On Feb. 29, Zach Kirksey hit a three-run homer that helped key a 13-1 romping of Jackson State.
Tuesday, Kirksey hit another three-run blast and the No. 16 Ole Miss Rebels cruised to a 12-0 victory over Jackson State at Oxford-University Stadium.
Baseball America ranked the Rebels No. 24 to start the season and heading into this weekend’s series against Auburn, Ole Miss has climbed to No. 12 in the weekly poll. (March 16, 2012, Page 7A)
Ole Miss’ sophomore shortstop entered the Houston series with a batting average south of .200, but against Cougar pitchers on Sunday, he had a breakout day by going 3-for-5 with a double, a triple and three runs scored. (more…) (March 12, 2012, Page 1B)
Tuesday’s game against the UT-Martin Skyhawks provided Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco with his third opportunity this season to empty his bench as the No. 14 Rebels rolled to a 20-4 victory at Oxford-University Stadium. (March 7, 2012, Page 7)
Leading up to the season a lot was made of Tanner Mathis’ expanded frame and how trading in his slap-like swing for a more emphatic one might lead to more extra base hits. (more…) (February 27, 2012, Page 1B)
One is a gift stemming from his 6-foot-6, 215-pound frame that results in epic, moon-shot home runs.
Prior to leaving Buchholz High in Gainesville, Fla., Allen was a well-known catching prospect that not only excelled in various tournament circuits, but also caught for the Under-16 Team USA squad in 2008. (more…) (February 9, 2012, Page 8)