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  • Governor's Phillies Edge Media Giants 11-10 in Special Olympics Benefit

    Governor's Phillies Edge Media Giants 11-10 in Special Olympics Benefit

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:15 AM EDT2014-08-15 07:15:08 GMT
    PEARL - Despite News Channel 12's TJ Werre's efforts, the Media Giants fell short 11-10 Thursday to Phil's Phillies in Governor Phil Bryant's annual Home Run for Special Olympics benefit softball game. The proceeds of the event at Trustmark Park go to Special Olympics Mississippi. Prior to the contest, Bryant presented the Special Olympics with a check for $2,500.
    PEARL - Despite News Channel 12's TJ Werre's efforts, the Media Giants fell short 11-10 Thursday to Phil's Phillies in Governor Phil Bryant's annual Home Run for Special Olympics benefit softball game. The proceeds of the event at Trustmark Park go to Special Olympics Mississippi. Prior to the contest, Bryant presented the Special Olympics with a check for $2,500.
  • Governor's Phillies Edge Media Giants 11-10 in Special Olympics Benefit

    Governor's Phillies Edge Media Giants 11-10 in Special Olympics Benefit

    PEARL - Despite News Channel 12's TJ Werre's efforts, the Media Giants fell short 11-10 Thursday to Phil's Phillies in Governor Phil Bryant's annual Home Run for Special Olympics benefit softball game.  The proceeds of the event at Trustmark Park go to Special Olympics Mississippi.  Prior to the contest, Bryant presented the Special Olympics with a check for $2,500.
    PEARL - Despite News Channel 12's TJ Werre's efforts, the Media Giants fell short 11-10 Thursday to Phil's Phillies in Governor Phil Bryant's annual Home Run for Special Olympics benefit softball game.  The proceeds of the event at Trustmark Park go to Special Olympics Mississippi.  Prior to the contest, Bryant presented the Special Olympics with a check for $2,500.
  • The Sports Zone: Brandon's Shea Snowden Hopes to Return to Pro Baseball

    The Sports Zone: Brandon's Shea Snowden Hopes to Return to Pro Baseball

    BRANDON - A highly regarded pitching prospect, Shea Snowden was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in 2007 right after graduating from Brandon High School.  But in 2009, the left-hander's career took a wrong turn that included drug use and was released.  Now clean for almost five years, Snowden is working towards finding an opportunity to return to professional baseball.
    BRANDON - A highly regarded pitching prospect, Shea Snowden was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in 2007 right after graduating from Brandon High School.  But in 2009, the left-hander's career took a wrong turn that included drug use and was released.  Now clean for almost five years, Snowden is working towards finding an opportunity to return to professional baseball.
  • Prep's Wood Gives Verbal to Alabama

    Prep's Wood Gives Verbal to Alabama

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:22:39 GMT
    WJTV - The Jackson Prep baseball team will be going for a third straight state MAIS AAA Div. 1 Championship in 2015, and they'll be doing so with a third NCAA Division 1 baseball commit.
    WJTV - The Jackson Prep baseball team will be going for a third straight state MAIS AAA Div. 1 Championship in 2015, and they'll be doing so with a third NCAA Division 1 baseball commit.
  • Former USM Star Dozier Selected to Home Run Derby Team

    Former USM Star Dozier Selected to Home Run Derby Team

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-07-09 03:09:38 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night's Home Run Derby at Target Field.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night's Home Run Derby at Target Field.
  • Renfroe Selected to Futures Team Roster

    Renfroe Selected to Futures Team Roster

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-06-25 00:28:59 GMT
    STARKVILLE, Miss. – Former Mississippi State baseball All-American Hunter Renfroe has been selected to participate in the 16th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday.
    STARKVILLE, Miss. – Former Mississippi State baseball All-American Hunter Renfroe has been selected to participate in the 16th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday.
  • Virginia Eliminates Ole Miss from College World Series

    Virginia Eliminates Ole Miss from College World Series

    Saturday, June 21 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-06-22 03:01:13 GMT
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Robbie Coman's two-run, bases-loaded single gave Virginia the lead, and Josh Sborz and two relievers limited Mississippi to six singles in a 4-1 victory Saturday that sent the Cavaliers to the College World Series finals.
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Robbie Coman's two-run, bases-loaded single gave Virginia the lead, and Josh Sborz and two relievers limited Mississippi to six singles in a 4-1 victory Saturday that sent the Cavaliers to the College World Series finals.
  • Ole Miss vs. Virginia Suspended until Saturday Afternoon

    Ole Miss vs. Virginia Suspended until Saturday Afternoon

    Friday, June 20 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-06-21 03:50:45 GMT
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The College World Series game between Virginia and Mississippi was suspended after a 93-minute lightning and rain delay at TD Ameritrade Park on Friday night. The game, tied 0-0, will resume Saturday at 3 p.m. EDT with Virginia batting in the top of the second inning.
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The College World Series game between Virginia and Mississippi was suspended after a 93-minute lightning and rain delay at TD Ameritrade Park on Friday night. The game, tied 0-0, will resume Saturday at 3 p.m. EDT with Virginia batting in the top of the second inning.
  • Ole Miss Eliminates TCU

