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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: The Rumblings Are Batting 1.000

By Brian Hadad | February 17, 2020

Mississippi State has a big week coming up for both basketball squads and the baseball team. If only those teams could hit at the same percentage as Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman when it comes to answering your questions, you could wrap every game in maroon and white.

T&L Extra: Coach Chris Lemonis Joins SportsTalk Mississippi

By Brian Hadad | February 17, 2020

Mississippi State got the 2020 season off on the right foot with a series sweep of Wright State. Brian Hadad spoke with head coach Chris Lemonis to get his thoughts on his team’s first action and how he felt his players looked. Photo courtesy of Gabby Zgunda/Mississippi State athletics

Mississippi State’s NCAA Tournament Resume-2/17/20

By Brian Hadad | February 17, 2020

Mississippi State remains alive in the NCAA Tournament hunt Mississippi State endured an up and down week, but did enough to stay in the conversation for an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Here are the numbers for the Bulldogs as they stand today. NCAA Net Ranking: 53 Latest ESPN Bracketology: Next Four Out Latest … Continue reading “Mississippi State’s NCAA Tournament Resume-2/17/20”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Baseball Enjoys Successful Opening Weekend

By Brian Hadad | February 16, 2020

Mississippi State baseball got the 2020 campaign started on the right foot with a series sweep of Wright State. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss a pretty positive weekend for the Diamond Dawgs, then break down how Ben Howland’s basketball team kept their tournament hopes alive with an exciting win.

WATCH: Coach Chris Lemonis, Kamren James, Eric Cerantola Recap MSU’s Series Sweep

By Brian Hadad | February 16, 2020

Mississippi State took all three games on opening weekend from Wright State, finishing the job on Sunday with a 5-1 win over the Raiders. Here’s what head coach Chris Lemonis, freshman third baseman Kamren James, and today’s winning pitcher, sophomore Eric Cerantola had to say following the win. COACH CHRIS LEMONIS MSU Baseball: Coach Chris … Continue reading “WATCH: Coach Chris Lemonis, Kamren James, Eric Cerantola Recap MSU’s Series Sweep”

Mississippi State Gets the Opening Weekend Sweep with 5-1 Sunday Win Over Wright State

By Brian Hadad | February 16, 2020

Bulldogs start 2020 with three wins Mississippi State made it three in a row for opening weekend, bringing in a 5-1 win over Wright State to close out the first series of the year. State got a strong performance from sophomore righthander Eric Cerantola, who worked around some trouble but pitched four shutout innings, striking … Continue reading “Mississippi State Gets the Opening Weekend Sweep with 5-1 Sunday Win Over Wright State”

WATCH: Coach Chris Lemonis, Christian Macleod Discuss Mississippi State’s Series Win Over Wright State

By Brian Hadad | February 15, 2020

Mississippi State fans finally got to see what Bulldog coaches and players have been talking about with freshman lefthander Christian Macleod, as he was impressive in his debut Saturday. Here’s what head coach Chris Lemonis and Macleod himself had to say after State’s 6-2 win over Wright State at Dudy Noble Field. COACH CHRIS LEMONIS … Continue reading “WATCH: Coach Chris Lemonis, Christian Macleod Discuss Mississippi State’s Series Win Over Wright State”

Mississippi State Takes 6-2 Win Over Wright State and Series Behind Terrific Debut of Christian Macleod

By Brian Hadad | February 15, 2020

Mississippi State’s freshman lefthander delivers the goods in his Bulldog debut It must have been said more than a few times in the past year, that had freshman lefthander Christian Macleod not fallen ill prior to the start of the 2019 season, that he would have played a big role for a team that made … Continue reading “Mississippi State Takes 6-2 Win Over Wright State and Series Behind Terrific Debut of Christian Macleod”

WATCH: Coach Chris Lemonis Recaps Mississippi State’s Opening Day Win

By Brian Hadad | February 14, 2020

Mississippi State had to come from behind to grab a win in the season opener against Wright State, but head coach Chris Lemonis was pleased by most of what he saw at Dudy Noble Field on Friday afternoon. Here’s what the Diamond Dawg skipper had to say after his team’s 9-6 victory. MSU Baseball: Coach … Continue reading “WATCH: Coach Chris Lemonis Recaps Mississippi State’s Opening Day Win”

Mississippi State Enjoys a Successful Opening Day in 9-6 Win Over Wright State

By Brian Hadad | February 14, 2020

Opening Day is a success for the Bulldogs Mississippi State may have had to grind a little more than it wanted to Opening Day, but in the end the Bulldogs left the field a winner, grabbing a 9-6 win over Wright State to start the 2020 campaign off on the right foot. State fell behind … Continue reading “Mississippi State Enjoys a Successful Opening Day in 9-6 Win Over Wright State”