It’s far from lonely atop the Southeastern Conference Western Division standings for the No. 13 Ole Miss baseball team.
In fact, the team they share first with, No. 14 Arkansas, will be in Oxford this weekend looking to not only separate itself from the Rebels, but also get even for last season.
A year ago, the Rebels traveled to Arkansas and swept the Razorbacks to earn a share of the SEC Title with LSU.
This weekend, expect the Razorbacks (35-10 overall, 14-7 SEC) to be looking for payback. (May 7, 2010, Page 6A)
The best-of-three series begins tonight at 6 in Corinth. The second game will be played on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Water Valley while the “if necessary” game would be played Monday at Corinth. (May 7, 2010, Page 8A)
In the lone Oxford Park Commission softball game on Thursday, the 9-10 year-old Dolphins were able to use six-run fourth and fifth innings to roll past Shiloh Creek Land & Timber16-8. (more…) (May 7, 2010, Page 8A)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Last Friday, I wrote a feature story on retiring Ole Miss Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations Director Langston Rogers. The story had a lot of interesting quotes and information, but unfortunately because of space, I was unable to get our entire 25 minute conversation into the paper. So here are the remaining questions and answers from Rogers for those who may want a little more. (more…) (May 6, 2010)
A confident, and consistent approach has helped the Lafayette Commodores win over a dozen games the last half of the season, but it’s also been a formula for success for one of the team’s top pitchers.
Junior right-hander Jarrett Patton has transformed himself from the Commodores’ starting shortstop into the team’s top starter by maintaining his laid-back attitude throughout the game as well as a consistent approach to getting batters out each inning. (May 6, 2010, Page 6)
On Wednesday, the Rebels announced the signing of three players to its 2010 signing class.
Pitchers R.J. Hively and Weston Hoekel, in addition to shortstop Blake Newalu, will join a class that already boasts 11 players. (May 6, 2010, Page 6)
Part of what makes Oxford High School athletics special is the amount of athletes that transcend boundaries and play multiple sports.
Over the course of the past 17 years, Oxford has won 13 Class 4A All-Sports Awards. On Tuesday, Oxford presented its athletes with various awards recognizing them for their accomplishments. (May 6, 2010, Page 7)
The Oxford Park Commission’s junior team tennis season came to an end Wednesday with the Volleys defeating Spinners 4-1. Gus Morgan won the lone singles match for the Volleys, defeating Ally Shinall 8-2. (more…) (May 6, 2010, Page 7)
Ole Miss guard Terrico White had a decision to make on whether to keep his name in the NBA Draft selection process or come back to school for his junior season. With Saturday’s deadline to declare one way or another approaching, White decided he would forgo his remaining college eligibility and stay in the draft. (May 6, 2010, Page 7)
The anticipation is finally over.
On Tuesday, both Ole Miss tennis teams watched from the Indoor Practice Facility as the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournament fields were officially announced.
The men, who rank 18th in the country, are headed to College Station, Texas to participate in the Texas A&M Regional. The Rebels face TCU (12-12 overall) in the first round.
As for the No. 17 Lady Rebels, they learned they’ll be headed to the Georgia Tech Regional in Atlanta for the second-straight year. This time around, they’ll face No. 4 seed UC-Irvine (13-10). (May 5, 2010, Page 8)
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