Latest College World Series News

Mississippi State extends coach Lemonis after CWS title

Jul. 27, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State says head baseball coach Chris Lemonis has signed a long-term contract extension, less than a month after guiding the Bulldogs to their first College World Series national championship. A release Tuesday says Lemonis will earn...

MSU Bulldogs' championship is homerun for fan merchandise

Jul. 24, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Retailers are enjoying a boom in demand for Mississippi State University clothing and other gear since the Bulldogs won the College World Series championship. The Commercial Dispatch reported that sales have hit a record high at Maroon &...

Mayer, Leiter, Rocker among top prospects for MLB draft

Jul. 10, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates will lead off the Major League Baseball draft for the fifth time, and first since they took pitcher Gerrit Cole in 2011. Here's a capsule look at some of the top players expected to go early when the draft begins Sunday night in...

With title, Lemonis makes good on ex-Miss St star prediction

Jul. 01, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It was minutes after Mississippi State was eliminated from the 2019 College World Series when Jake Mangum turned to first-year coach Chris Lemonis at the postgame news conference and made a prediction. "You’re going to bring the first national...

Mississippi St shuts down Vandy again for 1st national title

Jul. 01, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mississippi State's first national championship had been building since 1985, when “Thunder and Lightning” — Will Clark and Rafael Palmeiro — were the stars on what's known as the best team to not win a College World Series. The 2021 Bulldogs...

Mississippi State beats Vanderbilt 9-0 to win school's first College World Series title

Jun. 30, 2021 22:17 PM EDT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mississippi State beats Vanderbilt 9-0 to win school's first College World Series title.