When Brett Huber struck out Kentucky catcher Luke Maile to preserve the 6-5 victory at Oxford-University Stadium on Sunday, the Rebels found themselves in unfamiliar territory — with a Southeastern Conference sweep, the first for the team since taking three games in Starkville last season.
It’s a feeling the Rebels sound like they could get used to, as the win puts them in a three-way tie with Alabama and Arkansas for first in the SEC West and fifth overall. (April 18, 2011, Page 1B)
Relying on a freshman closer can sometimes equate to living on the wild side.
Ole Miss skipper Mike Bianco learned that last season when the Rebels turned to Brett Huber to close out games with Jake Morgan shelved due to Tommy John surgery. (more…) (April 18, 2011, Page 1B)
Ole Miss’ annual Grove Bowl game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday was more about defining roles and the team moving forward into summer drills with some defined leaders taking charge. (more…) (April 18, 2011, Page 4B)
First pitch for today is set for 1:30 p.m. (more…) (April 17, 2011)
BLOG: Ole Miss’ annual spring football game ended up being a deadlock on Saturday afternoon at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. (more…) (April 16, 2011)
BLOG: After holding on to take Game 1 on Friday night 3-2, the Rebels will be looking to claim their second SEC weekend series of the season today against Kentucky. First pitch is set for 4 p.m. (more…) (April 16, 2011)
BLOG: The rain has subsided, the field has dried and it appears the Diamond Rebels will be able to play Game 1 of their three-game series against the Kentucky Wildcats (17-17 overall, 2-10 SEC) after all.
First pitch for tonight is set for 6:30 p.m. at Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (April 15, 2011)
Just three days after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament, Ole Miss linebacker D.T. Shackelford was named the 22nd recipient of the Chucky Mullins Courage Award on Thursday. He became the first junior to win the award will also be the first player since the 2005 season to wear Mullins’ No. 38 on the sidelines. (more…) (April 15, 2011, Page 6A)
After hitting .285 last season in 48 games, Hightower has seen his batting average sky rocket almost 100 points heading into this weekend’s home series against Kentucky.
Prior to practice earlier this week Hightower credited his .375 batting average to being more aggressive at the plate. (April 15, 2011, Page 8A)
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