BLOG: Hello from Oxford, Miss. where it’s overcast and cool, but at least it’s dry.
Ole Miss (10-2 overall) and Tulane (8-3) have split the first two games of the series and will look to get the best of the other today at 1:30 p.m. (more…)
(March 6, 2011)
BLOG — Led by 24 points from Chris Warren and 15 from Zach Graham, the Ole Miss Rebels ended their regular season on a high note with an 84-74 win over Arkansas. (more…) (March 5, 2011)
BLOG: The choice to push today’s game back from noon to 5 p.m. looks like it will pay off. It’s chilly, with wind blowing from left field to right field, but at least it’s not raining. (more…) (March 5, 2011)
BLOG: A healthy dose of rain throughout the day didn’t stop the Rebels from getting their Friday night opener against Tulane going on time. (more…) (March 4, 2011)
Following Matt Smith’s first season on the field for the Ole Miss Diamond Rebels it became obvious that if he stuck around long enough he’d have a good chance at setting two career marks — strikeouts and home runs.
As a free-swinging redshirt freshman, Smith finished the 2008 season second on the team with 14 home runs and led the nation with 80 strikeouts, 19 shy of the national record. (more…) (March 4, 2011, Page 7A)
Two early season tests ended up being valuable learning experiences for the Lafayette Commodores Thursday night in the Pontotoc Tournament.
Less than a week after LHS got its 2011 season off to a great start with two wins against Saltillo and Nettleton, the Commodores suffered their first setbacks of the season with a 7-3 loss to Mooreville and a 12-11 loss to Belmont. (more…) (March 4, 2011, Page 6A)
The first day for high school football prospects to sign with college programs may be 11 months away, but Lafayette quarterback Jeremy Liggins is already starting to investigate schools that have offered him a scholarship. Liggins, a rising senior for the Commodores, will be in Tuscaloosa, Ala., this weekend to take part in Alabama’s Junior Day activities. (more…) (March 4, 2011, Page 6A)
A balanced lineup coupled with a great overall effort proved to be the right combination for the Lafayette Lady Commodores Thursday in the Class 4A North Half powerlifting meet held at Itawamba AHS. LHS qualified 11 of its 12 lifters that took part in the event and easily won the first place by totaling 65 points, 18 more than second-place finisher Pontotoc. (March 4, 2011, Page 6A)
Saturday’s game against Arkansas will be the last guaranteed chance for fans to see Ole Miss’ second leading scorer, senior Chris Warren, and Zach Graham play at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum.
With Ole Miss (18-12 overall, 6-9 in the Southeastern Conference) losing to Auburn on Wednesday, the chance to earn a first-round bye in the upcoming SEC Tournament is now gone. The Rebels still have to defeat Arkansas (18-11, 7-8) Saturday to become a No. 3 seed and play South Carolina on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. If the Rebels lose to the Razorbacks, they will likely be facing Tennessee in the first round at 6:30 p.m. (March 4, 2011, Page 6A)
In the Chargers’ season-opening 10-0 victory over Water Valley at Edwin Moak Field on Thursday, the eighth-grader not only hit the game’s only home run, but he also picked up the win in the run-ruled three-inning game. (March 4, 2011, Page 8A)
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