Several former area baseball players will take part in a Sophomore Showcase on Friday at Hinds Community College. The showcase is open to select players from schools located in Region 23, which also includes Louisiana. (more…) (September 15, 2011, Page 7)
STARKVILLE (AP) — Mississippi State hasn’t been able to beat anyone in its division other than Ole Miss since Dan Mullen arrived.
With No. 3 LSU in Starkville tonight, now would be a good time to start.
For all the good the third-year coach has done since his arrival, Mississippi State is just 2-9 against Southeastern Conference Western Division foes — with both wins against their in-state rival. The Bulldogs are winless against Arkansas, Auburn, Alabama and LSU.
Early scoring and consistency putting points on the scoreboard throughout the contest allowed the seventh-grade Oxford Chargers to post a 40-0 win over New Albany on Tuesday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.
Head coach Mike Hardwick saw almost his entire roster see action, which includes approximately 70 players. Hardwick also got to see his defense perform at a high level after wanting the unit to pick things up. (September 14, 2011, Page 7)
The Lafayette volleyball team faced off against a somewhat familiar foe on Tuesday.
After scrapping back and forth with The Citadel only to take a 1-1 tie into the half, the Lady Rebels exploded for five goals after the break to top the visiting Lady Bulldogs 6-1. (September 13, 2011, Page 6)
Some were answered.
After recording just six interceptions last season, the Rebels hijacked four passes from Southern Illinois quarterback Paul McIntosh on Saturday, and have five picks through two games. (September 12, 2011, Page 2B)
The Ole Miss baseball team has several youth baseball camps coming up. Ole Miss will host a hitting camp Dec. 3-4 and a pitcher/catcher camp Jan. 14-15. For more information, visit OleMissBaseballCamps.com or call (662) 915-6643. (September 12, 2011, Page 3B)
Led by Callie Mayo and Austin Carter, the Oxford girls and boys cross country teams had successful showings at the Pontotoc Cross Country Invitational Saturday held at Longbow Trails. Mayo finished second in the 2.5 mile race with a time of 16 minutes, 28 seconds. Carter, meanwhile, was the top boys finisher with a time of 17:57, good for seventh overall. (September 12, 2011, Page 4B)
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