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Tanner’s homer lifts Mississippi State over Notre Dame 9-8

Jun. 12, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Logan Tanner hit a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh and No. 7 seed Mississippi State rallied from a four-run deficit to beat No. 10 seed Notre Dame 9-8 in Game 1 of the Starkville Super Regional on Saturday. Tanner gave the Bulldogs...

Leiter strikes out 10, Vandy CWS bound with 4-1 win over ECU

Jun. 12, 2021 15:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jack Leiter had 10 strikeouts in seven innings on Saturday and No. 4 seed Vanderbilt advanced to the College World Series with a 4-1 win over No. 13 seed East Carolina in Game 2 of the Nashville Super Regional. Leiter (10-3) allowed two hits, one...

South Dakota college pitcher fitted with new prosthetic arm

Jun. 12, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A college baseball player from South Dakota whose prosthetic arm was stolen was fitted with a new replacement limb Friday at a Minneapolis-area hospital. The Argus Leader reports Augustana's Parker Hanson also presented the Shriners...

Transgender athletes fight Florida’s new ban

Jun. 12, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — They’ve spent months in limbo, anxiously waiting to figure out how they would be able to celebrate Pride Month 2021. They could emerge from more than a year of isolation to celebrate their identities with the rest of their community, free...

Arizona shows off power in 9-3 victory over Ole Miss

Jun. 12, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Leadoff hitter Donta Williams went 3-for-5, hitting a home run his first time up and a three-run double his last, and Tony Bullard hit two solo homers and a triple as No. 5 overall seed Arizona showed off its power in rallying for a 9-3 victory over No. 12 seed...

Vandy's Rocker, Stanford's Beck dominate in super regionals

Jun. 12, 2021 00:35 AM EDT

Vanderbilt's Kumar Rocker and Stanford's Brendan Beck turned in dominant pitching performances in NCAA super regionals Friday to put their teams on the cusp of berths in the College World Series. Rocker led the reigning national champion Commodores to a 2-0 victory over...

LSU wins men's NCAA track and field championships team title

Jun. 11, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon freshman Cole Hocker won the 1,500 on Friday at the NCAA track and field championships, and LSU took the men's team title. Hocker bested collegiate record holder and defending champion Yared Nuguse of Notre Dame with a finish in 3 minutes,...

Top-seeded Arkansas routs North Carolina State 21-2

Jun. 11, 2021 22:10 PM EDT

Robert Moore went 4-for5 with two home runs and a double, finishing with five runs batted in and five runs scored as No. 1 overall seed and top-ranked Arkansas overwhelmed North Carolina State 21-2 in Game 1 of the Fayetteville Super Regional on Friday. Moore had plenty...

QB Sam Noyer heads to Oregon State for final season

Jun. 11, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Former Colorado quarterback Sam Noyer will use his final year of eligibility at Oregon State. Noyer, who is from Beaverton, Oregon, announced his move on Twitter on Friday. Noyer threw for 1,101 yards and six touchdowns in...

In US, Pride Month festivities muted by political setbacks

Jun. 11, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

It’s Pride Month, and gay Americans should have a lot to celebrate: A new president who has pledged to advocate for LGBTQ people, an easing of a pandemic that has disrupted their communal activism, and increasing public acceptance of their basic rights, including record-high support for...