Columnist Rick Cleveland writes about former Ole Miss Rebel Deuce McAllister being one of the six inductees into the 2014 Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame later this month. Archie Manning will also be presented with The Rube Award at the ceremony. (July 10, 2014, Page 6)
Water Valley High School dipped into south Mississippi to find its next head boys basketball coach.
Larry Taylor has been hired to lead the Blue Devils’ hoops program. Taylor, whose hire was approved by the Water Valley school board at its meeting on Monday night, will replace John Sherman, who left last month to take over as the Lafayette High girls coach. (July 9, 2014, Page 6)
NEW YORK — Ole Miss sophomore Evan Engram is one of 38 players that have been named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 John Mackey Award, which is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end. (July 9, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss has launched the first beacon technology system in collegiate sports using mobile devices and custom programming to enhance the fan experience during games and link to a rewards program. (July 9, 2014, Page 6)
Preseason watch lists for two of college football’s top awards — the Maxwell Award and Chuck Bednarik Award — were announced Monday, with Ole Miss seniors Bo Wallace and Cody Prewitt among those listed. (July 8, 2014, Page 8)
Runners in the Oxford area kicked off the holiday weekend with the Stars & Stripes 5K Run on Friday in Oxford with local runners taking home a majority of the titles.
Ten runners from Oxford or Water Valley placed first in the run in their respective age divisions while a pair of Oxford residents also finished as the overall winners. The race benefited the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society. (July 7, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss pole vaulter Sam Kendricks reflects on his career year which saw him win a Southeastern Conference, NCAA and USA championships. (July 4, 2014, Page 6A)
Eight years ago, Toby Hansson. got a phone call from then-Ole Miss men’s tennis head coach Billy Chadwick with an opportunity to become the assistant coach. Hansson accepted the offer and the rest is history.
Earlier this year, Hansson was tapped by athletics director Ross Bjork to replace Chadwick when the latter announced he would retire at the end of the 2014 season. (July 4, 2014, Page 6A)
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Abby Newton, Kathryn Fowler, Maria Toennessen and Stani Schiavone from the Ole Miss women’s golf team earned Women’s Collegiate Golf All-American Scholar honors it was announced on Wednesday (July 4, 2014, Page 6A)
Water Valley’s search for a new boys basketball coach is coming to an end.
A pool of applicants has been narrowed to a group of five finalists who have been going through interviews for the last two weeks, Water Valley athletic director Trey Allman said. A hire could be made shortly after the holiday weekend. (July 3, 2014, Page 6)
Davis Potter @DPotterOE
Tweets by @JakeThompsonOE