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WTVA Tuesday night sportscast

June 12, 2018

Posted: Tue Jun 12 21:07:58 PDT 2018
Updated: Tue Jun 12 21:07:58 PDT 2018

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somewhere in middle america.... that's how the band, counting crows, described the east nebraska city in a 1993 song titled, omaha... come june, omaha is where every d1 college baseball player and fan hopes to be... mississippi state travels to omaha tomorrow in advance of their saturday showdown with washington... msu's rally banana has taken on a life of its own since jordan westburg was caught on camera goofing around with a banana during the talahassee regional. earlier today, some bulldogs shared their thoughts on the rally banana. gary henderson: 'any kid that's been with me in our programs wherever i've been for the last 20/25 years is if something's funny you laugh. that's a staple of whatever program i'm involved in and that just speaks to the fact that you've go to be able to have a sense of humor if you play baseball and you're in the dugout, you have to.' cole gordon: 'every year has their thing, a quirk, something that gets you going. what jordan did and how he's handled this and turned this into something fun and it keeps us loose it keeps us excited; a reason to laugh in the dugout when times could get tense.' while msu experienced the thrill of victory, ole miss had to deal with the agony of defeat. the rebels were bounced out of the oxford regional by tennessee tech. mike bianco has had a week to process everything that happened against the golden eagles. bianco says any evaluations begin with the man in the mirror... mike bianco: 'nothing's off limits. i think you gotta be a big guy and you gotta look in the mirror and you gotta say it starts with me. what do i need to do to improve and to have more success next year and going forward in this program from assistant coaches down to trainers and equipment managers and strength coaches; where can we get better, where can we succeed.' some high school baseball news. the new site royals have a new head coach. on monday night, andy mcgregor was approved by the school board.. the 29 year old skipper comes to new site from pontotoc high... mcgregor was an assistant baseball coach for the warriors insix of the last seven seasons. mcgregor replaces wesley mccullough who stepped down last month to take an administrative position in all- corn county. finally, let's go to the big leagues... the miami marlins hosting the san francisco giants. tupelo native chris stratton on the hill for san fran... the former diamond dawg freezes trevor richards to end the second inning... stratton had three strikeouts in 7 innings of work, but check this play out... stratton snags a miguel rojas liner and doubles up the runner at 3rd... the marlins would go on to win, 3 to 1... that's sports, we're back after this.
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