SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Eniel Polynice’s future as a member of the Ole Miss men’s basketball team was clearly written on the wall over a month ago when he was suspended before the Rebels’ final regular season road game at Arkansas. (more…) (April 21, 2010)
For the second time in the last four games, Ole Miss starting pitchers have gone deep into games without surrendering a hit, but fell just short of tallying the Rebel program’s fifth no-hitter and first since Russ Johnson’s in 1966.
On Friday, Ole Miss ace Drew Pomeranz took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before having it broken up by a bunt single.
During Ole Miss’ 7-2 victory over Southern Miss on Tuesday at Oxford-University Stadium, left-hander Matt Crouse had his bid broken in the top of the sixth when a pop-up from Southern Miss catcher Travis Graves dropped in for a hit between Alex Yarbrough and Miles Hamblin behind the first base bag. (April 21, 2010, Page 8)
Three seasons of hard work on the baseball diamond paid off for Water Valley pitcher/infielder Shanquayle Jenkins Tuesday when he signed a scholarship offer to play for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Jenkins became the second Blue Devil this season to sign with the Rangers, joining shortstop Josh Johnson, and the seventh from WVHS to sign with NWCC since the end of the 2006 season. (April 21, 2010, Page 8)
The Oxford tennis team took its dominance to the Division 1-5A Tournament held at Itawamba Community College on Tuesday, sweeping the competition by going 16-0 in two rounds of matches. In fact, the Chargers combined to only drop nine points combined. (April 21, 2010, Page 8)
A preseason goal of the Oxford boys golf team was obtained Tuesday at the Country Club of Oxford. The Chargers shot a 354 as a team in the District 2-5A Tournament, advancing to the Class 5A state tournament next month in Tupelo.
Saltillo won the match with a 339, while New Hope was second with a 347. Hernando just missed making it to Tupelo with a 358, while Lake Cormorant and West Point rounded out the team scores with a 466 and 454 respectively. (April 21, 2010, Page 9)
The Lafayette tennis team’s North Half playoff match against Greenwood has been moved to Thursday at 4 p.m. The match will take place at the Ole Miss tennis courts next to Oxford-University Stadium. (April 21, 2010, Page 9)
Paced by a stellar pitching performance by left-hander Matt Crouse and two home runs from Matt Snyder and Matt Smith, the No. 27 Ole Miss Rebels cruised to a 7-2 victory over Southern Miss on Tuesday at Oxford-University Stadium.
(more…) (April 20, 2010)