Ole Miss lost another football legend Tuesday morning with the passing of Doug Cunningham, 69, of Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete. Cunningham, who was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame last July and the Ole Miss Sports Hall of Fame in 1994, earned three varsity letters in football (1964-66) while helping the Rebels participate in three bowl games, including a 13-7 win over Auburn in the Liberty Bowl. He also lettered in track at Ole Miss as a member of 440-yard relay unit in 1965. (January 14, 2015, Page 6)
JACKSON — Former Ole Miss running back Mike Dennis will join the large Rebel contingent in the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame next year as the Hall announced its 2015 induction class Thursday. (September 26, 2014, Page 6)
Rick Cleveland takes a look at the contributions small towns in Mississippi have made when it comes to athletics in his weekly column. (July 30, 2014, Page 6)
Columnist Rick Cleveland writes about former Ole Miss Rebel Deuce McAllister being one of the six inductees into the 2014 Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame later this month. Archie Manning will also be presented with The Rube Award at the ceremony. (July 10, 2014, Page 6)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints all-time leading rusher Deuce McAllister, club owner Tom Benson and longtime radio play-by-play announcer Jim Henderson were honored during a New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame luncheon held Friday for the 2012 inductees. (more…) (September 24, 2012, Page 5B)
In addition to Saturday’s Ole Miss football game against Tulane at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, there will be several other signature events for Ole Miss fans in New Orleans this weekend.
Some athletes have passed through the halls of Ole Miss whose names will never be forgotten. Some of those unforgettable faces were the best of the best here at Ole Miss, and each year they are honored for their dedication to their sport and their school by being inducted into the M-Club Hall of Fame.
This season, Deuce McAllister, Ansu Sesay, David Dellucci, Yolanda Moore and Jerry Montgomery are the five memorable individuals selected to be inducted into the M-Club Hall of Fame. Bobby Bailess is this year’s recipient of the M-Club Service Award. (September 24, 2010, Page 1B)
How many of you New Orleans Saints fans out there started wondering about all of this “destiny” talk when the Indianapolis Colts bolted out to a 10-0 in Sunday’s Super Bowl? Thanks to a stingy defense, a gambling coach and quarterback Drew Brees’ record-setting performance, destiny – and the Saints – prevailed. (February 8, 2010, Page 4A)
The New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts meet in two weeks in Super Bowl XLIV. Who are you for? Archie’s son, Peyton? Or the “hometown” Saints who are making their first Super Bowl appearance? In the end, it’s not that hard of a choice. (January 27, 2010, Page 4)