Thunder & Lightning: Looking at a Decade of Iconic Athletes at Mississippi State

Jake Mangum’s career as a Diamond Dawg got another historic moment, as on Monday he became the first two time winner of the Ferriss Trophy. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at Mangum’s career and legacy with the three other athletes they would consider Mississippi State icons that they have had the privilege to cover.

Mississippi State Baseball Brings Home the Ferriss Trophy and SEC Honors

It was a banner day for Mississippi State baseball, as the Diamond Dawgs brought home the Ferris Trophy and a plethora of honors from the SEC. It started with Jake Mangum, who became the first two time winner of the state’s most prestigious honor for a baseball player. TWICE AS NICE 🏆 Jake Mangum becomes … Continue reading “Mississippi State Baseball Brings Home the Ferriss Trophy and SEC Honors”

Thunder & Lightning: How Will Mississippi State Attack the SEC Tournament?

Mississippi State might feel as if it let an opportunity slip away in Saturday’s loss to South Carolina, but the Bulldogs look prepared to bounce back in Hoover at the SEC Tournament. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman preview the beginning of the 2019 postseason, and discuss the arrival of Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens to … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: How Will Mississippi State Attack the SEC Tournament?”

Mississippi State Falls in Series Finale to South Carolina 10-8

It seemed early on to be following the same template we’d seen the previous two days at Dudy Noble, as South Carolina jumped to an early lead, but this time it was the Gamecocks using the big inning and the long ball to extend their lead, and hold on for a 10-8 win over Mississippi … Continue reading “Mississippi State Falls in Series Finale to South Carolina 10-8”

Mississippi State Explodes Late, Takes 11-2 Series Clinching Win From South Carolina

For six innings, South Carolina looked like it shaken off all the ill effects of last night’s 24-6 loss to Mississippi State, but in the bottom of the 7th the Bulldogs hit for four runs, then added five more in the 8th to claim an 11-2 win and take the series Friday night at Dudy … Continue reading “Mississippi State Explodes Late, Takes 11-2 Series Clinching Win From South Carolina”

Mississippi State Adds Grad Transfer Quarterback Tommy Stevens From Penn State

Mississippi State made a play for a graduate transfer back in the fall, eventually losing out on Clemson’s Kelly Bryant as he headed to Missouri. The Bulldogs got a second chance when Tommy Stevens announced his intention to leave Penn State in April, and this time, Joe Moorhead got his man. Stevens announced on Friday … Continue reading “Mississippi State Adds Grad Transfer Quarterback Tommy Stevens From Penn State”

T&L Extra: Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News on Dak Prescott’s Impending Contract

Dak Prescott is set to be the face of the Dallas Cowboys franchise for years to come, and on the verge of signing a huge new contract that will make him one of the highest paid quarterbacks in the NFL. Jon Machota, who covers the Cowboys for the Dallas Morning News, joined SportsTalk Mississippi to … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News on Dak Prescott’s Impending Contract”

Mississippi State Destroys South Carolina in a 24-7 Landslide Victory

In the early going, you saw something you had not seen from Mississippi State much this season, and that was Ethan Small struggling in the opening innings. It was 2-0 South Carolina going into the bottom of the third, and that’s when everything flipped. MSU scored 4 in the third, 5 in the fourth, and … Continue reading “Mississippi State Destroys South Carolina in a 24-7 Landslide Victory”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Enjoys Midweek Perfection

Mississippi State’s incredible non-conference record is a big part of why the Bulldogs are nearly a lock for a national seed in the NCAA Tournament, and on Tuesday, they finished off the midweek portion of the schedule without a blemish. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at that game and some big picture issues that … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Enjoys Midweek Perfection”

Mississippi State Caps Off a Perfect Midweek Run With a 7-3 Win Over Louisiana Tech

Mississippi State took the field 15 times in midweek action this season, and every time, the Bulldogs left the field a winner. State put together another victorious effort in the campaign’s final midweek affair with a 7-3 decision over Louisiana Tech. MSU improved to 43-10 on the season, and will look to rack up the … Continue reading “Mississippi State Caps Off a Perfect Midweek Run With a 7-3 Win Over Louisiana Tech”