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FSNextTV: Mississippi State works on pitching and catching defensive drills during the June 19th practice.
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That is a very distinct, very epic "Maroon & White" chant between the Mississippi State baseball team and its new lion buddy at the Omaha Zoo.
Mississippi State Bulldogs pitcher Trevor Fitts put together a spectacular Power Point for his coach John Cohen. The goal? Allowing facial hair for players.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are on the recruiting trail looking for some talented linebacker prospects to add to the 2014 roster. One candidate to fill one of those positions is Colquitt County standout C.J. Johnson. Johnson recently attended the Bulldogs summer camp and was put through the paces by MSU linebacker coach Geoff Collins.
During halftime of the Kentucky vs. Mississippi State basketball game back in February, the 1996 National Championship basketball team was recognized and given special rings for their accomplishments. Four months later, it appears that former UK star Walter McCarty put both the original NCAA National Championship ring and the Kentucky ring up for sale on Ebay.
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While Mississippi State was putting the finishing touches on a come-from-behind 5-4 win over Indiana at the College World Series in Omaha, one family was making a memory that would last a lifetime as a young girl proudly snagged herself her very first foul ball. Of course, the problem with bringing kids to the ballpark is that if one kid gets something, the others soon become jealous...
FSNextTV: Mississippi State junior second baseman Brett Pirtle June 13th interview.
After faltering down the stretch in 2012, Mississippi State is hoping to take a step forward this season with veteran quarterback Tyler Russell leading the way.
FSNextTV: Mississippi State junior outfielder Demarcus Henderson June 13th interview.
FSNextTV: Mississippi State assistant strength coach Brian Neal talks about his role while the team is playing in the College World Series.
Hunter Dale learned a lot about the recruiting process by watching cousin Torrey Dale go through his own recruitment two years ago. The elder Dale is now a redshirt freshman at Mississippi State. The Bulldogs were able to reunite the cousins recently when Hunter and his family came to Starkville for the Bulldogs' summer football camp.
FSNextTV: Mississippi State baseball play-by-play announcer Jim Ellis recalls the dramatic grand slam by former Bulldog baseball player Burke Masters against Florida State in the 1990 Regional held at Mississippi State.
One of the top defensive backs in Mississippi State's summer camp sessions was Ridgeland High School product Xavier Marion. The talented Marion was impressive in drills and one-on-ones drawing the praise of Bulldog corners coach Deshea Townsend. FOXSportsNext was eager to learn more about Marion and caught up with him for an interview.
Mississippi State baseball assistant strength coach Greg Drye discusses what is going on in the bullpen while the game is going on.
Jackson, Alabama product Deshawn Hunt stands out in a crowd. Blessed with good size and athleticism, Hunt is able to compete with the best in his class. Hunt recently put his skills on display at the Mississippi State during the Bulldogs' first summer camp sessions.
Mississippi State baseball June 19th practice photo gallery.