a little closer to where he wants the Jackets to be.
Sometimes it's not easy for a catcher to balance offense and defense.
There are situations where they might have a difficult time getting the job done at the plate when they are not wearing the catcher's mask and the shin guards.
East Webster's Chase Keller showed during the Baldwyn series that he could handle both tasks.
Mississippi State head coach John Cohen was still thinking about Thursday night's loss after his club won in walk-off fashion on Saturday afternoon.
Mississippi State had five players taken in the National Football League Draft, but there were six to sign with teams as free agents when the selections ended Saturday.
Ben Beckwith, Blaine Clausell, Dillon Day, Kaleb Eulls, Jay Hughes and Justin Cox all signed free agent deals.
Seth Heck found himself walking back to the Mississippi State dugout in the middle of the ninth inning Saturday afternoon knowing he could have done something to help his team wrap up a victory.
The senior third baseman committed an error that opened the door to a three-run LSU ninth inning tying things up at 7-7.
He redeemed himself in the 12th inning though.
The Mississippi State senior class deserved to go out as winners at Dudy Noble Field.
Ask any of the veteran Bulldogs and they will tell you that this hasn't been the type of season that they expected or wanted.
There is nothing about MSU's 24-24 overall record or 8-16 mark in the Southeastern Conference that the eight seniors have enjoyed this season.
That is until Saturday.
MABEN â€“ Sometimes a home run by an opponent is enough to rattle a pitcher.
Kolby Crowley of the East Webster Wolverines didn't let that happen on Saturday.
After the junior gave up a solo home run to Baldwyn's Ryan Wesson in the fifth inning and giving up two more runs in the sixth inning, he finished the game strong as the Wolverines defeated the Bearcats 10-6 in Cumberland.