Ole Miss senior safety Cody Prewitt can hardly go anywhere without someone noticing him. That’s how it usually goes for the best players in college football’s top conference. (July 18, 2014, Page 6A)
HOOVER, Ala. — Bo Wallace is back throwing a football the way he always remembered being able to throw one — with plenty of zip. An offseason full of rest and rehabilitation has the quarterback’s throwing shoulder as strong as it’s ever been during his time at Ole Miss. The renewed strength has come just in time for his senior season. (July 18, 2014, Page 6A)
HOOVER, Ala. — Today marks the fourth and final day of 2014 SEC Media Days at the Hyatt Winfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, and Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and select players finally get their shot to talk about the upcoming season. (more…) (July 17, 2014)
The spectacle that is Southeastern Conference media days is in full swing at the Wynfrey Hotel in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, but Ole Miss players and coaches have yet to field a single question. The Rebels will take the stage Thursday morning in hopes of answering some of those questions. (July 16, 2014, Page 6)
Players and coaches participating in youth sports in Oxford and the surrounding areas may have an offseason, but for the people responsible for making sure that experience is top-notch, there’s not much of one. (July 14, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco has dipped into the Big 12 for his newest assistant coach.
Kansas State hitting coach Mike Clement has been hired to the same position by the Rebels, according to media reports. Perfect Game first reported the hiring Thursday night. (July 11, 2014, Page 6A)
A former Major Leaguer will soon embark on a tour of his home state in order to teach youngsters the fundamentals of baseball.
One of the stops will be Oxford.
Former Tigers and Nationals outfielder Nook Logan will bring his Catch, Throw, Hit and Run School of Baseball to Lafayette High School at the end of the month. Logan, a native of Natchez, will start his tour with a camp in his hometown on Saturday and hit Brookhaven, Brandon and McComb before making the tour’s fifth stop with a three-day clinic at LHS July 29-31. (July 10, 2014, Page 6)
Water Valley High School dipped into south Mississippi to find its next head boys basketball coach.
Larry Taylor has been hired to lead the Blue Devils’ hoops program. Taylor, whose hire was approved by the Water Valley school board at its meeting on Monday night, will replace John Sherman, who left last month to take over as the Lafayette High girls coach. (July 9, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss pole vaulter Sam Kendricks reflects on his career year which saw him win a Southeastern Conference, NCAA and USA championships. (July 4, 2014, Page 6A)
Water Valley’s search for a new boys basketball coach is coming to an end.
A pool of applicants has been narrowed to a group of five finalists who have been going through interviews for the last two weeks, Water Valley athletic director Trey Allman said. A hire could be made shortly after the holiday weekend. (July 3, 2014, Page 6)