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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

College Sports

Southeast Missouri State baseball team defeats nationally-ranked Missouri (05/06/15)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team took advantage of a fast offensive start and the pitching of junior Jacob Lawrence to snap a two-game losing streak with an 8-5 win over nationally-ranked Missouri on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.
JSU breaks OVC softball tournament record in rout of Southeast Missouri State (05/06/15)
The Southeast Missouri State softball team's worst loss of the season couldn't have come at much of a worse time. The seventh-seeded Redhawks were blasted for a record-setting number of runs as the No. 2 Jacksonville State Gamecocks handed them a 21-0 first-round loss in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament on Wednesday afternoon...
Southeast Missouri State softball team begins OVC tourney play today (05/06/15)
When Southeast Missouri State softball coach Mark Redburn addressed his team as a whole for the first time he explained a concept to them that he calls "Team 39." Put simply, this year's team is the 39th in program history. But for Redburn and the Redhawks it also is the belief that the success or failures of those 38 previous teams have no bearing on what the team would do this year...
Three member of Southeast Missouri State softball team receive OVC honors (05/06/15)
Southeast Missouri State senior outfielder Kayla Fortner was selected first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference, one of three Redhawks to be honored at Tuesday night's pre-tournament banquet in Edwardsville, Illinois. Senior first baseman Lindsey Patterson was selected to the second team, while freshman pitcher Madeline Krumrey was named to the All-Newcomer team...
Southeast Missouri State baseball team loses first OVC series of season (05/04/15)
The Tennessee Tech baseball team didn't want to relive the moment from last season when the Southeast Missouri State squad dogpiled in celebration of clinching the Ohio Valley Conference championship over them.
Southeast Missouri State softball team closes regular season with sweep of Austin Peay (05/04/15)
The Southeast Missouri State softball team closed its regular season Sunday by climbing to .500 in conference play, completing a weekend road sweep of Austin Peay with an 11-10 victory. The win came a day after a doubleheader sweep of the Govs that secured a spot for the Redhawks in this week's Ohio Valley Conference tournament...
Southeast Missouri State second baseman Jason Blum sets standard of excellence (05/03/15)
Southeast Missouri State senior second baseman Jason Blum and teammate Dalton Hewitt were taking at-bats up until 5:17 p.m. on Monday, April 20, despite the fact that they were scheduled to attend a dinner with St. Louis Cardinals legend and Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith prior to his speech at the university just 13 short minutes later...
Southeast Missouri State softball team books postseason spot (05/03/15)
The Southeast Missouri State softball team has secured a spot in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament for the first time since 2011. The Redhawks swept Austin Peay in a doubleheader on Saturday and officially made the field of eight teams after UT Martin lost twice to Murray State later in the day...
Tennessee Tech reliever quiets Southeast Missouri State baseball team's bats (05/02/15)
The Redhawks got their first look at TTU freshman pitcher Travis Moths on Saturday and were impressed and frustrated by everything they saw. Moths pitched 5 1/3 shutout innings in an 11-5 defeat of Southeast.
Lucchesi shines again as Southeast Missouri State baseball team moves closer to OVC title (05/02/15)
Southeast Missouri State starting pitcher Joey Lucchesi hit a brief snag during the second inning of the Redhawks series opener against Tennessee Tech on Friday night at Capaha Field. The junior lefty walked the first three batters to start the second after a scoreless inning of action, which elicited a visit to the mound from pitching coach Lance Rhodes and the Southeast infielders. ...
Southeast Missouri State baseball team can clinch OVC title with sweep of Tech (05/01/15)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team is on the verge of clinching its second consecutive Ohio Valley Conference regular-season championship and locking up the top seed in the conference tournament.
New Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Rick Ray getting comfortable in new surroundings (05/01/15)
Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Rick Ray currently is most comfortable at his office inside the Show Me Center or on the court.
New Southeast Missouri State women's basketball coach Rekha Patterson quickly goes to work (05/01/15)
After she was announced as the Southeast Missouri State women's basketball coach on April 15, Rekha Patterson had to make a trip back to Muncie, Indiana, where she was an assistant at Ball State, to pick up some of her belongings.
Southeast softball slugger Kayla Fortner lifting Redhawks at the right time (04/30/15)
It wasn't until she played her first collegiate game at the University of Evansville under now Southeast Missouri State softball coach Mark Redburn that hitting home runs here and there instead of base hits became a reality.
