Tig Barksdale is Ole Miss’ second spring casualty due to a “violation of team rules.”
Following practice on Thursday, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt informed the media that the former South Panola standout has been suspended for the remained of the spring. (April 2, 2010, Page 7A)
The No. 11 Ole Miss Rebels baseball team (20-6 overall, 4-2 SEC) will look to take their third-straight SEC series this weekend when they host Tennessee (13-13, 0-6) for a three-game series beginning today at 6:30 p.m. (April 2, 2010, Page 6A)
COLUMN — It was good to see Dayton win the Men’s National Invitation Tournament championship Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. The Flyers, who knocked off North Carolina 79-68, were clearly the best team of those left out of the NCAA Tournament this year. (April 2, 2010, Page 6A)
The Lafayette baseball team has had a way with living on the edge since division play started, and whatever it’s doing is apparently working.
On Thursday, the Commodores were once again able to overcome adversity and rally in the sixth inning to defeat the Senatobia Warriors 8-7 at W.V. Brewer Field. (April 2, 2010, Page 6A)
Stormy Robison has accomplished a lot during her high school career, so maybe that’s why the Lafayette senior acted like it was old hat when she not only helped her squad beat the Senatobia Lady Warriors 10-0 in six innings on Thursday, but also pitched a no-hitter in the process. (April 2, 2010, Page 6A)
Ole Miss fans are used to reading in newspapers about an Overbeck hitting home runs, but on Wednesday, it was different Overbeck that will be stealing the headlines.
Cali Overbeck, younger sister of former Ole Miss baseball slugger Cody, helped lead the Ole Miss softball team to a doubleheader sweep on Wednesday at the Ole Miss Softball Complex, defeating Alcorn State 9-0 and 9-1 in two run-ruled games. (April 1, 2010, Page 6)
FISHIN’ WITH CHICK COLUMN — The biggest fishing news I have to share with you is that my youngest daughter Alivia caught her first fish last Saturday with her grandfather at Grenada spillway. She called and excitedly said,” Daddy, Daddy, now you have something to write about in your article!” I can promise you she was no more excited than I was that day. After I got off the phone, I started thinking about how simple the whole concept of catching a fish was to her, and I was reminded how we as adults complicate everything. (April 1, 2010, Page 6)
Only four days into spring drills and junior college transfer Wayne Dorsey is already turning heads, and it’s not just because he’s 6-foot-8, 255-pounds — although that helps.
The junior defensive end from Gulf Coast Community College has been a standout on the practice field and is already playing with the first team. (April 1, 2010, Page 7)
The Spinners were able to hold onto a narrow 3-2 victory over the Volleys Wednesday in the Oxford Park Commission Jr. tennis league.
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