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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Johnny Vaught

The ‘upset of the year’ — Ole Miss vs. Maryland, 1952

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.”

  (October 25, 2013, Page 3B)

1947 Ole Miss-LSU game

Historian Jack Mayfield writes about 1947 game between the Ole Miss Rebels and LSU Tigers when one player lost his pants.

  (October 18, 2013, Page 2B)

Rebels make 34th bowl appearance this weekend

Columnist Jack Mayfield takes us back through the Rebels history with bowl games. (January 4, 2013, Page 3B)

Game day at Ole Miss

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)

‘Mississippians’ coming to coffee table near you

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)

The Commodores and the Rebels: More than 11 decades of history

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)

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