BLOG: The rain has subsided, the field has dried and it appears the Diamond Rebels will be able to play Game 1 of their three-game series against the Kentucky Wildcats (17-17 overall, 2-10 SEC) after all.
First pitch for tonight is set for 6:30 p.m. at Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (April 15, 2011)
Lafayette’s John Jeffrey Nelson couldn’t have picked a better time for his first high school walk-off hit than Thursday night.
Just three days after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament, Ole Miss linebacker D.T. Shackelford was named the 22nd recipient of the Chucky Mullins Courage Award on Thursday. He became the first junior to win the award will also be the first player since the 2005 season to wear Mullins’ No. 38 on the sidelines. (more…) (April 15, 2011, Page 6A)
After hitting .285 last season in 48 games, Hightower has seen his batting average sky rocket almost 100 points heading into this weekend’s home series against Kentucky.
Prior to practice earlier this week Hightower credited his .375 batting average to being more aggressive at the plate. (April 15, 2011, Page 8A)
The Commodores lost a tight match, 5-2, to Grenada at home on Thursday. All the doubles matches were close for the Commodores, who fell to 8-4 overall. Two of the matches involved a tiebreaker, while another was a 7-5, 7-5 setback. (more…) (April 15, 2011, Page 8A)
Competition is the trait that helps define Lafayette senior powerlifter M.C. Pate. The desire to be the best — in any sport — is an intangible gift that Pate has relied on to succeed in softball and most recently girls powerlifting. (more…) (April 14, 2011, Page 6)
Carl Lafferty may need to get to engraving.
Since taking a visit to Oxford in late February, Stryker Trahan has known he wanted to be a Rebel.
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