Joining Houston Nutt’s staff at Ole Miss is more than just a move to the Southeastern Conference for Gunter Brewer.
For Brewer, the chance to coach the Rebels presents an opportunity to return home to be closer to his family. (January 20, 2011, Page 6)
The Vanderbilt Commodores are aching and hurting. They also are learning how to quit letting games get away from them at the end.
John Jenkins led five Commodores in double figures with 20 points, and Vanderbilt beat Ole Miss 84-74 Wednesday night to send the Rebels to their worst start in Southeastern Conference play since 2000. (more…) (January 20, 2011, Page 7)
Lafayette senior basketball player Shaq Isom has been nominated as one of 2,000 finalists nationwide for the prestegious McDonald’s All-American team.The final rosters of 24 boys and 24 girls will be announced during a selection show on ESPNU on Feb. 10, with the annual game being played on March 30. (more…) (January 20, 2011, Page 7)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — With National Signing Day now just two weeks away, football recruiting is hitting its peak. Ole Miss is expected to host over 25 players on official visits this weekend, including the coaching staff’s top targets at defensive back, defensive tackle, linebacker and running back. (more…) (January 19, 2011)
A clean sweep is what the Lafayette High basketball teams were able to achieve over Oxford on Tuesday night in the lone meeting between the two schools on the hardwood this season. (more…) (January 19, 2011, Page 6)
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt continued to adjust his coaching staff today with the hiring of a familiar face and name from Rebel football history.
Gunter Brewer, the son of former head coach Billy Brewer, was officially announced as the new wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator. Brewer, who comes to Oxford after spending six seasons at Oklahoma State, is the second hire in the past month on the offensive side of the ball. David Lee was hired to coordinate the offense for the upcoming season. (January 19, 2011, Page 6)
Vanderbilt’s Memorial Coliseum is not an ideal arena for a visiting team to have to earn its first league win of the season, but that is the goal of the Ole Miss Rebels, who are in dire need of something positive.
Tipoff in Nashville, Tenn., is set for 8 tonight and the game can be seen locally on CSS (Metrocast Channel 68) with Dave Baker handling the play-by-play and Barry Booker adding the color analysis. Tonight’s game can also be heard locally on 93.7 and 105.5 FM with David Kellum handling the play-by-play. (January 19, 2011, Page 6)
A night that was meant to honor Lafayette’s seniors was severely dampened by the visiting Center Hill soccer squads as the Mustangs claimed a lopsided 15-1 victory in the boys showdown and the Lady Mustangs surged late to defeat LHS 2-1. (more…) (January 19, 2011, Page 7)
The Oxford boys and girls soccer squads made a clean sweep at Lake Cormorant on Tuesday night, with the Chargers claiming a 3-0 win and the Lady Chargers cruising to a 7-0 victory. (more…) (January 19, 2011, Page 7)
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