The Ole Miss quarterback club will host its weekly meeting Thursday at the Library Sports Bar on the Square. This week’s featured speakers will be former quarterback John Darnell, and current Ole Miss tight end and special teams coach James Shibest. Thursday’s meeting is set for 7 p.m. Free piza will be provided. Meetings are open to club members only. You can join or renew your membership at the front door or by visiting www.omqbclub.com. (November 2, 2011, Page 9)
Ole Miss’ men’s basketball team got a huge boost Wednesday when the Southeastern Conference cleared junior forward Murphy Holloway to play this upcoming season. Holloway is immediately eligible to compete following the transfer rule waivers being accepted by the NCAA and the SEC. (more…) (October 27, 2011, Page 6)
The Chicago Cubs have been making headlines recently for their hiring of former Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein, the architect of Boston’s two World Series championship teams.
What went largely unnoticed amongst national headlines was the job Ole Miss senior first baseman Matt Snyder did assembling the Red team’s roster for the annual best-of-three Pizza Bowl series that began on Wednesday.
After skillfully piecing together his team through Monday’s draft, the Red squad rolled past the Blue 10-4 on Wednesday at Oxford-University Stadium. (October 27, 2011, Page 7)
The Ole Miss baseball team will conclude its fall ball season this week with its annual best-of-three Pizza Bowl intrasquad series, beginning today at 2:30 at Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (October 26, 2011, Page 3B)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Kentucky is a heavy favorite to win the Southeastern Conference men’s basketball title.
The Wildcats received 18 of 23 first-place votes from SEC and national media in balloting released by the league Monday. Kentucky sophomore Terrence Jones is the preseason league player of the year. (more…) (October 25, 2011, Page 9)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Tennessee was predicted to win the 2012 Southeastern Conference women’s basketball championship in a voting of a select panel of both SEC and national media members. (more…) (October 25, 2011, Page 9)
BLOG: Unable to make it to any of the area’s sporting events this weekend? No worries. The Oxford EAGLE’s sports staff, headed up by all-world photographer Bruce Newman, attempts to capture the area’s biggest events in photographs each and every weekend.
Below are links to photo galleries from the Lafayette-Senatobia football game, the Oxford-Saltillo football game, the Water Valley-Aberdeen football game and the Ole Miss-Arkansas football game (plus pictures from The Grove)
(more…) (October 24, 2011)
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