Tyler Baker has a sizable chip that resides squarely on the shoulders of his 5-foot-10, 187-pound frame.
That’s not to say Baker, a football standout at Brook Hill School in Bullard, Texas, is mad at the world.
Oxford track standout Sam Kendricks set the pole vault record at Southern Miss over the weekend with a jump of 15 feet, 1 inch. The Ole Miss signee accomplished the feat at the University of Southern Mississippi High School Invitational meet held Friday in Hattiesburg. Kendricks set the record despite wet conditions and standing water on the runway. (more…) (March 7, 2011, Page 8A)
Junior Kendall Bruning struck out a career-high 11 batters and Corrine Doornberg knocked in two runs to help the Ole Miss softball team down UTEP 6-4 on the final day of the North Texas Courtyard Classic on Sunday. (more…) (March 7, 2011, Page 8A)
Playing without junior All-American Kristi Boxx for the second match in a row, the Ole Miss women’s tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to No. 10 Vanderbilt at the Currey Tennis Center on Sunday. (more…) (March 7, 2011, Page 8A)
The Ole Miss men’s tennis team bounced back from Friday’s loss to Kentucky to start Southeastern Conference play by shutting out No. 22 Vanderbilt 4-0 at the Gillom Sports Center Sunday. (more…) (March 7, 2011, Page 8A)
Ole Miss’ Sofie Persson broke her own school record in the 800 meters and automatically qualified for next week’s NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at a last-chance qualifier meet hosted by Iowa State on Saturday. Persson broke the record with a winning time of 2 minutes:04.51 seconds, which is under the NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 2:05.00. (more…) (March 7, 2011, Page 8A)
BLOG: Hello from Oxford, Miss. where it’s overcast and cool, but at least it’s dry.
Ole Miss (10-2 overall) and Tulane (8-3) have split the first two games of the series and will look to get the best of the other today at 1:30 p.m. (more…)
(March 6, 2011)
BLOG: The choice to push today’s game back from noon to 5 p.m. looks like it will pay off. It’s chilly, with wind blowing from left field to right field, but at least it’s not raining. (more…) (March 5, 2011)
BLOG: A healthy dose of rain throughout the day didn’t stop the Rebels from getting their Friday night opener against Tulane going on time. (more…) (March 4, 2011)
Following Matt Smith’s first season on the field for the Ole Miss Diamond Rebels it became obvious that if he stuck around long enough he’d have a good chance at setting two career marks — strikeouts and home runs.
As a free-swinging redshirt freshman, Smith finished the 2008 season second on the team with 14 home runs and led the nation with 80 strikeouts, 19 shy of the national record. (more…) (March 4, 2011, Page 7A)
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