When the media met with Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco two weeks ago he didn’t hide how important the next three days would be for the Diamond Rebels moving forward.
With Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Entry Draft kicking off tonight at 5, the next three days will go a long way in shaping the future of the Rebels. (June 6, 2011, Page 6)
DESTIN, Fla. (AP)—Football dominates talk at the SEC meetings, but there is plenty of basketball news on the agenda, too.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Steve Spurrier has a plan to pay football players — and it wouldn’t cost schools or conferences a dime.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The hottest topic at the Southeastern Conference’s annual meetings has nothing to do with national championships or NCAA violations. It has to do with what league Commissioner Mike Slive calls “fundamental fairness” to recruits. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 2B)
A total of 20 incoming Rebel freshmen from various sports are already on campus, as they are enrolled in first summer term which began today.
ST. LOUIS—The St. Louis Cardinals placed one of the National League’s top winners on the disabled list, and expect the league’s best hitter to go on the DL, too.
Kyle McClellan, who is 6-2 with a 3.86 ERA in his first year in the rotation, strained a hip flexor muscle in the first inning Monday against San Francisco when he landed awkwardly. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 4B)
The National Association of Sports Public Address Announcers (NASPAA) has named Glen Waddle, Ole Miss’ P.A. announcer, as its 2010-2011 NCAA P.A. Announcer of the Year. The NASPAA P.A. Announcer of the Year Awards Program provides an opportunity for high school, junior college, NAIA and NCAA P.A. announcers to be recognized. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 4B)
A dream of playing tennis at the Division I level became a reality Tuesday for Oxford High’s Zach Wilder. The standout who led the Chargers to four straight state team titles during his prep career officially signed with the Ole Miss Rebels and coach Billy Chadwick, who has seen the standout grow and mature for several years. (more…) (June 1, 2011, Page 6)
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