    Ole Miss Eliminates TCU

    Thursday, June 19 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-06-20 03:49:31 GMT
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Will Allen drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Mississippi relievers held TCU without a hit after Kevin Cron's homer in the fifth, and the Rebels stayed alive in the College World Series with a 6-4 victory Thursday night.
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Will Allen drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Mississippi relievers held TCU without a hit after Kevin Cron's homer in the fifth, and the Rebels stayed alive in the College World Series with a 6-4 victory Thursday night.
  • Honoring the Past

    Honoring the Past

    Saturday, June 14 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-06-14 04:00:24 GMT
    WJTV - It's always good to know where you come from and whose come before you, and that's what Ole Miss has in mind as the Rebels prepare for their first game of the College World Series.
    WJTV - It's always good to know where you come from and whose come before you, and that's what Ole Miss has in mind as the Rebels prepare for their first game of the College World Series.
  • Monkey Off Bianco's Back as Ole Miss Reaches College World Series

    Monkey Off Bianco's Back as Ole Miss Reaches College World Series

    Thursday, June 12 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-06-12 05:00:52 GMT
    WJTV - "The Road to Omaha is bumpy and windy," said Ole Miss Head Coach Mike Bianco after his Rebels finally reached the promised land of College Baseball after four previous trips to the Super Regionals in his 14-year tenure in Oxford. Ole Miss plays Virginia in their CWS Opener at 7:00pm Sunday.
    WJTV - "The Road to Omaha is bumpy and windy," said Ole Miss Head Coach Mike Bianco after his Rebels finally reached the promised land of College Baseball after four previous trips to the Super Regionals in his 14-year tenure in Oxford. Ole Miss plays Virginia in their CWS Opener at 7:00pm Sunday.
  • Madison Central's Turnbull Weighing Major League Decision

    Madison Central's Turnbull Weighing Major League Decision

    Monday, June 9 2014 1:07 AM EDT2014-06-09 05:07:20 GMT
    WJTV - Madison Central alum and Alabama junior pitcher Spencer Turnbull is weighing his options as he decides whether to return to Alabama for his senior season or go pro after being selected in the second round by the Detroit Tigers.
    WJTV - Madison Central alum and Alabama junior pitcher Spencer Turnbull is weighing his options as he decides whether to return to Alabama for his senior season or go pro after being selected in the second round by the Detroit Tigers.
  • Ole Miss Beats UL, Forces Game 3

    Ole Miss Beats UL, Forces Game 3

    Monday, June 9 2014 12:35 AM EDT2014-06-09 04:35:30 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Pinch-hitter Colby Bortles broke open the game with a two-run single in Mississippi's three-run eighth inning as the Rebels beat Louisiana-Lafayette 5-2 on Sunday night to tie their super regional series.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Pinch-hitter Colby Bortles broke open the game with a two-run single in Mississippi's three-run eighth inning as the Rebels beat Louisiana-Lafayette 5-2 on Sunday night to tie their super regional series.
  • Mississippians in MLB Draft

    Mississippians in MLB Draft

    Friday, June 6 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-06-07 01:28:05 GMT
    WJTV - The following is a list of players from Mississippi or who have ties from Mississippi that have been taken so far in this year's Major League Baseball Draft.
    WJTV - The following is a list of players from Mississippi or who have ties from Mississippi that have been taken so far in this year's Major League Baseball Draft.
  • MSU's Lindgren Drafted by Yankees

    MSU's Lindgren Drafted by Yankees

    Thursday, June 5 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-06-06 03:41:31 GMT
    STARKVILLE, Miss. – Going to a franchise with 27 World Series titles, Mississippi State junior left-handed pitcher Jacob Lindgren was drafted 55th overall in the second round by the New York Yankees in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, which began Thursday.
    STARKVILLE, Miss. – Going to a franchise with 27 World Series titles, Mississippi State junior left-handed pitcher Jacob Lindgren was drafted 55th overall in the second round by the New York Yankees in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, which began Thursday.
  • Ole Miss Clinches Super Regional Berth

    Ole Miss Clinches Super Regional Berth

    Monday, June 2 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-06-03 03:39:48 GMT
    OXFORD, Miss. – It took extra innings and enduring a nearly two-hour rain delay, but an RBI triple in the 10th inning from Sikes Orvis propelled No. 12 Ole Miss (44-18) to a 3-2 win over No. 14 Washington (41-17-1) and into an NCAA Super Regional.It marks the fifth time in its last nine NCAA Tournament appearances that Ole Miss has advanced to a Super Regional and the seventh time in the last nine NCAA Tournament appearances that the Rebels have played in an NCAA Regional Championship.The Reb...
    OXFORD, Miss. – It took extra innings and enduring a nearly two-hour rain delay, but an RBI triple in the 10th inning from Sikes Orvis propelled No. 12 Ole Miss (44-18) to a 3-2 win over No. 14 Washington (41-17-1) and into an NCAA Super Regional.It marks the fifth time in its last nine NCAA Tournament appearances that Ole Miss has advanced to a Super Regional and the seventh time in the last nine NCAA Tournament appearances that the Rebels have played in an NCAA Regional Championship.The Reb...
  • Rajin' Cajuns Win Lafayette Regional

