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Action in South Region Tournament delayed by weather

“Who’ll stop the rain” That’s the title of the famous 1970 song by Creedence Clearwater Revival. That title seems to fit the Delta State University Statesmen and the other six teams involved in the NCAA Division II South Region Baseball Tournament in Lakeland, Fla. as they are having to play…
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DSU golf team ready for nationals

The Delta State University golf team will compete in the NCAA Division II National Men’s Golf Tournament on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Fighting Joe Course in Muscle Shoals, Ala. starting Monday and lasting through May 25. The Statesmen, under first year head coach Easton Key, finished tied for sixth with…
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Statesmen thump Choctaws to start Region Tourney

The Delta State University Statesmen and the Mississippi College Choctaws battled each other in the first round of the NCAA Division II South Region Baseball Tournament in Lakeland, Fla. The game started Thursday but concluded this morning as heavy rains caused the game to be halted in the bottom of…
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This year’s nominees brings back memories of 2004

When I saw the C Spire Ferriss Trophy finalists, I thought about the 2004 year, which was the first year the award was introduced. I thought about Delta State outfielder and former Bayou Academy standout Jud Thigpen. That season, he hit an impressive .429 with 14 home runs, 80 RBIs,…
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Statesmen selected as No. 3 seed for region tournament

The Delta State University Statesmen will continue their baseball season as they were selected to be the third seed in the NCAA Division II South Region Baseball Tournament Sunday, which will be held in Lakeland, Fla. this week. The Statesmen (40-9) will take on the sixth seeded Mississippi College Choctaws (33-15), this…
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Mississippi College Baseball Standings

Mississippi College Baseball Standings (4-year universities) (As of May 9) Rk.       Team                          Record            Pct. 1           Delta State                 40-9                 .816 2          Southern Miss.           35-12             .745
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Choctaws edge Statesmen to advance to GSC Championship game

On a clear comfortable Tuesday night here at Tim and Nancy Harvey Stadium at Dave "Boo" Ferriss Field, eager fans packed the bleachers to watch the last game of the evening in the third day of the Gulf South Conference Baseball Tournament. The top seeded Delta State University Statesmen played the fourth seeded Mississippi…
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