Southeast Missouri State softball team splits doubleheader with Arkansas (04/30/15)
The Southeast Missouri State softball team split a doubleheader with Arkansas on Wednesday night. The Razorbacks (16-34) won Game 1 13-8 in five innings, but the Redhawks (16-25) bounced back to win Game 2 4-3 in eight innings. Southeast jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first in Game 1, but Arkansas scored five times in the bottom of the inning and never trailed. It added a run in the third, five in the fourth and two more in the fifth for the run-rule victory...
Southeast baseball team makes most of second life, claims 11-10 win in 10 innings (04/28/15)
Dalton Hewitt's bases-loaded, walk-off single to left-center field gave the Southeast Missouri State baseball team an 11-10 victory over Division II opponent Missouri S&T in 10 innings on Tuesday night. But that's not the play the Redhawks (29-15) or Miners (23-22) will remember most about the game.
Southeast Missouri State's Lucchesi earns OVC pitcher of the week (04/28/15)
For the second time this season Southeast Missouri State junior pitcher Joey Lucchesi was tapped as the Ohio Valley Conference's pitcher of the week The conference-leading Redhawks (28-15, 19-5 OVC) have claimed pitcher of the week honors four of the last five weeks...
Southeast Missouri State baseball team stays on course to claim OVC title (04/27/15)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team capped an explosive weekend on offense by collecting its seventh consecutive victory in Ohio Valley Conference play with a 10-2 win over Murray State on Sunday and reducing its magic number to three in its quest to repeat as conference regular-season champions.
Southeast Missouri State softball team drops final home game to EIU (04/27/15)
The Southeast Missouri State softball team fell short of a weekend sweep of visiting Eastern Illinois, dropping Sunday's finale 7-4 at the Southeast Softball Complex.
New Southeast men's basketball coach Rick Ray's tenure at Mississippi State a complicated tale (04/26/15)
Rick Ray spent three tumultuous seasons in his first head coaching gig at Mississippi State, but his 37-60 record doesn't tell the complete story of the new Southeast men's basketball coach's stint leading the Bulldogs.
Southeast roundup: Fortner breaks school's single-season home run record in doubleheader sweep (04/26/15)
Senior Kayla Fortner homered twice in the Redhawks doubleheader sweep of Eastern Illinois to bring her total to 16 for the season and overtake the mark of 14 set by Michelle Summers in 2007.
Southeast Missouri State baseball team uses 10-run first inning to down Murray State (04/26/15)
The Ohio Valley Conference-leading Redhawks plated 10 runs in the first inning and held on for a 17-12 victory in the second game of a three-game series at Reagan Field on Saturday.
Mizzou makes Pinkel latest $4 million SEC coach (04/26/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri has extended football coach Gary Pinkel's contract through the 2019 season and upped his yearly salary to $4.02 million, making him the 10th Southeastern Conference coach to have a yearly salary of at least $4 million. Pinkel is headed into his 15th season at Missouri and is already the winningest coach in school history with 113 victories. ...
Seven-run 10th inning propels Southeast Missouri State baseball team past Murray State (04/24/15)
The Southeast Missouri State baseball team received a career outing from starter Joey Lucchesi, weathered a blown save in the ninth and eventually pounced on the Murray State bullpen to win its series opener Friday night at Reagan Field in Murray, Kentucky...
Southeast Missouri State softball team resumes suspended game with 12-4 win over TSU (04/24/15)
Meaghan Touchette finished 3 for 3 with a career-high four RBI to lead the Southeast Missouri State softball team to a 12-4 win over Tennessee State on Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee. Southeast (13-23, 7-11 Ohio Valley Conference) recorded 14 hits in the game, which was resumed after play was suspended due to inclement weather on April 3. The Redhawks had a 6-1 lead with runners at first and second with one out in the top of the second inning before the game was postponed...
Walk for Redhawks to raise scholarship funds (04/24/15)
Southeast Missouri State soccer coach Heather Nelson has coached several top players in the Ohio Valley Conference since she began coaching at the program's inception in 1999. She thrives on bringing in talent that complements the already tradition-rich program, and Siena Senatore was no exception...
Southeast Missouri State softball team splits pair at home with Billikens (04/23/15)
The Southeast Missouri State softball team split a doubleheader Wednesday against St. Louis University at the Southeast Softball Complex. The Billikens combined for three home runs to come away with a 6-3 win in the first game, but Darby Pruett hit an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth inning of the second game to give the Redhawks a 5-4 victory...