Thunder & Lightning Podcast

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Four days a week - Catch Thunder & Lightning with Brian Hadad of SuperTalk Mississippi and Joel Coleman of the Starkville Daily News, bringing you the inside scoop on the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Mississippi State’s Jake Mangum Delivers Again in 3-2 Comeback Victory

By Brian Hadad | February 20, 2019

Winners are winners, so they say, so you knew that when Jake Mangum was at the plate in the seventh inning with Mississippi State trailing UAB 2-1, runners at second and third with two outs, that the Bulldog All-American was going to deliver. Deliver he did, with a two RBI single putting the Bulldogs into … Continue reading “Mississippi State’s Jake Mangum Delivers Again in 3-2 Comeback Victory”

Thunder & Lightning: Will Mississippi State Figure Out its Running Back Situation?

By Brian Hadad | February 18, 2019

A season ago, Mississippi State’s inability or unwillingness to put the ball in the hands of their star running backs likely cost them a couple of wins. Will Joe Moorhead change things up in 2019? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look in their second preseason positional breakdown, plus go inside the numbers as … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Will Mississippi State Figure Out its Running Back Situation?”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Enjoys Its First Busy Weekend of Spring

By Brian Hadad | February 17, 2019

It was the first weekend where basketball and baseball intersected at Mississippi State, and what a weekend it was for the Bulldogs. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look all the victories wrapped in maroon and white over the past three days.

Mississippi State Caps Historic Weekend of Baseball With A Doubleheader Sweep

By Brian Hadad | February 16, 2019

With more than a hundred former Diamond Dawgs in attendance, three legends in Will Clark, Rafael Palmeiro, and Jeff Brantley throwing out the first pitch, and the reveal of the Ron Polk Ring of Honor in the right field plaza, you had to remember there were baseball games actually being played this weekend at Dudy … Continue reading “Mississippi State Caps Historic Weekend of Baseball With A Doubleheader Sweep”

Mississippi States Opens The New Dudy Noble Field With a 14-3 Win

By Brian Hadad | February 15, 2019

Today was a celebration of Mississippi State baseball, with the legends of the past here to celebrate the future, the opening of the newly renovated, remodeled, and rebuilt Dudy Noble Field. With all that happening in the background, you could forgive the current Bulldog squad for perhaps being distracted from the task at hand, getting … Continue reading “Mississippi States Opens The New Dudy Noble Field With a 14-3 Win”

Thunder & Lightning: MSU Basketball & Baseball + MSU Women’s Basketball Handed a Tough Loss

By Brian Hadad | February 15, 2019

It’s the first weekend where all the spring sports are in swing at Mississippi State. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman preview the MSU men’s trip to Arkansas, give their final thoughts on Opening Day at Dudy Noble, and give way to Future Brian who recaps MSU’s upset loss to Missouri on Thursday night.

Mississippi State Adds to Its 2020 Football Recruiting Class

By Brian Hadad | February 14, 2019

Mississippi State has been on a bit of a tear in recruiting, adding two commitments last week, then bringing in wide receiver Alex Adams out of South Pike High School, Magnolia, MS today. Adams chose Mississippi State over offers from Ole Miss, Southern Mississippi and Tulane. #HailState πŸΆπŸ™πŸΎ pic.twitter.com/G4gGAovDt9 — Alex adams (@alexadams_uno) February 14, … Continue reading “Mississippi State Adds to Its 2020 Football Recruiting Class”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Basketball Duplicate It’s Best Performance?

By Brian Hadad | February 14, 2019

Tuesday night at the Humphrey Coliseum, Mississippi State fans finally saw the team that so many analysts had high hopes for this season. Now facing four games against teams that are far below them in the NET rankings, can Mississippi State keep up the intensity? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman answer that question, plus Brian … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Basketball Duplicate It’s Best Performance?”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Gets That Must Win in Dominating Alabama

By Brian Hadad | February 13, 2019

Everybody from Ben Howland down agreed, the game Tuesday night against Alabama was a must win for Mississippi State. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine how not only did the Bulldogs win, they dominated the Crimson Tide and played perhaps their most complete game of the season.

Mississippi State Gets the Win It Had to Have, Take Down Alabama 81-62

By Brian Hadad | February 13, 2019

Ben Howland told the media after Saturday’s loss to Kentucky that Mississippi State’s game on Tuesday against Alabama was a must win, a game the Bulldogs had to have if they wanted to put together a push that got them back into the NCAA Tournament. That message was obviously heard by his team, as MSU … Continue reading “Mississippi State Gets the Win It Had to Have, Take Down Alabama 81-62”