Following a weekend in which the Rebels were swept by a better team in the Florida Gators, they will turn their sights to Arkansas State tonight and a home series against No. 1 South Carolina this weekend in hopes of changing their fortune.
Prior to Tuesday’s practice, the team wasn’t hiding the fact that it needs to turn things around rather quickly if it wants to make the postseason. (May 4, 2011, Page 8)
The Ole Miss Rebels got men in scoring position, but couldn’t come up with the big hit when they needed to early as Ole Miss dropped the series finale to No. 4 Florida on Sunday by a score of 7-2.
Ole Miss (24-20 overall, 9-12 Southeastern Conference) put men in scoring position in four of the first five innings, but couldn’t get a run home until a Will Allen single in the seventh inning put the Rebels on the board. Matt Smith added a home run in the eighth inning to move into sole possession of second place on the all-time list for home runs at Ole Miss with 41 for his career. (May 2, 2011, Page 4B)
Former Ole Miss defensive tackle Jerrell Powe heard his name called in the 2011 National Football League Draft on Saturday, selected in the sixth round by the Kansas City Chiefs with the 199th overall pick. (more…) (May 2, 2011, Page 3B)
According to recruiting services RebelGrove.com and OMSpirit.com, the Ole Miss football team picked up its fourth verbal commitment for the 2012 signing class over the weekend in the form quarterback C.J. Beathard. (more…) (May 2, 2011, Page 3B)
Aniefiok, a native of Nigeria, attended Huntington (W. Va.) Prep last year and averaged 13.7 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per contest while shooting 41 percent from 3-point range. (more…) (April 29, 2011, Page 6A)
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