The preseason honors are flooding in for Ole Miss football players this week.
On Thursday, sophomore defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche was named to preseason watch lists for both the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Outland Trophy, senior safety Cody Prewitt made the Nagurski list, and sophomore offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil made the Outland list. (July 11, 2014, Page 6A)
A New York Times best-selling author, live music, movies and bit of dancing highlight the list of things to do this weekend in the LOU community and surrounding area. (July 10, 2014, Page 1)
Columnist Rick Cleveland writes about former Ole Miss Rebel Deuce McAllister being one of the six inductees into the 2014 Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame later this month. Archie Manning will also be presented with The Rube Award at the ceremony. (July 10, 2014, Page 6)
The end may, or may not, be near, local columnist T.J. Ray writes, but there is no doubt that there is a decline in our country and our culture. What’s ahead? It’s up to us, Ray writes. (July 10, 2014, Page 4)
NEW YORK — Ole Miss sophomore Evan Engram is one of 38 players that have been named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 John Mackey Award, which is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end. (July 9, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss has launched the first beacon technology system in collegiate sports using mobile devices and custom programming to enhance the fan experience during games and link to a rewards program. (July 9, 2014, Page 6)
Preseason watch lists for two of college football’s top awards — the Maxwell Award and Chuck Bednarik Award — were announced Monday, with Ole Miss seniors Bo Wallace and Cody Prewitt among those listed. (July 8, 2014, Page 8)
Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates a story he heard from his group of storytellers about a boxing match between fighters from two rival towns and how one of the boxers had to work extra to get his desired outcome. (July 8, 2014, Page 4)
Runners in the Oxford area kicked off the holiday weekend with the Stars & Stripes 5K Run on Friday in Oxford with local runners taking home a majority of the titles.
Ten runners from Oxford or Water Valley placed first in the run in their respective age divisions while a pair of Oxford residents also finished as the overall winners. The race benefited the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society. (July 7, 2014, Page 6)
Charles Dollar writes to point out — and list many of the names — that many white Mississippians who participated in the civil rights movement are often overlooked or forgotten. (July 7, 2014, Page 4)