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Boone: 2010 a ‘bump in the road’

BLOG: Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone met with members of the media Thursday morning to discuss issues related to Rebel athletics.

(more…) (June 16, 2011)

League may ditch hoops divisions

DESTIN, Fla. (AP)—Football dominates talk at the SEC meetings, but there is plenty of basketball news on the agenda, too.

Some of it will involve Ole Miss and Mississippi State competing for championships. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 2B)

Ole Miss teams have strong APR numbers

Ole Miss’ lack of success on the fields and courts this past season did not transfer over to the classroom as eight teams posted perfect scores on the NCAA’s Academic Progress Report released on Tuesday. (more…) (May 25, 2011, Page 6)

Kennedy gives perspective on OM program

Evaluation is an important part of a college coach’s postseason and a clear, more efficient plan that will help the Ole Miss Rebels make the NCAA Tournament is what Andy Kennedy is hoping to accomplish over the upcoming offseason. (more…) (March 25, 2011, Page 6A)

Boone: Ole Miss making progress towards a new arena

A comprehensive plan to update the 45-year-old C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum has continued to take shape over the last few days.

Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone confirmed Thursday that university officials have given permission to continue forward with a plan that would see the men’s and women’s basketball arena updated and enhanced in one form or another.

Boone said Thursday after Ole Miss’ win over South Carolina that the UMAA Foundation met with Larry Sparks, Ole Miss’ Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, a little over a year ago about the future of the “Tad Pad” and how improving the aged facility would not only benefit the athletics department, but the overall university student body. (March 11, 2011, Page 6A)

BLOG: Lady Rebs’ trip to NJ grounded

After having already pushed their flight back a day due to snowy conditions in the Northeast, the Ole Miss women’s basketball team has canceled its trip to Jersey City, New Jersey to participate in the St. Peter’s College Holiday Classic. (more…) (December 28, 2010)

Letters to the Editor

M.E. King writes to give a bit more information about a recent incident connected with the Ole Miss-Mississippi State football game and to call for the Southeastern Conference to ban cowbells once and for all. (December 13, 2010, Page 4A)

Bear named UM mascot

So long Colonel Rebel. Hello Rebel Black Bear.

The Rebel Mascot Selection Committee announced this morning that the Rebel Black Bear will be the new on-field mascot for the Ole Miss Rebels. The bear now becomes the official mascot, replacing Colonel Reb, who was removed as the on-field mascot seven years ago and whose image was officially retired this summer.

The selection committee made the recommendation to University of Mississippi leaders Wednesday night following a thorough analysis of the latest poll of Ole Miss students, faculty, staff, alumni and season ticket holders (October 14, 2010, Page 1)

Masoli cleared to play

Ole Miss fans are happy again, transfer quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has been cleared to play. Three days after the NCAA originally ruled the former Oregon QB ineligible to play this season for the Rebels, the NCAA Division I Subcommittee for Legislative Relief overturned the original decision today. (more…) (September 3, 2010)

NCAA says Masoli can’t play this year

The anticipation of seeing quarterback Jeremiah Masoli take a snap in Ole Miss’ season opener against Jacksonville State Saturday turned into dismay Tuesday afternoon as the NCAA denied his waiver to play this season.

The NCAA said in a statement released Tuesday that while Masoli can continue to practice with the team, continue his graduate level studies and receive financial aid, he would not be eligible to play until 2011 because of his dismissal from the team at Oregon. (September 1, 2010, Page 6)

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