    Rajin' Cajuns Win Lafayette Regional

    Monday, June 2 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-06-03 03:38:38 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Ryan Wilson and Matt Plitt combined on a six-hitter and Louisiana-Lafayette beat Mississippi State 5-3 on Monday night to advance to the NCAA super regionals for the first time since its last and only College World Series appearance in 2000.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Ryan Wilson and Matt Plitt combined on a six-hitter and Louisiana-Lafayette beat Mississippi State 5-3 on Monday night to advance to the NCAA super regionals for the first time since its last and only College World Series appearance in 2000.
  • Ole Miss Advances to Regional Championship

    Ole Miss Advances to Regional Championship

    Monday, June 2 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-06-02 17:59:34 GMT
    OXFORD, Miss. – The Rebels advanced to an NCAA Regional Championship game for the seventh time in the last 10 seasons when No. 12 Ole Miss (43-18) defeated No. 14 Washington (40-16-1) by a score of 2-1 Sunday at the NCAA Oxford Regional.
    OXFORD, Miss. – The Rebels advanced to an NCAA Regional Championship game for the seventh time in the last 10 seasons when No. 12 Ole Miss (43-18) defeated No. 14 Washington (40-16-1) by a score of 2-1 Sunday at the NCAA Oxford Regional.
  • The Sports Zone: Brett Bukvich Interview

    The Sports Zone: Brett Bukvich Interview

    Monday, June 2 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-06-02 04:33:57 GMT
    WJTV - Former Ole Miss pitcher and Northwest Rankin alum Brett Bukvich joined TJ Werre on The Sports Zone Sunday night to discuss a variety of topics.
    WJTV - Former Ole Miss pitcher and Northwest Rankin alum Brett Bukvich joined TJ Werre on The Sports Zone Sunday night to discuss a variety of topics.
  • Hinds Baseball Returns from NJCAA World Series

    Hinds Baseball Returns from NJCAA World Series

    Monday, June 2 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-06-02 04:29:59 GMT
    RAYMOND - The Hinds baseball team is back in Mississippi after coming up just short of a national championship, falling Saturday night to Mesa from Arizona 9-7 in 11 innings.
    RAYMOND - The Hinds baseball team is back in Mississippi after coming up just short of a national championship, falling Saturday night to Mesa from Arizona 9-7 in 11 innings.
  • Louisiana Bounces Jackson State from Regional

    Louisiana Bounces Jackson State from Regional

    Monday, June 2 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-06-02 04:22:42 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Jace Conrad hit a grand slam and drove in six runs as Louisiana-Lafayette remained alive in the NCAA tournament with an 11-1 victory over Jackson State in an elimination game Sunday.
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Jace Conrad hit a grand slam and drove in six runs as Louisiana-Lafayette remained alive in the NCAA tournament with an 11-1 victory over Jackson State in an elimination game Sunday.
  • Ole Miss, MSU, Jackson State Ready for NCAA Baseball Regionals

    Ole Miss, MSU, Jackson State Ready for NCAA Baseball Regionals

    Friday, May 30 2014 2:18 AM EDT2014-05-30 06:18:43 GMT
    WJTV - The NCAA Baseball Tournament gets under way Friday as Ole Miss hosts a 4-team regional for the first time since 2009.  Mississippi State and Jackson State head to Lafayette, LA where No. 6 National Seed Louisiana awaits.
    WJTV - The NCAA Baseball Tournament gets under way Friday as Ole Miss hosts a 4-team regional for the first time since 2009.  Mississippi State and Jackson State head to Lafayette, LA where No. 6 National Seed Louisiana awaits.
  • The Sports Zone: Jarrod Parks Interview

    The Sports Zone: Jarrod Parks Interview

    Monday, May 26 2014 12:27 AM EDT2014-05-26 04:27:57 GMT
    WJTV - Former Mississippi State and Madison Central baseball star Jarrod Parks joined TJ Werre on The Sports Zone Sunday night to discuss his first season as an assistant coach at East Mississippi Community College as well as other topics.
    WJTV - Former Mississippi State and Madison Central baseball star Jarrod Parks joined TJ Werre on The Sports Zone Sunday night to discuss his first season as an assistant coach at East Mississippi Community College as well as other topics.
  • USM Falls in C-USA Tournament Semifinals

    USM Falls in C-USA Tournament Semifinals

    Monday, May 26 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-05-26 04:14:58 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Southern Miss is eliminated by Texas-San Antonio in the semifinal round of the Conference USA Tournament. News Channel 12's Jeff Haeger wraps up the tournament from Hattiesburg.
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Southern Miss is eliminated by Texas-San Antonio in the semifinal round of the Conference USA Tournament. News Channel 12's Jeff Haeger wraps up the tournament from Hattiesburg.
  • Ole Miss Selected as NCAA Regional Site

    Ole Miss Selected as NCAA Regional Site

    Sunday, May 25 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-05-26 03:47:14 GMT
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Five Southeastern Conference teams are among the 16 hosts for regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. SEC tournament champion LSU and regular-season champion Florida, are hosts along with Mississippi, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Five Southeastern Conference teams are among the 16 hosts for regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. SEC tournament champion LSU and regular-season champion Florida, are hosts along with Mississippi, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.
  • Oak Grove Downs Desoto Central for 6A Championship

