Sense of Place columnist Jack Mayfield tells about a 1952 football game where the Rebels took on, and beat, No. 3-ranked Maryland in what was called “The Upset of the Year.”
Historian Jack Mayfield writes about 1947 game between the Ole Miss Rebels and LSU Tigers when one player lost his pants.
Columnist Jack Mayfield takes us back through the Rebels history with bowl games. (January 4, 2013, Page 3B)
Guest columnist Loran Smith of Georgia gives an outsider’s perspective of the game day experience at Ole Miss as he talks about trips to Oxford for games and about the friendships he’s made over the years with members of the community. (September 23, 2011, Page 4A)
OXFORD TOWN – “Mississippians,” a coffee-table book featuring more than 250 famous, notable, extraordinary and colorful Mississippians makes its official debut Tuesday, Nov. 2, at Off Square Books. The launch event begins at 5 p.m. Page 5 of this week’s issue of Oxford Town has full details. (October 28, 2010, Page 5)
Local historian Jack Lamar Mayfield takes a look back at the Ole Miss-Vanderbilt football series, writing about the first few meetings between the two schools and then taking a look at a notable 1947 meeting when John Vaught’s Rebels overcame an early-season loss to the Commodores to win the Southeastern Conference championship. (September 17, 2010, Page 4B)