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.
Four years ago the Ole Miss Rebels mined the California community college ranks and found a Gold Glove caliber shortstop in Kevin Mort.
In search of more infield depth — and more specifically, another glove at third base — the Rebels returned to Rio Hondo Community College this offseason and beat out the likes of LSU, Oregon and Cal State-Fullerton for the signature of Andrew Mistone. (more…) (February 15, 2012, Page 6)
Hailing from Allen, Texas, approximately an hour northeast of Fort Worth, Yarbrough was a frequenter of Texas Christian University’s stadium while playing summer ball growing up. (more…) (February 13, 2012, Page 2B)
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)
Ole Miss’ weekend rotation and closer spot heading into the season are set.
The role of nearly every other pitcher on the staff, however, is far from it.
Starting at the back end of the bullpen, Ole Miss will look to junior right-hander Brett Huber to reclaim his freshman form as the team’s closer. (February 8, 2012, Page 6)
Ole Miss’ weekend rotation will have a completely different look in more than one way when it takes the field for the first time at TCU on Feb. 17. Gone are Matt Crouse, Austin Wright and David Goforth, the familiar juniors that departed Oxford for the minor leagues following last season. (February 7, 2012, Page 8)
The Ole Miss baseball team’s march to opening day continued on Sunday with its fourth preseason intrasquad scrimmage.
One standout on the day was Dylan Chavez.
After struggling during the fall, the left-handed junior bounced back for the Rebels, allowing just two hits while striking out three in 4.2 shutout innings of work. (February 6, 2012, Page 4B)
The Ole Miss baseball team officially opened its preseason last Friday with a plethora of possibilities surrounding the team, both in the form of headlines and lineups.
Head coach Mike Bianco is looking for the Rebels to get the spring off to a good start. (January 31, 2012, Page 10)
Recently, current Oxford senior Luke Gibbs committed to play for the Rebels following in the cleat marks of his All-American grandfather, Jake, his father, Monte and his uncle, Dean. (November 15, 2011, Page 7)