    Oak Grove Downs Desoto Central for 6A Championship

    Saturday, May 24 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-05-25 03:57:17 GMT
    PEARL - Oak Grove downs Desoto Central 2-1 in Game 3 of the 6A Championship series at Trustmark Park for the 11th state title in Oak Grove history.
    PEARL - Oak Grove downs Desoto Central 2-1 in Game 3 of the 6A Championship series at Trustmark Park for the 11th state title in Oak Grove history.
  • USM Beats ECU to Advance in C-USA Tournament

    USM Beats ECU to Advance in C-USA Tournament

    Friday, May 23 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-05-24 03:53:29 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - When Southern Miss most needed someone to step up on the pitcher's mound, Cameron Giannini delivered.In what very well could have been his final collegiate appearance, the senior right-hander came up with the performance of his career, tossing his first complete game in a 3-1 victory over East Carolina University in a Friday night elimination game in the 2014 Conference USA Baseball Tournament."What a performance," USM coach Scott Berry said. "Thirty-one years of baseball...
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - When Southern Miss most needed someone to step up on the pitcher's mound, Cameron Giannini delivered.In what very well could have been his final collegiate appearance, the senior right-hander came up with the performance of his career, tossing his first complete game in a 3-1 victory over East Carolina University in a Friday night elimination game in the 2014 Conference USA Baseball Tournament."What a performance," USM coach Scott Berry said. "Thirty-one years of baseball...
  • Florida Eliminates Mississippi State from SEC Tournament

    Florida Eliminates Mississippi State from SEC Tournament

    Friday, May 23 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-05-24 03:49:47 GMT
    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Danny Young and Justin Shafer shut down Mississippi State's offense to lead Florida to a 5-1 victory Friday night, keeping the top-seeded Gators alive in the Southeastern Conference tournament.
    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Danny Young and Justin Shafer shut down Mississippi State's offense to lead Florida to a 5-1 victory Friday night, keeping the top-seeded Gators alive in the Southeastern Conference tournament.
  • Taylorsville Wins 2A State Championship

    Taylorsville Wins 2A State Championship

    Friday, May 23 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-05-24 02:43:31 GMT
    PEARL - For the second straight season and for the third time in four years the Taylorsville baseball team wins the 2A State Championship. The Tartars beat Eupora in game 2 of the best-of-three series 7-1 for the sweep.
    PEARL - For the second straight season and for the third time in four years the Taylorsville baseball team wins the 2A State Championship. The Tartars beat Eupora in game 2 of the best-of-three series 7-1 for the sweep.
  • Arkansas Eliminates Ole Miss from SEC Tournament

    Arkansas Eliminates Ole Miss from SEC Tournament

    Friday, May 23 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-05-24 02:37:54 GMT
    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Joe Serrano scored on Brian Anderson's sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth in Arkansas' 8-7 win over Mississippi Friday, eliminating the Rebels from the Southeastern Conference tournament.
    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Joe Serrano scored on Brian Anderson's sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth in Arkansas' 8-7 win over Mississippi Friday, eliminating the Rebels from the Southeastern Conference tournament.
  • Desoto Central Beats Oak Grove to Even 6A State Finals

    Desoto Central Beats Oak Grove to Even 6A State Finals

    Friday, May 23 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-05-23 04:01:15 GMT
    PEARL - Despite giving up 8 runs in the top of the 7th inning, Desoto Central scored 4 to tie the game at 11 before winning it 12-11 in the 8th on a misplayed fly ball in the outfield.
    PEARL - Despite giving up 8 runs in the top of the 7th inning, Desoto Central scored 4 to tie the game at 11 before winning it 12-11 in the 8th on a misplayed fly ball in the outfield.
  • Smithville Beats Cathedral for 1A State Championship

    Smithville Beats Cathedral for 1A State Championship

    Thursday, May 22 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-05-23 03:55:24 GMT
    PEARL - Smithville beat Cathedral 6-2 in game 2 of the 1A State Championship series for its first state title in school history.
    PEARL - Smithville beat Cathedral 6-2 in game 2 of the 1A State Championship series for its first state title in school history.
  • USM Beats UAB to Advance in C-USA Tournament

    USM Beats UAB to Advance in C-USA Tournament

    Thursday, May 22 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-05-23 03:50:28 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Southern Miss and UAB hooked up in game that produced 25 hits, nine walks, a hit batsman and the rare "reach on strikeout-wild pitch," but USM outlasted the Blazers 4-3 to advance in C-USA.
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Southern Miss and UAB hooked up in game that produced 25 hits, nine walks, a hit batsman and the rare "reach on strikeout-wild pitch," but USM outlasted the Blazers 4-3 to advance in C-USA.
  • Ole Miss Advances with Win Over Vanderbilt

    Ole Miss Advances with Win Over Vanderbilt

    Thursday, May 22 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-05-23 03:46:52 GMT
    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Austin Anderson had a two-run single and Mississippi hitters capitalized on eight walks in a 7-2 win over Vanderbilt Thursday in the Southeastern Conference tournament.
    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Austin Anderson had a two-run single and Mississippi hitters capitalized on eight walks in a 7-2 win over Vanderbilt Thursday in the Southeastern Conference tournament.
  • Auston Bousfield Wins Boo Ferriss Trophy

