Bobby Wahl isn’t your typical high school senior.
While most seniors are hanging out with friends, packing for college and planning senior trips, the West Springfield (Va.) High pitching ace is prepping for what will be the biggest decision of his young life — sign with whichever professional team potentially could offer him a six-figure contract, or head to Oxford to play for Mike Bianco and the Ole Miss Rebels. (June 3, 2010, Page 7)
Sure the recently announced Charlottesville (Va.) Regional means a chance at revenge for most of the Ole Miss Diamond Rebels, but to three it has a little extra meaning.
The Rebels trip East will give Matt and Mike Snyder, as well as Matt Crouse, a chance to play in front of friends and family members, a chance most have not had considering the 12-plus hours that separate Virginia from Oxford. (June 2, 2010, Page 7)
Cody Allen’s bases-loaded single in the sixth inning helped lift the 13-14-year-old Davis Logistics of Oxford Braves to a 7-6 win over the Sharp Insurance Royals Tuesday at FNC Park. (June 2, 2010, Page 6)
Three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning helped lift the 9-10 year-old Carol Dorsey Studio Cardinals to an 18-17 win over the Dolphins in Oxford Park Commission youth softball action Tuesday night at FNC Park. (June 2, 2010, Page 6)
The Mississippi Legends didn’t take a rest during the Memorial Day holiday as they won three of four games in the USSSA 12-year-old tournament held in Winona. (June 2, 2010, Page 7)
The past two weekends have been successful ones on the diamond for one of the local USSSA teams, the Oxford Rays. Oxford went 4-0 to capture the Battle of New Albany title a week after finishing 2-2-1 in the Papa John’s Battle of Oxford at FNC Park. (June 2, 2010, Page 7)
Oxford High’s Katie Lagrone recently signed to play softball at Itawamba Community College. (more…) (June 1, 2010)
A little under one year ago, the Ole Miss baseball team won Game 1 of its NCAA Super Regional against the Virginia Cavaliers in Oxford. Virginia rallied to take the next two games from the Rebels and advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
On Monday, it was announced that the Rebels will get a chance at retribution as they were placed in the Charlottesville (Va.) Regional as the No. 2 seed. (June 1, 2010, Page 1B)
One of Lafayette High School’s original coaches and arguably the school’s most generous, caring and dedicated district employee passed away Friday morning at the age of 68. (June 1, 2010, Page 1B)
One day after defeating the powerful Auburn Tigers 10-7 in 10 innings, the Ole Miss Rebels were bounced from the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament courtesy of an 8-0 loss to the eventual champion LSU Tigers.
In Ole Miss’ lopsided loss to the Tigers at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala., the Rebels were only able to collect one run and two walks. (June 1, 2010, Page 2B)
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