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WATCH: Mississippi State Players and Coach Lemonis Recap Saturday’s Win

By Brian Hadad | June 1, 2019

Only one more win stands between Mississippi State and a fourth straight trip to the Super Regionals. Coach Chris Lemonis spoke to the media along with Elijah MacNamee, Ethan Small, and Tanner Allen following the Bulldogs’ 7-2 win over Central Michigan Saturday night.

Mississippi State Advances to the Regional Championship With a 7-2 Win Over Central Michigan

By Brian Hadad | June 1, 2019

Mississippi State was in the unusual place of being the visitor in its home stadium, but it didn’t take the Bulldogs long to get the home crowd roaring, striking for two runs in the first inning and coasting to a relatively drama free 7-2 win over Central Michigan. The victory puts the Bulldogs into Sunday’s … Continue reading “Mississippi State Advances to the Regional Championship With a 7-2 Win Over Central Michigan”

WATCH: Mississippi State’s Players and Coach Lemonis Recap Friday’s Win Over Southern

By Brian Hadad | May 31, 2019

Mississippi State took the podium after a hard-fought 11-6 win over Southern in Game One of the Starkville Regional, with Coach Chris Lemonis, and players Jordan Westburg, Cole Gordon, and Rowdey Jordan behind the microphone to give their thoughts on a tough victory.

Mississippi State Grinds Out a Game One Win in the Starkville Regional

By Brian Hadad | May 31, 2019

It wasn’t pretty, and it certainly didn’t go according to plan, but Mississippi State was able to advance into the winner’s bracket in the Starkville Regional after an 11-6 win over Southern. State had to overcome an early game injury to starter JT Ginn, and fight off a game Jaguars squad who came from behind … Continue reading “Mississippi State Grinds Out a Game One Win in the Starkville Regional”

Rebel Report: Friday mailbag and regional predictions

By Brian Scott Rippee | May 31, 2019

Brian Scott Rippee and Collin Brister answer your mailbag questions, give postseason predictions and more.  

Thunder & Lightning: Preview, Playmakers, and Predictions for the Starkville Regional

By Brian Hadad | May 30, 2019

Postseason baseball starts early Friday in Starkville, as Mississippi State starts their road back to Omaha and the College World Series. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman preview the Bulldogs’ weekend.

Ole Miss notebook: Rebels set rotation, Olenek discusses high HBP rate

By Brian Scott Rippee | May 30, 2019

If the baseball drifts too far inside, Ryan Olenek hopes it is elevated. It gives him time to recoil and brace for the impending sting. “The upper body you have time to tense up,” Olenek said. “The lower body you cannot really tense anything up.” The senior centerfielder has been hit by a pitch 16 … Continue reading “Ole Miss notebook: Rebels set rotation, Olenek discusses high HBP rate”

Borkey Show: Beer is coming to an SEC stadium near you (eventually)

By Michael Borkey | May 30, 2019

Some quick-hitters on today’s show that include: The SEC will vote on beer sales in stadiums and it will be approved eventually – Kyler Murray drawing unfair comparisons during OTAs – Picking NFL over/under win totals for the Saints and Cowboys

Thunder & Lightning: Has Mississippi State Prepared for the Pressure of the Postseason?

By Brian Hadad | May 29, 2019

When look back at Mississippi State’s season, you see a team that was basically on cruise control. Did the Bulldogs ever really face the kind of adversity to build you for a postseason run, or will they have to rely on the lessons of last year? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Has Mississippi State Prepared for the Pressure of the Postseason?”

T&L Extra: Previewing Central Michigan With CM Life’s Austin Chastain

By Brian Hadad | May 29, 2019

Central Michigan comes to Starkville as one of the nation’s hottest teams. Brian Hadad caught up with Austin Chastain, who covers the Chippewas for Central Michigan Life, the student newspaper in Mount Pleasant, to get a preview of the MAC Champions. Photo courtesy of Issac Ritchey