The Ole Miss soccer and volleyball programs have had a rather difficult week.
While the soccer squad lost at No. 20 Tennessee 4-3 in overtime on Friday and then 3-0 at Georgia on Sunday, the volleyball Rebs lost to Kentucky 3-1 (25-19, 19-25, 25-14, 25-19) on Friday and to No. 19 Tennessee 3-2 (25-22, 17-25, 21-25, 25-21, 15-13) on Sunday. (more…) (October 13, 2011, Page 7)
Last week’s physical practices coupled with two days off have made a difference to the attitude and overall mindset of the Ole Miss Rebels. Coach Houston Nutt was upbeat about what the off week had done for his team based on the way they moved around at Tuesday’s practice session. (October 12, 2011, Page 8)
Houston Nutt’s weekly press conference on Monday wasn’t so much about his Ole Miss Rebels as it was about Alabama, and more specifically the Crimson Tide’s strangling defense that has surrendered just 42 points this season.
More specifically, the the bulk of the questions dealt with the Tide’s lock-down defense that has Alabama (6-0 overall, 3-0 SEC) ranked No. 1 by the Associated Press and No. 3 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. (more…) (October 10, 2011)
Ole Miss may be off this Saturday, but Nutt worked his team out like they were playing a game with more intense practices on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. (October 7, 2011, Page 7A)
The first set of meetings that will be used to determine future schedules in all sports for the Southeastern Conference were conducted in a productive and positive matter according to Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone. (more…) (October 7, 2011, Page 7A)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — SEC athletic directors and Commissioner Mike Slive met Wednesday to discuss the logistics of Texas A&M’s entry as the 13th member even though No. 14 might soon be on its way.
The meeting comes a day after University of Missouri curators voted unanimously to consider leaving the Big 12 — likely to join the Southeastern Conference — instead of committing to the league for the long term. (more…) (October 6, 2011, Page 6)
Increased costs related to recruiting student athletes, extra pressure on high school athletes that are currently being recruited and a loss of local ties are just some of the many issues junior and four-year college football coaches from around the state and region don’t like about the proposals handed down from junior college presidents last week. (more…) (October 5, 2011, Page 6)
Monday’s weekly press conference at the Indoor Practice Facility was a little different than normal.
Fresh off of a 38-28 victory at Fresno State, and facing the team’s lone bye week on the schedule, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt focused on getting healthier this week and building on the win moving forward. (October 4, 2011, Page 6)
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A change at quarterback proved to be just what Ole Miss needed to spark its dormant offense.
Randall Mackey delivered the big plays all night on offense and Jeff Scott ran for 138 yards and two second-half touchdowns to lead the Rebels to a 38-28 victory against Fresno State on Saturday night. (more…) (October 3, 2011, Page 1B)
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