Mike Bianco is the head coach of the Ole Miss baseball team. A graduate of LSU, he joined Ole Miss in 2000 and has been instrumental in making the Diamond Rebels a mainstay on the national collegiate baseball scene.
Heading into the 2010, Bianco had a record of 365-203-1 in nine seasons as Ole Miss' coach. For more about his tenure from Ole Miss Sports Information, click here.
On Friday afternoon, the 2015 season begins for the Ole Miss baseball team. And for the first time in the Mike Bianco era, the goal is not to get to Omaha, but to get back to there. (February 12, 2015, Page 5A)
The lineup will look different come Friday for the Ole Miss baseball team. Heavy bats may have departed from last season’s squad, but there is still some firepower remaining as well as new additions to bolster around centerpiece Sikes Orvis and the rest of the Rebel offense. (February 10, 2015, Page 6)
When Houston Roth got the chance to lock down his future in baseball, he didn’t waste any time. The Oxford High standout gave his verbal commitment to Ole Miss on Sunday. Roth visited the campus early in the day and gave his pledge to head coach Mike Bianco before leaving. (February 9, 2015, Page 6)
Making a return trip to Omaha and the College World Series is a tough task for any baseball team no matter how talented. That is just what Ole Miss plans to do though after getting back to the CWS for the first time since 1972 last season and becoming one of the final four teams fighting for a national championship before being ousted by eventual runner-up Virginia. That journey began last Friday as teams were allowed to begin formally practicing across the country. Ole Miss is preparing for its season-opening series against William & Mary beginning on Feb. 13. (January 28, 2015, Page 1B, 3B)
Follow a College World Series appearance and the most successful season in program history, Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco’s contract has been extended to run through the 2018 season, athletic director Ross Bjork announced Friday. (September 21, 2014, Page 1B)
Ole Miss fans have known heartbreak in the past. Publisher Tim Phillips writes that this may be one of those years much like the glory years with the baseball team having made a trip to the College World Series just a few months ago and the football Rebels off to a good start this fall. (September 21, 2014, Page 4A)
Interested in documentaries, history, politics, sports? “Our View” suggests you look over the list of programs offered by the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics this fall at the University of Mississippi. (September 2, 2014, Page 4)
Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco has dipped into the Big 12 for his newest assistant coach.
Kansas State hitting coach Mike Clement has been hired to the same position by the Rebels, according to media reports. Perfect Game first reported the hiring Thursday night. (July 11, 2014, Page 6A)
Columnist Steve Stricker tells of his admiration for Ole Miss’s winning baseball coach. (July 4, 2014, Page 1B)
John Gatlin hasn’t pitched in a game since he was in junior college. But that’s exactly what the Houston Astros want the Ole Miss senior to do.
Gatlin signed a free agent contract with the Astros on Monday as a pitcher. He will report to the Astros’ rookie team in the Gulf Coast League in Florida later this week. (June 24, 2014, Page 8)