DELAND, Fla. — Preston Overbey hit a pair of home runs, while Sam Smith anchored another solid outing from the Ole Miss pitching staff Sunday. The combination sparked an 8-2 win over Stetson, garnering a sweep to open the 2014 season for the Rebels, who defeated Stetson 7-0 Friday night and 11-1 Saturday. (February 17, 2014, Page 6)
RALEIGH, N.C. — It makes since that because there was so much chatter about a potential showdown of elite aces in the Raleigh Regional that it probably wouldn’t actually come to fruition. (June 3, 2013, Page 8)
RALEIGH, N.C. — When the Rebels took Doak Field at Dail Park for batting practice on Thursday, the second-seeded team was a man down. Austin Anderson, as it turned out, was back at the hotel fighting a stomach virus he had come down with the night before. (June 3, 2013, Page 9)
VIDEO BLOG: RALEIGH, N.C. — It serves everyone right. Really since the field of 64 was announced, folks were discussing the possibility of N.C. State’s Carlos Rodon and Ole Miss’ Bobby Wahl facing off in a scout’s dream matchup. Well, must have jinxed it. (more…) (June 1, 2013)
However, to get to the scout’s dream matchup, Ole Miss (37-22 overall) will have to do its part today against William & Mary (37-22) in the opener of the Raleigh (N.C.) Regional.
HOOVER, Ala. — As Rebel skipper Mike Bianco pointed out following Thursday’s 7-5 loss to seventh-seeded Alabama, life in the Southeastern Conference can be a cruel at times. (more…) (May 24, 2013, Page 6A)
HOOVER, Ala. — Sam Smith has been an underrated arm for the Rebels all season.
Wednesday the right-handed sophomore gave No. 6 seed Ole Miss another strong outing but the game’s outcome was ultimately out of his hands at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. (May 23, 2013, Page 6)
VIDEO BLOG: HOOVER, Ala. — The sixth-seeded Rebels (37-21 overall) have gotten used playing in the first game daily at the Southeastern Conference Tournament, hosted at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
They’ll do it one final time today at 9:30 a.m. against the seventh-seeded Alabama Crimson Tide (33-25). The game will be televised on SportSouth.
(more…) (May 23, 2013)
Had his team pitched better out of the bullpen in recent weeks, Mike Bianco believes his team may have avoided playing the first single-elimination game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. (May 22, 2013, Page 8)