Former area players helped lead the North Delta Dealers and the Tippah County Tribe to wins in the Cotton States Baseball League on Sunday night in New Albany.
Incoming freshmen pitchers Hawtin Buchanan and Josh Laxer appear to be big Ole Miss leans that will be in Oxford well before the Aug. 15 signing deadline.
Thursday’s crosstown doubleheader between Oxford and Lafayette’s baseball teams provided plenty of positives and learning experiences for the two squads involved.
The storm is over, the sky has ceased from falling and now that the dust has began to clear, the Ole Miss coaching staff can begin to assess its roster after the Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft appears to have done a number it. (more…) (June 9, 2011, Page 6)
Between the Major League Baseball draft and the coaching search, Bianco hasn’t exactly had a lot of down time. (June 9, 2011, Page 6)
The Old Taylor Antique Giants wrapped up the title in the Oxford Park Commission’s 11-12 year-old league with a 15-5 win over the Bank of Oxford Yankees at FNC Park on Tuesday. In the other 11-12 game, the Smoothie King Phillies edged the Hunter’s Hollow Braves 7-6. In the 9-year-old league, the Oxford Plastic Surgery Red Sox nipped the Holcomb Dunbar Cardinals 6-5, while the Ligon Oral Surgery Rangers beat Larson’s Big Star Phillies 19-11. In the 10-year-old league, the First National Bank Tigers edged the Rayner Eye Clinic Braves 11-10. (June 9, 2011, Page 6)
Halee Moore struck out eight batters and had a big night at the plate to lead Chandler Motors to a 9-3 win over Community Trust Bank in Oxford Park Commission youth softball action at FNC Park on Tuesday night. In the other 9-10 year-old league game, Shiloh Creek beat Oxford Power Equipment 13-7. (June 9, 2011, Page 7)
Tuesday was anything but quiet for the Ole Miss baseball team.
After evading the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft’s first 60 picks on Day 1, the Rebels weren’t so lucky on Tuesday as 12 current or future Rebels were selected during the next 28 rounds. (June 8, 2011, Page 6A)
Tuesday proved to be a busy evening at Lafayette High School.
Not only were each of the five baseball and softball teams filled with underclassmen looking to make their mark and get their shot at starting, but the Water Valley and Lafayette softball teams were also under the direction of new head coaches in Casey Clouse and Katie Moore respectively. (more…) (June 8, 2011, Page 7A)
When Jordan Batiste heard the magic words he’d been waiting for this weekend at the Ole Miss Elite Camp, that he had received his 11th collegiate football offer, he had a knee-jerk reaction to commit to the Gridiron Rebels on the spot.
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