SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Last Friday, I wrote a feature story on retiring Ole Miss Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations Director Langston Rogers. The story had a lot of interesting quotes and information, but unfortunately because of space, I was unable to get our entire 25 minute conversation into the paper. So here are the remaining questions and answers from Rogers for those who may want a little more. (more…) (May 6, 2010)
On Wednesday, the Rebels announced the signing of three players to its 2010 signing class.
Pitchers R.J. Hively and Weston Hoekel, in addition to shortstop Blake Newalu, will join a class that already boasts 11 players. (May 6, 2010, Page 6)
Ole Miss guard Terrico White had a decision to make on whether to keep his name in the NBA Draft selection process or come back to school for his junior season. With Saturday’s deadline to declare one way or another approaching, White decided he would forgo his remaining college eligibility and stay in the draft. (May 6, 2010, Page 7)
The anticipation is finally over.
On Tuesday, both Ole Miss tennis teams watched from the Indoor Practice Facility as the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournament fields were officially announced.
The men, who rank 18th in the country, are headed to College Station, Texas to participate in the Texas A&M Regional. The Rebels face TCU (12-12 overall) in the first round.
As for the No. 17 Lady Rebels, they learned they’ll be headed to the Georgia Tech Regional in Atlanta for the second-straight year. This time around, they’ll face No. 4 seed UC-Irvine (13-10). (May 5, 2010, Page 8)
Ole Miss closer Brett Huber was named the Southeastern Conference’s Pitcher of the Week Monday by the league office.
Huber, a redshirt freshman from Belleville, Ill., not only picked up the win on Tuesday against Murray State, but he also played a pivotal role in the Rebels’ first three-game sweep at Mississippi State since 1972, picking up saves on Friday and Saturday. (May 4, 2010, Page 8)
It took a tornado warning in Oktibbeha County to silence the Ole Miss Rebels’ bats on Sunday.
With Ole Miss leading the Mississippi State Bulldogs 19-11 after seven innings, the game at Dudy Noble Field was called due to a severe thunderstorm warning in the area.
The win was the third of the weekend for the Rebels, who took the previous two games 4-2 and 12-10. (May 3, 2010, Page 1B)
Sophomore forward Murphy Holloway told Kennedy that he was planning to transfer from Ole Miss Friday so that he could be closer to his infant daughter, who is currently living with Holloway’s mother and his girlfriend in South Carolina. Holloway, who is a native of Irmo, S.C., said the decision to leave Oxford and his teammates was tough. (May 3, 2010, Page 1B)
One week ago Ole Miss pitcher Drew Pomeranz struggled mightily in his Friday night start against LSU, walking a career-high nine batters.
By his own admission, something was off but he just wasn’t sure what that something was.
Then, during the second inning of the Rebels’ 4-2 win at Mississippi State on Friday he realized what was wrong. (May 3, 2010, Page 2B)
A 29-year career that helped produced numerous accolades, public exposure and countless memories for Ole Miss sports and the athletes that play them will come to an end today with the retirement of Langston Rogers. (April 30, 2010, Page 6A)
Ole Miss will stick with its same rotation of Drew Pomeranz (6-0 overall, 1.90 ERA) and Aaron Barrett (6-2, 3.36), with Sunday’s starter yet to be named. (April 30, 2010, Page 6A)
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