    Auston Bousfield Wins Boo Ferriss Trophy

    Monday, May 19 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-05-20 03:52:55 GMT
    OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss’ junior outfielder Auston Bousfield was named the 2014 recipient of the C Spire Ferriss Trophy at a luncheon on Monday afternoon presented by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.
    OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss’ junior outfielder Auston Bousfield was named the 2014 recipient of the C Spire Ferriss Trophy at a luncheon on Monday afternoon presented by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.
  • JSU Wins 2nd Straight SWAC Championship

    JSU Wins 2nd Straight SWAC Championship

    Monday, May 19 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-05-19 04:11:13 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS, La. - The Jackson State baseball team won its second straight and 16th overall Southwestern Athletic Conference championship with a 9-8 victory over Alabama State Sunday evening at MBL Youth Academy at Wesley Barrow Stadium in New Orleans, La.
    NEW ORLEANS, La. - The Jackson State baseball team won its second straight and 16th overall Southwestern Athletic Conference championship with a 9-8 victory over Alabama State Sunday evening at MBL Youth Academy at Wesley Barrow Stadium in New Orleans, La.
  • Belhaven Eliminated from NAIA Opening Round

    Belhaven Eliminated from NAIA Opening Round

    Thursday, May 15 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-05-15 04:04:44 GMT
    JACKSON - Oklahoma-Wesleyan scored a run in the top of the 9th and held on to beat Belhaven 8-7 in the championship round of the NAIA Opening Round at Smith-Wills Stadium.
    JACKSON - Oklahoma-Wesleyan scored a run in the top of the 9th and held on to beat Belhaven 8-7 in the championship round of the NAIA Opening Round at Smith-Wills Stadium.
  • Ole Miss Beats Georgia, Leads SEC West with Three Games Left

    Ole Miss Beats Georgia, Leads SEC West with Three Games Left

    Monday, May 12 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-05-12 04:40:13 GMT
    OXFORD, Miss. – Auston Bousfield continued his stellar junior campaign, delivering a bases-loaded, walk-off single in the 10th inning as No. 11 Ole Miss (37-15, 17-10 SEC) defeated Georgia (25-25-1, 10-16-1 SEC) by a score of 2-1 to clinch the weekend series.
    OXFORD, Miss. – Auston Bousfield continued his stellar junior campaign, delivering a bases-loaded, walk-off single in the 10th inning as No. 11 Ole Miss (37-15, 17-10 SEC) defeated Georgia (25-25-1, 10-16-1 SEC) by a score of 2-1 to clinch the weekend series.
  • Southern Miss Wins Series With ECU

    Southern Miss Wins Series With ECU

  • Southern Miss Wins Series With ECU

    Southern Miss Wins Series With ECU

    Monday, May 12 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-05-12 04:24:38 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Mason Robbins drove in a pair of runs and Connor Barron scored three times to lead Southern Miss to a 6-4 Conference USA victory over East Carolina here Sunday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Mason Robbins drove in a pair of runs and Connor Barron scored three times to lead Southern Miss to a 6-4 Conference USA victory over East Carolina here Sunday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.
  • Prep Beats MRA in Game 1 of Championship Series

    Prep Beats MRA in Game 1 of Championship Series

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-05-07 03:53:07 GMT
    FLOWOOD - Jackson Prep junior pitcher Noah Hughes set his school's season record for strikeouts with 101 as the Patriots run-ruled MRA in Game 1 Tuesday night 12-2 of the MAIS AAA Div. 1 Championship series.
    FLOWOOD - Jackson Prep junior pitcher Noah Hughes set his school's season record for strikeouts with 101 as the Patriots run-ruled MRA in Game 1 Tuesday night 12-2 of the MAIS AAA Div. 1 Championship series.
  • MSU, Ole Miss Pledge Help to Jackson State Baseball

    MSU, Ole Miss Pledge Help to Jackson State Baseball

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-05-07 03:14:17 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State University baseball team returned safely to campus Monday night after the bus they were traveling in caught fire earlier in the day outside of Birmingham, Ala.
    JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State University baseball team returned safely to campus Monday night after the bus they were traveling in caught fire earlier in the day outside of Birmingham, Ala.
  • Arkansas Avoids Series Sweep in 11-1 Win Over Ole Miss

    Arkansas Avoids Series Sweep in 11-1 Win Over Ole Miss

    Monday, May 5 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-05-05 04:18:32 GMT
    OXFORD, Miss. - For only the eighth time in 49 games this season the Rebels didn't come out on top when scoring first as No. 10 Ole Miss (35-14, 15-9 SEC) fell to Arkansas (30-20, 11-13 SEC) by a score of 11-1 to miss out on a series sweep of the Razorbacks.
    OXFORD, Miss. - For only the eighth time in 49 games this season the Rebels didn't come out on top when scoring first as No. 10 Ole Miss (35-14, 15-9 SEC) fell to Arkansas (30-20, 11-13 SEC) by a score of 11-1 to miss out on a series sweep of the Razorbacks.
  • MHSAA First Round Game Ones

    MHSAA First Round Game Ones

    Friday, May 2 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-05-02 04:06:33 GMT
    WJTV - The first round of the MHSAA playoffs began Thursday night.
    WJTV - The first round of the MHSAA playoffs began Thursday night.
  • Jackson Prep wins Game 1 with Washington

