IUKA — Doing all the little things right, like putting down a squeeze bunt, playing great defense and not making critical mistakes like coach Patrick Robey stressed to his Commodores paid off for them Thursday night. Lafayette won the first game of its MHSAA Class 4A baseball playoff series opener against Tishomingo County 5-3 thanks in large part to the way it handled things late. (more…) (April 26, 2013, Page 9A)
Ole Miss’ latest football commitment is a special type of athlete, according to his head coach at Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas. Running back Rawleigh Williams III became the Rebels’ first verbal pledge for the 2015 class earlier this week and his coach, Bill Persinger, raved about his physical attributes. Williams, who is listed at 5-foot-10 and 203 pounds, ran 4.39 seconds in the 40-yard dash Monday as part of the team’s spring testing.
With his hands in his jacket pockets and his hat pulled down low over his forehead, Bobby Wahl talked to the media following Thursday night’s 3-2 loss to Kentucky in somber tones. (more…) (April 26, 2013, Page 8A)
After sweeping Ridgeland in the first round round of the MHSAA Class 5A state softball playoffs last weekend, the Oxford Lady Chargers hosted the New Hope Lady Trojans in the next round Thursday night. (more…) (April 26, 2013, Page 10A)
BLOG: Do you believe in momentum or other things of that ilk? (more…) (April 25, 2013)
The phrase “getting hot at the right time” definitely applies to the Water Valley Blue Devils. Heading into their MHSAA Class 3A playoff series against Belmont, the Blue Devils have won six straight games and posted an 8-3 mark in April overall. The results have pleased coach Kary Bridges, whose team finished with a 7-3 mark in Division 2-3A play to earn the No. 2 seed.
JONESBORO, Ark. — The Ole Miss Rebels turned in an efficient offense on Tuesday night and picked up the 20th win in non-conference play as No. 18 Ole Miss defeated Arkansas State on the road by a score of 11-1. (more…) (April 24, 2013, Page 8)