A much needed win at LSU on Saturday is being followed up by a much needed break for the Ole Miss men’s basketball team.
The Rebels are off during the mid-week portion of the Southeastern Conference schedule and the break, according to coach Andy Kennedy, will be used to work on some key issues before hosting a solid Tennessee team on Saturday. (January 26, 2011, Page 7)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Last weekend’s official visit to Oxford for Philadelphia LB C.J. Johnson got Ole Miss another important verbal commitment today. (more…) (January 25, 2011)
Ole Miss’ women’s soccer team this past season fielded a team of 24 players with just one hailing from Mississippi.
Oxford junior Meredith Sanford is hoping to defy the odds and one day and become the first Oxford Lady Charger to play at Ole Miss. (January 25, 2011, Page 8)
The success of Ole Miss’ latest football recruiting weekend landed coach Houston Nutt a new verbal commitment from defensive tackle Uriah Grant as well as several other commitments who came to Oxford and re-affirmed their desire to play for the Rebels in the coming year. (more…) (January 25, 2011, Page 8)
On Sunday, Oxford’s record-setting quarterback received that perfect offer and a day later he gave his verbal commitment to John Raegan, Rice University’s run-game coordinator, during an in-home visit to the Billups household in Oxford. (January 25, 2011, Page 9)
The Ole Miss QB Club will host its annual signing day meeting at the Inn at Ole Miss on Feb. 2. Doors will open at 8 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served during the morning and lunch will be served at 11:30. Chuck Rounsaville and Yancy Porter of the Ole Miss Spirit will be present at the meeting to keep members up to date on which players sign with the Rebels. (more…) (January 25, 2011, Page 8)
Below are the “outtakes” that didn’t make it into the section due to space:
(January 24, 2011)
Fullerton College defensive tackle Uriah Grant expected to make a decision on where he would play his final two years of college football early this week, or at least that was his plan prior to taking his official visit to Ole Miss over the weekend. (more…) (January 24, 2011, Page 6)
The ideas of “home” and “family” can elicit strong emotions from people.
Oxford, a city where the Brewer family has resided on and off for the last couple of decades, welcomed one of its own home last week when former graduate assistant Gunter Brewer returned to Ole Miss. (more…) (January 24, 2011, Page 6)
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