    Jackson Prep wins Game 1 with Washington

    Thursday, May 1 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-05-01 04:03:56 GMT
    FLOWOOD - Walker Wilbanks and Gene Wood both hit homeruns in Jackson Prep's 10-8 game 1 win over Washington School Wednesday night.
    FLOWOOD - Walker Wilbanks and Gene Wood both hit homeruns in Jackson Prep's 10-8 game 1 win over Washington School Wednesday night.
  • Mississippi College Edges Millsaps

    Mississippi College Edges Millsaps

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-05-01 03:59:07 GMT
    CLINTON, Miss. – Senior right-hander Bucky Shipp collected his first career win as the Mississippi College baseball team outlasted Millsaps, 10-8, on Wednesday afternoon at Frierson Field.
    CLINTON, Miss. – Senior right-hander Bucky Shipp collected his first career win as the Mississippi College baseball team outlasted Millsaps, 10-8, on Wednesday afternoon at Frierson Field.
  • Berry, Black Highlight MACJC Hall of Fame Class

    Berry, Black Highlight MACJC Hall of Fame Class

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 12:35 AM EDT2014-04-30 04:35:04 GMT
    PEARL - The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges held their 8th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony Tuesday in Pearl. 15 men and women were given the honor of going into the Hall.
    PEARL - The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges held their 8th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony Tuesday in Pearl. 15 men and women were given the honor of going into the Hall.
  • High School Baseball 5A Playoffs: Ridgeland 16 Center Hill 10

    High School Baseball 5A Playoffs: Ridgeland 16 Center Hill 10

    RIDGELAND - The Ridgeland Titans came back from a three-run deficit with a sixth inning explosion of nine runs that gave them a 16-10 triumph over Center Hill Friday.  The Titans take a one-oh lead in the best-of-three Class 5A opening round playoff series.  Ridgeland and Center Hill will resume Thursday's opening game of the series, that was suspended due to weather, at 2:00pm Saturday.  The Titans lead that contest 1-0 in the top of the third inning.
    RIDGELAND - The Ridgeland Titans came back from a three-run deficit with a sixth inning explosion of nine runs that gave them a 16-10 triumph over Center Hill Friday.  The Titans take a one-oh lead in the best-of-three Class 5A opening round playoff series.  Ridgeland and Center Hill will resume Thursday's opening game of the series, that was suspended due to weather, at 2:00pm Saturday.  The Titans lead that contest 1-0 in the top of the third inning.
  • Mississippi State Wins Governor's Cup

    Mississippi State Wins Governor's Cup

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:54:27 GMT
    PEARL, Miss. – Behind the dominant pitching of Lucas Laster and Vance Tatum, the Mississippi State baseball team rallied past Ole Miss to win the Governor’s Cup 8-3 Tuesday night at Trustmark Park.
    PEARL, Miss. – Behind the dominant pitching of Lucas Laster and Vance Tatum, the Mississippi State baseball team rallied past Ole Miss to win the Governor’s Cup 8-3 Tuesday night at Trustmark Park.
  • NW Rankin Run-Rules Madison Central

    NW Rankin Run-Rules Madison Central

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:08:05 GMT
    FLOWOOD - In their third meeting of the season, NW Rankin beat their rivals from Madison County to finish with a 2-1 record against the Jaguars. Tuesday night they won 11-1.With the win, the Cougars improve to 9-1 in district 3-6A play. The Jaguars fall to 3-6. Click the video above to watch the highlights from the game.
    FLOWOOD - In their third meeting of the season, NW Rankin beat their rivals from Madison County to finish with a 2-1 record against the Jaguars. Tuesday night they won 11-1.With the win, the Cougars improve to 9-1 in district 3-6A play. The Jaguars fall to 3-6. Click the video above to watch the highlights from the game.
  • Jackson Prep Blasts Lamar

    Jackson Prep Blasts Lamar

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:01:17 GMT
    FLOWOOD - Jackson Prep gets a solid outing from junior and Mississippi State commit Noah Hughes and beats Lamar 17-0 Tuesday night.The Patriots improve to 25-3 on the season.
    FLOWOOD - Jackson Prep gets a solid outing from junior and Mississippi State commit Noah Hughes and beats Lamar 17-0 Tuesday night.The Patriots improve to 25-3 on the season.
  • The Sports Zone: Ole Miss Romps MSU to Win Series

    The Sports Zone: Ole Miss Romps MSU to Win Series

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:21:52 GMT
    STARKVILLE, Miss. – It was an all-around dominant performance from the Rebels on Sunday in a rubber-game as No. 13 Ole Miss (29-9, 9-6 SEC) pounded out 20 hits to race past Mississippi State (22-15, 7-8 SEC) for a 12-2 win at Dudy Noble Field.
    STARKVILLE, Miss. – It was an all-around dominant performance from the Rebels on Sunday in a rubber-game as No. 13 Ole Miss (29-9, 9-6 SEC) pounded out 20 hits to race past Mississippi State (22-15, 7-8 SEC) for a 12-2 win at Dudy Noble Field.
  • MSU Beats Southern Miss in 11 Innings

