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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.

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Survives LSU and 17 Crazy Innings

By Brian Hadad | May 23, 2019

It took 17 innings, 30 hits, and 552 pitches, but at the end of a long night and early morning at the Hoover Met, Mississippi State advanced into the winner’s bracket following a 6-5 win over LSU in 17 innings. Brian Hadad looks at how it was done and why he’s excited for tonight’s showdown … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Survives LSU and 17 Crazy Innings”

Mississippi State Endures 17 Innings to Defeat LSU 6-5 in SEC Tournament

By Brian Hadad | May 23, 2019

When Mississippi State plays LSU, you can usually rely on a script, the Bulldogs will take an early lead but miss a few chances to blow the game open, the Tigers will rally to tie it up, then take the win in the late innings. If you’re going to break that script, something out of … Continue reading “Mississippi State Endures 17 Innings to Defeat LSU 6-5 in SEC Tournament”

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

By Brian Hadad | May 20, 2019

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

By Brian Hadad | May 20, 2019

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?

By Brian Hadad | May 19, 2019

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

By Brian Hadad | May 18, 2019

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

By Brian Hadad | May 17, 2019

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

By Brian Hadad | May 17, 2019

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”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Hammers a Hapless South Carolina Team

By Brian Hadad | May 17, 2019

If Mississippi State is planning to coast into the postseason, the Bulldogs certainly did not show any signs of it Thursday night at Dudy Noble Field. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman recap an offensive explosion from Starkville.

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

By Brian Hadad | May 17, 2019

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”