FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Ole Miss fell a win short of making this week’s Southeastern Conference Tournament after being swept at No. 30 Arkansas in two seven inning games on Saturday at Baum Stadium.
Led by Corey Hollis as the District 2-4A MVP, six Lafayette Lady Commodores were selected the All-District team recently. Joining Hollis on the team were Kelsey Kesler, M.C. Pate, Cameron Mize, Rae Drewrey, Avery McCullough and Kendall Glass as an honorable mention. (May 23, 2011, Page 7)
It was a pitcher’s duel from the start between the Rebels and Razorbacks on Thursday night, and though the Rebels blinked first, it was Ole Miss (30-23, 13-15 SEC) that came out on top with timely hitting in a 2-1 win over Arkansas (34-18, 13-15 SEC) at Baum Stadium. (more…) (May 20, 2011, Page 6A)
Gavin Cecchini has turned from the recruited to the recruiter.
After committing to Ole Miss in early April, the standout infielder from Barbe High in Lake Charles, La., immediately remembered a fellow 2012 recruit he had met the previous weekend while taking in the Vanderbilt-Arkansas series in Fayetteville, Ark. (more…) (May 20, 2011, Page 6A)
On Thursday the conference announced that it has reached an agreement with the Alabama Sports Foundation and the city of Hoover that will keep the tournament locked in to Regions Park until 2016. (more…) (May 20, 2011, Page 6A)
Thanks to three runs in the bottom of the fourth, the Under-9 Gilliland Orthodontics Giants were able to sneak past the Davis Logistics Yankees 12-11 during Thursday’s Oxford Park Commission baseball action at FNC Park.
In the lone 11-12 league game the Old Taylor Antiques Giants held on the top the Bank of Oxford Yankees 9-6, and in the 13-14 league the Farese Family Dental Brewers cruised to a 7-2 victory over the Braves. (May 20, 2011, Page 7A)
The 2011 Big East/SEC Challenge slate was announced Thursday, including a matchup between Andy Kennedy’s Ole Miss Rebels and the DePaul Blue Demons on Thursday, Dec. 1, in Chicago. (more…) (May 20, 2011, Page 7A)
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