The majority of Ole Miss’ spring football practices can be summed up in two words — dominant defense.
Lately, however, the offense has been fighting back.
If the offensive line is going to continue to progress, it’s going to need junior left guard Alex “Tank” Washington to fill in for some of the departed veterans.
More specifically, though, it’s going to need Washington, who currently tips the scale at 350 pounds, to shed some weight. (April 13, 2010, Page 2B)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — There were a couple of games I had to pull out of my article involving Water Valley and Lafayette in today’s paper. So in the attempt to get that information in somewhere, I have included all the details here in the blog. (more…) (April 12, 2010)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Lafayette’s Shaquilla Isom and Oxford’s Brandon Blake are this year’s EAGLE Players of the Year in basketball. (more…) (April 12, 2010)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG—The following information are how the Oxford Chargers and Lady Charger track athletes fared in this past Saturday’s Tupelo Daily Journal Relays held at Tupelo High. First-place finishers appeared in today’s EAGLE on Page 3B. (more…) (April 12, 2010)
And the Sunday woes continue.
For the sixth week in a row, the No. 17 Ole Miss Rebels were unable to close out a weekend series on a high note, falling to the Georgia Bulldogs 6-3 at Foley Field on Sunday.
The Rebels won the first two games of the three-game series, 4-1 on Friday and 4-3 in 13 innings on Saturday. (April 12, 2010, Page 1B)
During Saturday’s 4-3 Ole Miss victory in 13 innings, Rebel designated hitter Matt Snyder was hit in the side of the head by a wild pitch from Alex McRee and was taken to the hospital. Following the game, Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco said Snyder’s CAT scan came back negative and that he expected the sophomore to be OK. (April 12, 2010, Page 1B)
Led by the stellar all-around play of Hunter Robinson and the solid relief pitching of Luke Stanley, the Commodores were able to flush a disappointing one-run loss to Lewisburg on Friday night by overcoming an early 3-1 deficit to knock of the Blue Devils. (April 12, 2010, Page 2B)
LHS lost 10-9 to Lewisburg after leading 9-1 going into the fifth inning, a result that was not even a factor for the Lady Commodores less than 24 hours later. (April 12, 2010, Page 2B)
The Green Wave defeated the Chargers 8-4 for their first win in six Division 2-5A games by playing extremely clean baseball on defense and getting timely hits against OHS starter Shae Mnichowski and reliever Cameron Rose. (April 12, 2010, Page 2B)
Several individual athletes fared well for Oxford in the annual Daily Journal Relays held at Tupelo High School.
The Chargers totaled 130.5 points to finish second to Tupelo, who won the event with 175.5 points, while a skeleton Lady Charger team still placed fifth out of 15 teams with 43 points. (April 12, 2010, Page 3B)
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