Oxford’s track and field season got off to a great start Saturday as both the girls and boys teams captured the Oxford Invitational. It was the first meet of the season for both teams. The Lady Chargers, last season’s Class 5A state champion, showed their depth as they totaled 155 points, 38 more than second-place finisher Southaven. The Chargers totaled 179 points, 34 more than second-place finisher Tupelo, which had not competed at Bobby Holcomb Field since 2002. (more…) (March 14, 2011, Page 7)
BLOG — The Ole Miss men’s basketball team will continue its season after being selected to play in the Men’s National Invitation Tournament Sunday night. (more…) (March 13, 2011)
BLOG – Former Oxford High basketball standout Barkley Falkner is having a ball in Europe. (more…) (March 12, 2011)
BLOG — A series of missed opportunities late in the game cost the Ole Miss Rebels a chance of defeating the Kentucky Wildcats for the second time this season. (more…) (March 11, 2011)
Ole Miss’ consistently inconsistent style of play wasn’t very visible during Thursday’s game against South Carolina in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament. (more…) (March 11, 2011, Page 6A)
Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy and his players know that when they hit the court for today’s game against No. 15 Kentucky in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, they will be facing a hostile crowd. That’s a given anytime the Wildcats play in the Georgia Dome, or any SEC Tournament venue to honest. (more…) (March 11, 2011, Page 6A)
A comprehensive plan to update the 45-year-old C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum has continued to take shape over the last few days.
Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone confirmed Thursday that university officials have given permission to continue forward with a plan that would see the men’s and women’s basketball arena updated and enhanced in one form or another.
Boone said Thursday after Ole Miss’ win over South Carolina that the UMAA Foundation met with Larry Sparks, Ole Miss’ Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, a little over a year ago about the future of the “Tad Pad” and how improving the aged facility would not only benefit the athletics department, but the overall university student body. (March 11, 2011, Page 6A)
BLOG — The losing streak in the Southeastern Conference Tournament is officially over. (more…) (March 10, 2011)
BLOG — Ole Miss is just hours away from meeting South Carolina in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament inside Atlanta’s Georgia Dome. (more…) (March 10, 2011)