Ole Miss’ success running the ball under coach Houston Nutt has led to another commitment from a high profile running back. West Bolivar’s Kailo Moore (5-foot-10, 190-pounds) gave his verbal pledge to become an Ole Miss Rebel on Monday, less than 48 hours after attending Ole Miss’ one-day football camp. (more…) (July 26, 2011, Page 6)
Ty Hensley has been receiving interest from college and professional recruiters ever since he towered over classmates as a 6-foot-3, 200-pound freshman in Edmond, Okla.
BLOG: After losing their entire weekend rotation to the MLB Draft, the Ole Miss baseball program can use all of the arms it can get. (more…) (July 20, 2011)
Barbe (La.) High is becoming quite the pipeline for the Ole Miss baseball team.
In addition to rising junior center fielder Tanner Mathis and 2012 commitment Gavin Cecchini, the most recent standout from Barbe to sign with Ole Miss is Sam Smith, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound right-hander from the Lake Charles-based school. (more…) (July 20, 2011, Page 6A)
District and regional champion? Check.
State champion? Check.
National champion? Check.
Top three in the world? Check.
Oxford High’s Justin Fondren became the most successful high jumper in Chargers history when he won the state championship in May.
Quindella Ford doesn’t normally say much to tout her own basketball skills.
She doesn’t need to because her actions speak volumes on the hardwood.
As a junior at Okolona, the 5-foot-9 guard averaged a healthy 27.8 points per game and is currently in the midst of leading her AAU team, the North Mississippi Basketball Hoop Dreams, through the AAU Division II National Championships at the Disney Wide World of Sports in Kissimmee, Fla. (more…) (July 14, 2011, Page 6)
COLUMN: Some of the most talented high school football players in the nation hail from the state of Mississippi each year. The love of football in the state is evident in the turnout each Friday night and the reputation of a program with the success rate of South Panola has only elevated Mississippi’s stature in the nation. (more…) (July 13, 2011, Page 8)
When San Jacinto catcher Ryan Hornback was drafted — and eventually signed — by the Pittsburgh Pirates, that opened up a void for the Ole Miss baseball team that Austin Knight was more than happy to fill.
Ray Buchanan Jr. only spent a couple of hours in Oxford on Wednesday but the standout Georgia cornerback left with a good impression of the Southeastern Conference school. (more…) (July 8, 2011, Page 6A)
What those bats have also done is put a premium on players who can play “small ball.”