Heading into the second scrimmage of the spring on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt wanted to see his team show more consistency on both sides of the ball. His hope was his wide receivers would catch throws from the quarterbacks better, the running game would be even more physical and the defense would do an even better job of flying to the football.
Nutt was able to see his offensive line open more holes for the likes of Enrique Davis and Devin Thomas to gain big chunks of yardage, and while the receivers as a group made some plays, the overall performance was still inconsistent for Nutt’s liking. (April 11, 2011, Page 2B)
Sophomore Neal Tisher broke her own school record in the pole vault at the Ole Miss Invitational to help lead the team to 13 titles on Saturday at the Ole Miss Track and Field Complex. Tisher broke her mark with a leap of 13 feet-09.25 inches. Sh set her previous record of 13-04.25 last weekend at the Pepsi Relays in Gainesville, Fla. (April 11, 2011, Page 2B)
An opportunity to defend their Class 3A North Half title is what the Water Valley Blue Devils earned on Friday with their 13-2 win over South Pontotoc at Blue Devil Field. Paced by an offense that collected three home runs and 11 hits total in five innings, WVHS secured a spot in the upcoming 3A playoffs with the one-sided win over the Cougars. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 3B)
BLOG: Hello from Oxford-University Stadium where Ole Miss (19-13 overall, 4-7) is looking to avoid its first series sweep of the season and SEC sweep since dropping all three at home against Auburn (May 20-22) to conclude the 2010 regular season.
First pitch against Georgia (18-14, 8-3) is set for just after 1:30 p.m. (more…) (April 10, 2011)
VIDEO BLOG: Junior quarterback Randall Mackey talked with reporters earlier today following a 4-for-10 performance in Ole Miss’ second spring scrimmage. The video of that interview is after the jump. (more…) (April 9, 2011)
BLOG: Hello from Ole Miss’ Oxford-University Stadium, where the Rebels (19-12 overall, 4-6 SEC) are set to host Georgia (17-14, 7-3) at 2 p.m. The game will be broadcast on SportSouth. (more…) (April 9, 2011)
Tonight’s game is set for a 6:30 p.m. start. (more…)
(April 8, 2011)
Some of the best college and pro track athletes will be on display as they compete in the annual Ole Miss Invitational on Saturday. The meet begins at the Ole Miss Track and Field Complex at 10 a.m. with two field events, the hammer throw and javelin, while the first running event begins at 11 a.m. (more…) (April 8, 2011)
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Ole Miss cheerleader Johnny Beasley for his involvement in a fight with former Rebel baseball player Taylor Hashman. After a grand jury failed to produce an indictment for aggravated assault in March, Hashman filed paperwork against Beasely at the Oxford Police Department this week. Beasley is facing a simple assault charge, which is a misdemeanor. Beasley is expected to turn himself in next week and will then be granted an appearance in city court to face the charges. (more…) (April 8, 2011, Page 6A)
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