    MSU Beats Southern Miss in 11 Innings

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:56:19 GMT
    PEARL, Miss. – After spending most of the day worrying if they would even get to play, the Mississippi State baseball team played well into the night Tuesday at Trustmark Park.Thundershowers left the area just in time for MSU to knock off Southern Mississippi 4-3 in an 11-inning thriller played as part of the College Series at Trustmark Park.The Bulldogs scored the game-winning run in the home half of the 11th inning as Derrick Armstrong trotted home from third on a one-out wild pitch.MSU imp...
    PEARL, Miss. – After spending most of the day worrying if they would even get to play, the Mississippi State baseball team played well into the night Tuesday at Trustmark Park.Thundershowers left the area just in time for MSU to knock off Southern Mississippi 4-3 in an 11-inning thriller played as part of the College Series at Trustmark Park.The Bulldogs scored the game-winning run in the home half of the 11th inning as Derrick Armstrong trotted home from third on a one-out wild pitch.MSU imp...
  • Minor Struggles and Shines in M-Braves Season Opener

    Minor Struggles and Shines in M-Braves Season Opener

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-04-04 15:55:51 GMT
    PEARL, MS -- The Mississippi Braves dropped its opening night contest to the Mobile BayBears by a final score of 6-2 in front of a crowd of 5,132 at Trustmark Park. 
    PEARL, MS -- The Mississippi Braves dropped its opening night contest to the Mobile BayBears by a final score of 6-2 in front of a crowd of 5,132 at Trustmark Park. 
  • Jackson State Baseball Starts 3-1

    Jackson State Baseball Starts 3-1

    Monday, February 17 2014 12:40 AM EST2014-02-17 05:40:34 GMT
    JACKSON - Senior Desmond Russell tossed a complete-game four-hitter as Jackson State beat South Dakota State 3-1 Sunday afternoon.
    JACKSON - Senior Desmond Russell tossed a complete-game four-hitter as Jackson State beat South Dakota State 3-1 Sunday afternoon.
  • The Sports Zone: Corey Dickerson Interview

    The Sports Zone: Corey Dickerson Interview

    WJTV - Brookhaven Academy alum Corey Dickerson just finished his first season playing Major League ball. The Rockies called him up in June and he's expected to compete for a starting outfield position this spring. Click the link above to see the interview.
    WJTV - Brookhaven Academy alum Corey Dickerson just finished his first season playing Major League ball. The Rockies called him up in June and he's expected to compete for a starting outfield position this spring. Click the link above to see the interview.
  • The Sports Zone: Corey Dickerson Interview

    The Sports Zone: Corey Dickerson Interview

    Monday, February 3 2014 11:57 AM EST2014-02-03 16:57:25 GMT
    WJTV - Brookhaven Academy alum Corey Dickerson just finished his first season playing Major League ball. The Rockies called him up in June and he's expected to compete for a starting outfield position this spring. Click the link above to see the interview.
    WJTV - Brookhaven Academy alum Corey Dickerson just finished his first season playing Major League ball. The Rockies called him up in June and he's expected to compete for a starting outfield position this spring. Click the link above to see the interview.
  • Belhaven Ready for Opener

    Belhaven Ready for Opener

    JACKSON - The Belhaven baseball team will hang its hat on pitching, defense and speed in 2014, a formula they say should lead to success. The Blazers open the new season Friday afternoon at home against LSU-Alexandria at 4 PM. 
    JACKSON - The Belhaven baseball team will hang its hat on pitching, defense and speed in 2014, a formula they say should lead to success. The Blazers open the new season Friday afternoon at home against LSU-Alexandria at 4 PM. 
  • Belhaven Ready for Opener

    Belhaven Ready for Opener

    Friday, January 31 2014 2:50 AM EST2014-01-31 07:50:26 GMT
    JACKSON - The Belhaven baseball team will hang its hat on pitching, defense and speed in 2014, a formula they say should lead to success. The Blazers open the new season Friday afternoon at home against LSU-Alexandria at 4 PM. 

    Click the video above to hear from the Blazers.
    JACKSON - The Belhaven baseball team will hang its hat on pitching, defense and speed in 2014, a formula they say should lead to success. The Blazers open the new season Friday afternoon at home against LSU-Alexandria at 4 PM. 

    Click the video above to hear from the Blazers.
  • Murrah's Robinson Signs with Holmes CC Baseball

    Murrah's Robinson Signs with Holmes CC Baseball

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 11:53 PM EST2014-01-16 04:53:54 GMT
    JACKSON - Murrah pitcher/outfielder Ray Robinson signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday morning to Holmes Community College.
    JACKSON - Murrah pitcher/outfielder Ray Robinson signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday morning to Holmes Community College.
  • Jackson's Smith Traded from A's to Padres

    Jackson's Smith Traded from A's to Padres

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 11:55 PM EST2013-12-04 04:55:07 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - In one whirlwind stretch of less than 24 hours, Billy Beane pulled off a trio of trades with three different clubs - and the Oakland general manager believes his bullpen will be all the better for it heading into 2014.First, the Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from Baltimore late Monday as the replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour. Then on Tuesday, the two-time defending AL West champions traded for San Diego right-handed reliever Luke Gregerson i...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - In one whirlwind stretch of less than 24 hours, Billy Beane pulled off a trio of trades with three different clubs - and the Oakland general manager believes his bullpen will be all the better for it heading into 2014.First, the Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from Baltimore late Monday as the replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour. Then on Tuesday, the two-time defending AL West champions traded for San Diego right-handed reliever Luke Gregerson i...
  • Braves Address Potential Move for Pearl Team Talks

