CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Today is do-or-die for the Ole Miss Diamond Rebels. Ole Miss will face St. John’s for the second time in the Charlottesville Regional. The winner earns the right to play Virginia at 6 p.m. The loser’s season is over. (more…) (June 6, 2010)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The rematch most envisioned when the NCAA Tournament’s field of 64 teams was announced earlier this week is just moments away. Fresh off of wins over St. John’s and VCU respectively, the No. 2 seed Ole Miss Rebels and No. 1 seed Virginia Cavaliers are about to take the field.
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — With the Rebels facing off against Big East Tournament champion St. John’s to open the Charlottesville Regional, Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco opted to mix up the lineup a bit and place freshman outfielder Tanner Mathis in left field.
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —Just reached Virginia’s Davenport Field in time for the UVA-VCU baseball game, kicking off the Charlottesville Regional. Click the link for notes from the regional, Q&A from several players and coaches and a couple videos.
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Each team in the Charlottesville Regional has a different personality, and those personalities will come into play this weekend in the double-elimination NCAA Regional. (June 4, 2010, Page 6A)
The three teams joining host Virginia for the Charlottesville Regional could see immediately upon arriving at Davenport Field why the Cavaliers are among the leaders in the country in extra-base hits: the field is huge! Players comment on how the size of the field will affect the games this weekend. (June 4, 2010, Page 6A)
Here’s more from my phone interview with Ole Miss baseball signee Bobby Wahl and a few videos of the West Springfield (Va.) High. (more…) (June 3, 2010)
Bobby Wahl isn’t your typical high school senior.
While most seniors are hanging out with friends, packing for college and planning senior trips, the West Springfield (Va.) High pitching ace is prepping for what will be the biggest decision of his young life — sign with whichever professional team potentially could offer him a six-figure contract, or head to Oxford to play for Mike Bianco and the Ole Miss Rebels. (June 3, 2010, Page 7)
Sure the recently announced Charlottesville (Va.) Regional means a chance at revenge for most of the Ole Miss Diamond Rebels, but to three it has a little extra meaning.
The Rebels trip East will give Matt and Mike Snyder, as well as Matt Crouse, a chance to play in front of friends and family members, a chance most have not had considering the 12-plus hours that separate Virginia from Oxford. (June 2, 2010, Page 7)
Oxford High’s Katie Lagrone recently signed to play softball at Itawamba Community College. (more…) (June 1, 2010)