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  • Baseball weekend at LSU is sold out Play Video

    June 6, 2017 8:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - There are no more tickets to see LSU play at the Box this weekend - the baseball Super Regional. The Tigers will take on Mississippi State at 8 p.m. Saturday, in Alex Box Stadium for the first game, in the best-of-three Super Regional series. The... more »
  • 2 former prison guards sentenced in inmate beating cover-up

    June 2, 2017 8:59 PM

    GREENVILLE, Miss. - Two former guards at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman must serve short jail stints for covering up an inmate beating. U.S. District Judge Debra Brown on Friday sentenced 24-year-old Deonte Pate of Charleston, and 44-year-old Romander Nelson of Drew. Both pleaded guilty last year to charges... more »
  • Lange provides gritty win for LSU baseball at Mississippi State

    May 18, 2017 11:45 PM

    STARKVILLE, MS – Junior right-hander Alex Lange limited ninth-ranked Mississippi State to one run in seven innings Thursday night to lead No. 5 LSU to a 3-1 victory at Dudy Noble Field. LSU improved to 37-17 overall and 19-9 in the SEC, while Mississippi State dropped to 34-20 overall... more »
  • Championship rings recovered after burglary arrest

    April 6, 2017 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies have made an arrest in an investigation into multiple residential burglaries across Baton Rouge earlier this year. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the crimes happened between January and April 2017 in the Jefferson Highway, Bluebonnet Blvd, and Perkins Rd area . During... more »
  • No penalty for furling Confederate-themed Mississippi flag

    February 21, 2017 10:10 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi House has rejected an effort to punish universities for not flying the state flag that prominently features the Confederate battle emblem. All eight of the state's public universities have furled the flag in recent years amid criticism that it's racially insensitive in a state with... more »
  • Mississippi confirms first pediatric flu death of season

    January 28, 2017 3:13 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi State Department of Health reports the first confirmed pediatric influenza death for the 2016-2017 flu season. Officials say it happened to someone who lived in Central Mississippi. Including this reported death, there have been 15 total pediatric flu deaths reported in Mississippi since such deaths... more »
  • Mississippi State team helps woman after car accident

    January 8, 2017 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A change in travel plans for the Mississippi State basketball team proved to be good fortune for a woman who was pulled out of her vehicle after a one-car accident. The Bulldogs were supposed to fly from Columbus, Mississippi, to Baton Rouge for their Southeastern Conference game... more »
  • Mississippi St upsets No. 7 Texas A&M 35-28

    November 5, 2016 4:20 PM

    STARKVILLE - Nick Fitzgerald ran for 182 yards and two touchdowns, Aeris Williams ran for a career-high 140 yards and Mississippi State used a dominant ground game to upset No. 7 Texas A&M 35-28 on Saturday. It was a stunning win for Mississippi State (4-5, 2-3 Southeastern Conference), which was... more »
  • LSU hangs on to defeat Bulldogs 23-20

    September 17, 2016 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Leonard Fournette returned from a bruised left ankle in powerful form, rushing for 147 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 20 LSU withstood a late rally for a 23-20 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday night. Danny Etling completed 19 of 30 passes for 215 yards in... more »
  • LSU takes game 3 over No. 6 Mississippi State

    April 24, 2016 6:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. – The Tigers used 12 hits to score 11 runs and take Game 3 of the Southeastern Conference series over Mississippi State, 11-8, Sunday afternoon in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, No. 5 LSU improved to 27-13 on the year and 10-8... more »
  • Furniss jersey to be retired Friday

    April 21, 2016 11:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Friday evening will see the jersey of all-American first baseman Eddy Furniss retired by LSU in a ceremony scheduled for 6:45 p.m. Friday night just before the Tigers take to the diamond to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs in Alex Box Stadium. Furniss’ No. 36 jersey... more »
  • LSU softball routes Mississippi State Bulldogs

    April 17, 2016 9:01 PM

    STARKVILLE – The LSU softball offense went to work Sunday, creating fireworks and routing the Mississippi State Bulldogs with a big 12-1 win in Starkville. LSU earned its second Southeastern Conference win on the road. The Tigers earned 12 runs on 12 hits to earn a five-inning, series... more »
  • Blakeney's 31 points leads LSU past Miss. St., 88-77

