Sunday’s ninth inning performance wasn’t a save situation, but with Jake Morgan’s future still uncertain and the struggles of Brett Huber at the end of games, Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco wanted to see how the Virginia native could handle pitching at the end of games. (more…) (April 12, 2011, Page 1B)
With the start of the Oxford Park Commission baseball season less than a week away, The Oxford Park Commission would like to thank businesses that have sponsored teams and ask others to donate to the remaining teams without sponsors. (more…) (April 12, 2011, Page 2B)
The middle school baseball regular season has come to a close and heading into the start of the playoffs for area teams. Oxford won the regular season title in the Tri-Lakes Conference with a perfect 5-0 record. (more…) (April 12, 2011, Page 2B)
Head coach Houston Nutt talked about Saturday’s scrimmage after practice, but the biggest news of the day involved junior linebacker D.T. Shackelford, who sustained a knee injury during the practice. An immediate diagnosis was not known right after practice and results from an MRI performed were expected to be released today. (more…) (April 12, 2011, Page 1B)
Facing its first Southeastern Conference series sweep since Auburn took three in Oxford last May, Wright limited Georgia to three runs in 6.0 innings to help the Rebels earn a 12-7 victory at Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 1B)
After receiving five plate appearances through the first 30 games of the season, Poole, a freshman outfielder from Calhoun, Ga., was awarded his first start of the season on Friday against Georgia and made head coach Mike Bianco look like a smart guy. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 1B)
Lafayette’s potent lineup led the Commodores to two one-sided wins over Center Hill and New Albany over the weekend. The Commodores defeated Center Hill 13-2 on Friday night to remain perfect (6-0) in Region 2-4A play, while the ‘Dores smacked around the Bulldogs for the second time this year in a 14-9 win at New Albany. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 4B)
The past four years have been one big learning experience for Ole Miss running back Devin Thomas.
Sophomore Neal Tisher broke her own school record in the pole vault at the Ole Miss Invitational to help lead the team to 13 titles on Saturday at the Ole Miss Track and Field Complex. Tisher broke her mark with a leap of 13 feet-09.25 inches. Sh set her previous record of 13-04.25 last weekend at the Pepsi Relays in Gainesville, Fla. (April 11, 2011, Page 2B)
BLOG: Hello from Oxford-University Stadium where Ole Miss (19-13 overall, 4-7) is looking to avoid its first series sweep of the season and SEC sweep since dropping all three at home against Auburn (May 20-22) to conclude the 2010 regular season.
First pitch against Georgia (18-14, 8-3) is set for just after 1:30 p.m. (more…) (April 10, 2011)
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