A much needed win at LSU on Saturday is being followed up by a much needed break for the Ole Miss men’s basketball team.
The Rebels are off during the mid-week portion of the Southeastern Conference schedule and the break, according to coach Andy Kennedy, will be used to work on some key issues before hosting a solid Tennessee team on Saturday. (January 26, 2011, Page 7)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Last weekend’s official visit to Oxford for Philadelphia LB C.J. Johnson got Ole Miss another important verbal commitment today. (more…) (January 25, 2011)
The success of Ole Miss’ latest football recruiting weekend landed coach Houston Nutt a new verbal commitment from defensive tackle Uriah Grant as well as several other commitments who came to Oxford and re-affirmed their desire to play for the Rebels in the coming year. (more…) (January 25, 2011, Page 8)
Fullerton College defensive tackle Uriah Grant expected to make a decision on where he would play his final two years of college football early this week, or at least that was his plan prior to taking his official visit to Ole Miss over the weekend. (more…) (January 24, 2011, Page 6)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — A large contingent of football players making official visits to Oxford ultimately paid off for Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt and his staff Sunday. (more…) (January 23, 2011)
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt finished making moves on his staff for the 2011 season today with the hiring of Keith Burns as secondary coach. Burns, a 1982 graduate of Arkansas, comes to Ole Miss from Kansas State where he coached defensive backs under coach Bill Snyder. (more…) (January 21, 2011, Page 6A)
A meeting with the LSU Tigers on Saturday at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center is where the Ole Miss Rebels hope to gain their first win in Southeastern Conference play. (more…) (January 21, 2011, Page 6A)
Experienced lifters is a common thread the Lafayette girls and boys powerlifting teams share this year. A season after the Commodores won the Class 4A title and the Lady Commodores finished third in the state in its Class II division, several lifters who were on those teams return to both squads in the attempt to repeat those lofty results. (more…) (January 21, 2011, Page 7A)
Good things are expected from the Oxford Chargers powerlifting team this season as they head into the fourth year under coach Jason Russell.
Russell said this year’s team is the most experienced one he has had and the most depth he’s had to work with. Oxford finished sixth in the state meet last year with several of those lifters returning. (January 21, 2011, Page 7A)
Vaught Hemingway Stadium, as well as the rest of Ole Miss’ football-related facilities, will be a busy place this weekend as the staff hosts the largest contingent of official visitors this year.
Top targets, such as Philadelphia linebacker C.J. Johnson (6-foot-3, 243-pounds, 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash) and Amanda Elzy cornerback Jermaine Whitehead (6-0, 183, 4.4) are expected to be just some of the approximately 25 recruits who tour the campus and get a glimpse of what it would be like to play for the Rebels. (more…) (January 20, 2011, Page 6)