    February 6, 2016 9:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Antonio Blakeney scored a career-high 31 points, and LSU moved into sole possession of first place in the Southeastern Conference with an 88-77 victory over struggling Mississippi State on Saturday night. Blakeney, a freshman whose previous single-game high was 22 points, hit 11 of 17 shots, including... more »
  • LSU's Fournette, Pocic earn SEC player of the week awards

    September 15, 2015 12:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU running back Leonard Fournette and center Ethan Pocic each picked up Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors Monday for their performance in the Tigers’ 21-19 win over 25 th -ranked Mississippi State on Saturday. Fournette, a sophomore from New Orleans, earned SEC Offensive Player... more »
  • LSU survives Starkville, tops Mississippi State 21-19

    September 12, 2015 9:28 PM

    Starkville, MS - A 52-yard field goal attempt by Devon Bell fell short as time expired, and the LSU Tigers beat Mississippi State 21-19 for their first win of the 2015 season. Leonard Fournette scored all 3 touchdowns for the Tigers, as took a 1 yard direct snap and... more »
  • LSU drops in Coaches' Poll, remains #14 in AP poll after rain-out

    September 8, 2015 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU dropped two rankings in national college football polls, but remained ranked 14 in the Associated Press poll after Saturday's severe weather canceled their match against McNeese State. The Tigers dropped to No. 15 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll released Tuesday morning. Mississippi State,... more »
  • Cooking In Central 2015 Play Video

    August 31, 2015 9:12 AM

    CENTRAL- Cooking In Central is a giant tailgate that combines a passion for education with people's love for LSU football. The event helps raise money for the Central Community School System. In 2008 organizers decided to put the Cooking In Central proceeds toward schools in the city. Over the... more »
  • Miss. State student to face charges after threat

    August 27, 2015 11:29 AM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - Authorities at Mississippi State University said no gun was found and no shots fired after a man's arrest in connection with a "credible threat" the university said it received about an active shooter on campus. Police said during an afternoon press conference that Phu-Qui Cong "Bill"... more »
  • MSU hopes to set world record at Cowbell Yell before LSU game

    August 19, 2015 9:21 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS.- After a record football season in 2014, Mississippi State plans to begin 2015 in the same fashion. MSU plans to set a Guinness World Record for most cowbells rung at the same time on Sept. 10 during Cowbell Yell. The event acts as a pep rally to Mississippi... more »
  • LSU fails to sweep, falls to Mississippi State 8-7 in 12 innings

    May 2, 2015 9:25 PM

    STARKVILLE - Third baseman Seth Heck's RBI single Saturday in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted Mississippi State to an 8-7 victory over top-ranked LSU at Dudy Noble Field. Mississippi State improved to 24-24 overall and 8-16 in SEC play. LSU, which has won 17 of its last... more »
  • No. 1 ranked LSU softball to kick off road trip at Miss. State

    April 7, 2015 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - No. 1 ranked LSU softball is packing up for the team's longest road trip of the season with the opening game coming on Wednesday evening against Mississippi State in Starkville. After their encounter with the Bulldogs, they'll head to Knoxville for a three-game SEC series against... more »
  • Tulane bounced out of NCAA womens tournament

    March 20, 2015 3:59 PM

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Breanna Richardson scored 15 points and Mississippi State beat Tulane 57-47 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Morgan William added 14 points for the fifth-seeded Bulldogs (27-6). They shot 48 percent in the second half and advanced to a second-round matchup with... more »
  • Mississippi State team plane makes emergency landing

    February 15, 2015 3:02 PM

    ST. LOUIS - A plane carrying the Mississippi State men's basketball team has made an emergency landing in St. Louis after one of the engines failed. The mishap occurred after the Bulldogs defeated the Missouri Tigers 77-74 Saturday in Columbia, Missouri. Mississippi State coach Rick Ray posted on Twitter that... more »
  • Wistful, humorous Romney looks back as he ponders '16

    January 29, 2015 3:25 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Mitt Romney still says he's thinking about running for president again in 2016. But he's doing his best not to tip his hand. At Mississippi State University on Wednesday, Romney acted like a candidate when he shook hands and posed for pictures at a local barbecue joint.... more »
  • Lady Tigers edge No. 15 Mississippi St. 71-69 in 2OT

    January 16, 2015 1:55 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Danielle Ballard scored 24 points, including the go-ahead bucket in double overtime, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lift LSU to a 71-69 upset over No. 15 Mississippi State on Thursday night. Raigyne Moncrief contributed 18 points and DaShawn Harden added 13 for LSU (9-8, 3-2 SEC),... more »
  • Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings

