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.
As of right now the Diamond Rebels are in a neck-and-neck race with a slew of other Southeastern Conference foes for the right to play in the conference’s eight-team tournament in Hoover, Ala. at the end of the year.
That tournament also means admission into the NCAA Tournament, which is why this weekend’s series at Auburn should take on added meaning.
That may not be the case, however, according to Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco. (more…) (April 21, 2011, Page 6)
PEARL — Amidst chants of “MAROON. WHITE. MAROON. WHITE.” and the clanging of cowbells the final two Ole Miss batters were retired at Trustmark Park on Tuesday night.
Mississippi State fans had plenty of reasons to cause a comotion after earning a 6-1 victory over the Rebels to re-claim the Governor’s Cup trophy for the first time since 2009. (more…) (April 20, 2011, Page 4B)
What stood out was the fact that all three games were close and the Rebels (23-14 overall) were still able to prevail. (April 19, 2011, Page 1B)
When Brett Huber struck out Kentucky catcher Luke Maile to preserve the 6-5 victory at Oxford-University Stadium on Sunday, the Rebels found themselves in unfamiliar territory — with a Southeastern Conference sweep, the first for the team since taking three games in Starkville last season.
It’s a feeling the Rebels sound like they could get used to, as the win puts them in a three-way tie with Alabama and Arkansas for first in the SEC West and fifth overall. (April 18, 2011, Page 1B)
Relying on a freshman closer can sometimes equate to living on the wild side.
Ole Miss skipper Mike Bianco learned that last season when the Rebels turned to Brett Huber to close out games with Jake Morgan shelved due to Tommy John surgery. (more…) (April 18, 2011, Page 1B)
First pitch for today is set for 1:30 p.m. (more…) (April 17, 2011)
Carl Lafferty may need to get to engraving.
Since taking a visit to Oxford in late February, Stryker Trahan has known he wanted to be a Rebel.
In the ultimate game of back-and-forth, Adam Doleac’s two-run single through the left side of the infield in the top of the 12th inning ended up being the difference as the Southern Miss Golden Eagles defeated Ole Miss 8-6 at Trustmark Park late Tuesday evening. (more…) (April 13, 2011, Page 8)
Sunday’s ninth inning performance wasn’t a save situation, but with Jake Morgan’s future still uncertain and the struggles of Brett Huber at the end of games, Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco wanted to see how the Virginia native could handle pitching at the end of games. (more…) (April 12, 2011, Page 1B)