Ole Miss starting pitcher Trent Rothlin was tagged with the loss, surrendering six runs runs in 3.2 innings.
Ole Miss (9-2 overall) will return to the diamond to face Austin Peay in a two-game midweek series beginning Tuesday at Oxford-University Stadium. Rory McKean is scheduled to start for the Rebels. (March 7, 2010)
NEW ORLEANS — Hitting the road for the first time can always be an experience to say the least, and the Ole Miss baseball team’s first road trip is no exception. On Friday, the Rebels were able to hold on after surrendering a three-run eighth inning to defeat the Tulane Green Wave 6-4. Saturday, the Rebels never had a big inning, but were able to earn a convincing 5-1 victory.
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A day after Ole Miss outlasted South Carolina in the first round of the Southeastern Conference women’s tournament, the Lady Rebels were eliminated by No. 1 seed Tennessee 76-51 at the Gwinett Center in Duluth, Ga., Friday afternoon.
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Local Mixed Martial Arts fighter Codie Shuffield will be back in action Saturday night with a highly anticipated fight against a growing rival, Mike Thompson. Shuffield will look to improve his 8-1 record on a Pro-Am fight card when he meets Thompson at the Raleigh Springs Mall in Memphis in Cage Assault. (March 5, 2010, Page 8A)
Lafayette pitcher Stormy Robinson has signed a scholarship offer to play for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Robinson transfered back to LHS after two years at South Panola because she wanted to graduate with the class she was originally in. Robinson gained a lot from the transfer, including extra recognition from colleges during South Panola’s 2008 state title run. (March 5, 2010, Page 7A)
Lafayette sophomore Kelsey Kesler was huge in the Lady Commodores’ 14-10 win over Bruce Thursday night. Not only did she hit a three-run home run and go 4-for-4 with five RBIs at the plate, but she also earned the win in relief. (March 5, 2010, Page 7A)
St. Stanislaus standout wide receiver Krisjon Wilkerson is still looking for a school to play college football at. Ole Miss is one of the schools where the 6-foot-2, 205-pounder may end up as a walk-on. While Wilkerson doesn’t have blazing speed – he runs the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds – he led the state with 103 catches for 2,0102 yards and 25 TDs last year. (March 5, 2010, Page 6A)
The No. 21 Ole Miss baseball team travels to New Orleans this weekend to play Tulane in a three-game series. The series begins tonight at 6:30 and concludes Sunday at 1 p.m. It’s the first set of games away from Oxford for the 7-1 Rebels and coach Mike Bianco said the experience should only help his team going forward into SEC play. (March 5, 2010, Page 6A)
Chris Warren led four Ole Miss players in double figures with 22 points, while Zach Graham came off the bench to score 16 points. The Rebels earned their first sweep of LSU since 1999 and also secured another 20 win season for coach Andy Kennedy, who now has been a part of three of the eight seasons where the Rebels have won 20 or more games. (March 4, 2010, Page 6A)
OLE MISS MEN’S HOOPS — Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy is a college basketball junkie. He’s admitted that fact several times over his four-year tenure. When he’s not crunching numbers and evaluating tape of the Rebels’ next opponent, he’s usually watching games from across the nation. (March 4, 2010, Page 7)
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