    November 25, 2014 6:37 PM

    The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State - heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. TCU was fifth, Ohio State was sixth and Baylor seventh. The only team in the... more »
  • Only 1 SEC team in latest playoff poll

    November 11, 2014 11:15 PM

    COURTESY AP - Oregon jumps undefeated Florida State and moves into second in the College Football Playoff rankings while TCU takes over the fourth spot. Mississippi State remains No. 1. The Seminoles (9-0) slips to No. 3. Oregon (9-1) moved up after winning at Utah. Alabama is No. 5 and... more »
  • Mississippi State rises to No. 1 in AP Top 25

    October 12, 2014 2:34 PM

    Mississippi State is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, replacing Florida State and making the fastest rise to the top spot in the history of the poll. The Bulldogs received 45 first-place votes from the media panel Sunday. Mississippi State beat Auburn 38-23 on Saturday,... more »
  • No. 3 Mississippi State set to host No. 2 Auburn

    October 10, 2014 9:18 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - It wasn't long ago that the mention of the numbers three and two brought sarcastic jokes and eye rolls from fans of Auburn and Mississippi State. Now, they bring a sense of pride. No. 3 Mississippi State (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) hosts No. 2 Auburn (5-0, 2-0)... more »
  • LSU working on communication issues Play Video

    September 23, 2014 11:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The buzzword among LSU players right now is "communicate," as the Tigers are looking for better communication on the field after several breakdowns led to costly mistakes against Mississippi State last weekend. Tigers head coach Les Miles said on Monday that players took their turns making... more »
  • SEC suspends Mississippi State lineman 1 game Play Video

    September 23, 2014 3:30 PM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Mississippi State offensive lineman Dillon Day has been suspended one game by the Southeastern Conference for "multiple flagrant and unsportsmanlike acts" during Saturday's 34-29 win over LSU. The league announced the suspension on Tuesday. Day was shown on camera stepping on LSU's Davon Godchaux and Rashard Robinson... more »
  • Brandon Harris sparks late rally, but LSU falls to Mississippi State 34-29 in 4th

    September 20, 2014 8:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Brandon Harris threw two late touchdown passes to Malachi Dupre but a Hail Mary on the final play fell short, and Mississippi State upset #8 LSU at home 34-29. Dak Prescott found ways to create, and capitalize, on scoring opportunities as Mississippi State built a 34-16... more »
  • LSU preparing for Dak Prescott

    September 16, 2014 11:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As the LSU Tigers prepare for their SEC opener against Mississippi State, the defensive players say Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott has their full attention and utmost respect. Prescott is currently 4th in the SEC in yards per game, accounting for 323 yards per game in his... more »
  • Mississippi State tries ending skid vs. No. 8 LSU

    September 16, 2014 11:45 AM

    STARKVILLE, MS - Mississippi State's history against LSU during the past two decades is ugly. The Bulldogs have lost 14 in a row in the series dating back to 1999 and 21 of 22 since the Southeastern Conference split into two divisions in 1992. The dubious stretch has featured a... more »
  • How the West has won

    September 15, 2014 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers continue to move up in the rankings, but they've got plenty of company from their division as five teams from the SEC West are currently ranked among the top 10 teams in the country. With Alabama at #3, Auburn at #5, Texas A&M... more »
  • LSU expects Miss. St. to be toughest matchup yet

    September 15, 2014 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The eighth-ranked LSU Tigers are bracing for what they expect to be their stiffest challenge yet when unbeaten Mississippi State visits Tiger Stadium this weekend. LSU has allowed opposing quarterbacks just a 40 percent completion rate for 94 yards per game. But the Bulldogs have scored at... more »
  • Tigers to meet Mississippi St. in primetime

    September 8, 2014 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football's Sept. 20 home game against Mississippi State will be televised on ESPN in primetime, according to an announcement by the Southeastern Conference Monday morning. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Tiger Stadium as the Tigers meet the Bulldogs in their first SEC game... more »
  • MSU says it will spend $40 million on stadium

    August 12, 2014 4:43 PM

    STARKVILLE, Ms. - Mississippi State says it will spend $40 million on renovations to its baseball facilities. The plan for Dudy Noble Field, which was released on Tuesday, has a double-tiered grandstand with chair-back seating, an elevated concourse that circles the playing field, improved field lighting, a high-definition video board... more »

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