Outside shooting and scoring points overall has been a struggle for the Ole Miss Rebels this season. The inability to consistently hit 3-point shots, make free throws and score in the open court may be a thing of the past for the Rebels, however, if shooting guard Marshall Henderson is able to continue to do what he has done at South Plains College and the University of Utah before.
The Rebels picked up an important commitment for the upcoming spring signing class Monday when the Hurst, Texas., native decided he wanted to play under Andy Kennedy and in the Southeastern Conference. (more…) (March 13, 2012, Page 7)
Four weeks after six Commodores signed to play for the Indians in football, LHS softball standout Kelsey Kesler signed on with the Lady Indians and coach Andy Kirk. (March 1, 2012, Page 6)
Each of the five players that made their Ole Miss debuts in Texas had varying impacts on the 1-1 weekend. (February 20, 2012, Page 2B)
The Ole Miss baseball squad picked up yet another verbal commitment for its 2013 signing class on Monday.
After drawing interest from several other elite programs, 6-foot-1, 170-pound right-handed pitcher Ryan Leone (Calvary Baptist Academy; Shreveport, La.) called Rebel recruiting coordinator Carl Lafferty on Monday and verbally committed. (more…) (February 9, 2012, Page 8)
Ole Miss’ final verbal commitment, and subsequent letter of intent, of the 2012 football signing class made the biggest impact Wednesday for first-year coach Hugh Freeze and his staff.
As highly rated and needed as Aberdeen defensive end Channing Ward is to the signing class, Oxford, Ala., Trae Elston (6-foot, 183 pounds) coming on board Wednesday and picking the Rebels over LSU and Oklahoma State live on ESPNU from his high school helped finish out Freeze’s first class in style. (February 2, 2012, Page 6)
Hugh Freeze turned the corner, walked into the Indoor Practice Facility’s team meeting room, stepped in front of the podium to face the media and took a deep breath.
For an athlete that pays attention to heights and has to evaluate situations with his eyes and brain as much as anything, Oxford high jumper Justin Fondren has a great idea of how to measure an important decision and special moment in his life.
Fondren’s latest birthday present today included a scholarship offer from the University of Alabama. His signature on the National Letter of Intent not only secured money for his future education, but a chance to learn a lot from arguably the best high jump coach in the nation in Dick Booth. (more…) (February 2, 2012, Page 7)
Hugh Freeze’s first football signing class wasn’t big on numbers, but it did include some important players for the future of the program. By the Oxford EAGLE’s press time at 10:15 a.m., Ole Miss received a total of 11 National Letters of Intent from players across the state and region. Four players — quarterback Bo Wallace, defensive back Dehendret Collins, offensive lineman Darone Bailey and offensive lineman Pierce Burton — already signed scholarship papers and are enrolled in the spring semester. (more…) (February 1, 2012, Page 6)