The desire to be the head men’s basketball coach at the Division I level has led Ole Miss assistant coach Mike White back to the state of Louisiana. White, a former Rebel basketball standout who most recently served as a member of Andy Kennedy’s staff, was hired by Louisiana Tech today to help lead the Bulldogs to the top of the Western Athletic Association and beyond. (more…) (March 30, 2011, Page 6)
A heartbreaking one-run loss to Senatobia last Friday night is something the Lafayette Lady Commodores didn’t allow to linger on Tuesday against the Water Valley Blue Devils. Instead of playing flat and unfocused, LHS was able to overcome the setback with a 6-3 home win over the Lady Blue Devils to sweep the season series.
While the meet was scheduled for Saturday and pushed back two days, the delay didn’t matter as the Chargers totaled 229 points to capture the title, while the Lady Chargers finished with 143.5 points. (more…) (March 29, 2011, Page 8)
Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt may not know which of the four scholarship quarterbacks currently on the roster will start the 2011 season opener against BYU. He may not know who will step up and fill the vacated roles of Jerrell Powe and Ted Laurent on the defensive line, or even who will be the next go-to wide receiver in the new-look offense coordinated by first-year coach David Lee. (more…) (March 29, 2011, Page 8)
Oxford’s most competitive tennis match in several seasons came Saturday against Ocean Springs. In a match that came down to the wire and was decided by doubles play, the Chargers edged the Greyhounds 4-3. Oxford’s winning streak now stands at 115 matches, while the Chargers are 8-0 on the year heading into Tuesday’s match with Lafayette at Avent Park.
The Chargers won three of four in doubles to gain the victory over Ocean Springs, who appeared to be the only team that could end Oxford’s winning streak during the preseason. (March 28, 2011, Page 2B)
Chris Baughman may be in his first season as Oxford High’s head baseball coach, but he seems to have already mastered the delivery of the between-inning speech.
Baughman’s discussion with his players after the visiting New Hope Trojans scored four runs off OHS starter James Lear in the top of the first inning on Friday was brief and to the point. More importantly than the duration, the message got the Chargers re-focused enough to allow their talent and maturity to take over. (more…) (March 28, 2011, Page 1B)
BLOG: College basketball’s transient nature struck the Ole Miss men’s basketball program again Friday afternoon but this time, it appears it will benefit the Rebels long term. (more…) (March 25, 2011)
BLOG: Ole Miss basketball coach Andy Kennedy met with the media Thursday to discuss the current status of his program and its future. (more…) (March 25, 2011)
Evaluation is an important part of a college coach’s postseason and a clear, more efficient plan that will help the Ole Miss Rebels make the NCAA Tournament is what Andy Kennedy is hoping to accomplish over the upcoming offseason. (more…) (March 25, 2011, Page 6A)