    Braves Address Potential Move for Pearl Team Talks

    Wednesday, August 28 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-08-28 04:02:05 GMT
    WJTV - The Atlanta Braves released a statement affirming their commitment to Pearl, MS and keeping the M-Braves at Trustmark Park.A recent report indicated that Biloxi mayor A.J. Holloway said that the Mississippi Braves would be the new tenant in their new ballpark.This is the statement released by the big league club regarding that statement.“I want to reiterate on behalf of the Braves organization that we have absolutely no plans to leave Pearl, Mississippi. We have a long term deal, in a ...
    WJTV - The Atlanta Braves released a statement affirming their commitment to Pearl, MS and keeping the M-Braves at Trustmark Park.A recent report indicated that Biloxi mayor A.J. Holloway said that the Mississippi Braves would be the new tenant in their new ballpark.This is the statement released by the big league club regarding that statement.“I want to reiterate on behalf of the Braves organization that we have absolutely no plans to leave Pearl, Mississippi. We have a long term deal, in a ...
  • Dawg Watch: Whatever it Takes to See the Dawgs Play for a Title

    Dawg Watch: Whatever it Takes to See the Dawgs Play for a Title

    Tuesday, June 25 2013 3:19 AM EDT2013-06-25 07:19:44 GMT
    OMAHA, NE - They filed in from the early morning hours Monday looking snatch the last remaining tickets to see their beloved Mississippi State Bulldogs take on UCLA in Game One of the Championship Series at the CWS.
    OMAHA, NE - They filed in from the early morning hours Monday looking snatch the last remaining tickets to see their beloved Mississippi State Bulldogs take on UCLA in Game One of the Championship Series at the College World Series.  They battled a driving rain storm but it didn't matter, these fans stayed determined to get a seat at TD Ameritrade Park.
  • Ex-USM Pitcher J.R. Ballinger Back in Mississippi with Birmingham Barons

    Ex-USM Pitcher J.R. Ballinger Back in Mississippi with Birmingham Barons

    PEARL - Now in his fifth season in the Minor Leagues, Moss Point native J.R. Ballinger has changed his delivery.  The former Southern Miss Golden Eagle is now a sidearm pitcher with the Birmingham Barons.
    PEARL - Now in his fifth season in the Minor Leagues, Moss Point native J.R. Ballinger has changed his delivery.  The former Southern Miss Golden Eagle is now a sidearm pitcher as he has spent time with both Triple-A Winston Salem and Double-A Birmingham this season in the Chicago White Sox farm system.  Ballinger currently with the Barons was in the Metro the past few days as his Birmingham bunch took on the Mississippi Braves in a five-game series.
  • MSU's Left Field Lounge

    MSU's Left Field Lounge

    Saturday, June 1 2013 3:08 AM EDT2013-06-01 07:08:21 GMT
    STARKVILLE - It's one of the best traditions in all of College Baseball.  WJTV News Channel 12 Sports TJ Werre takes a closer look at the Left Field Lounge at Dudy Noble Field as the MSU hosts an NCAA post-season Regional.
    STARKVILLE - It's one of the best traditions in all of College Baseball.  WJTV News Channel 12 Sports TJ Werre takes a closer look at the Left Field Lounge at Dudy Noble Field as the Mississippi State Bulldogs host an NCAA post-season Regional for the 11th time in the program's history.
  • MSU's Left Field Lounge

    MSU's Left Field Lounge

    STARKVILLE - It's one of the best traditions in all of College Baseball.  News Channel 12 Sports TJ Werre takes a closer look at the Left Field Lounge at Dudy Noble Field as the MSU hosts an NCAA post-season Regional.
    STARKVILLE - It's one of the best traditions in all of College Baseball.  WJTV News Channel 12 Sports TJ Werre takes a closer look at the Left Field Lounge at Dudy Noble Field as the Mississippi State Bulldogs host an NCAA post-season Regional for the 11th time in the program's history.
  • MSU To Host NCAA Baseball Regional

    MSU To Host NCAA Baseball Regional

    Monday, May 27 2013 3:21 AM EDT2013-05-27 07:21:03 GMT
    STARKVILLE - For the 12th time, the NCAA selected Mississippi State's Dudy Noble Field as host of an NCAA Baseball Championship Regional, the selection committee announced Sunday.
    STARKVILLE - For the 12th time, the NCAA selected Mississippi State's Dudy Noble Field as host of an NCAA Baseball Championship Regional, the selection committee announced Sunday.
  • Madison Central Softball Falls Short of 4-Peat

    Madison Central Softball Falls Short of 4-Peat

    RIDGELAND - Madison Central needed just one win Saturday to win their fourth consecutive State Championship.  It was a win that never came.  Oak Grove won the decisive Game three of the title series 2-1 in extra innings.
    RIDGELAND - The Madison Central Lady Jags needed just one win Saturday to win their fourth consecutive State Championship.  It was a win that never came.  Oak Grove won the decisive Game three of the title series 2-1 in extra innings.  This after blowing out MC by run-rule 13-2 in five innings earlier forcing the winner take all contest.
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