COLUMN: A perfect ending to a near flawless season is the best way to describe Sam Kendricks’ sophomore campaign at Ole Miss. A little over a week ago, the former Oxford High standout was crowned the NCAA pole vault champion, the first for an Ole Miss athelte. Kendricks’ victory also garnered 10 of the 24 points Ole Miss earned at the University of Oregon, a total that ensured its best national ranking in school history. (June 14, 2013, Page 6A)
With his winning clearance of 18 feet, 8.25 inches, the former Oxford High standout and Oxford native became the first person in school history to win an NCAA title in the pole vault. (more…) (June 6, 2013, Page 6)
Four athletes will represent the Red and Blue of Ole Miss today through Saturday at the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.
The city known as “Track Town USA” will host the NCAA finals for the 11th time (since 1962) at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.
Ole Miss athletes claimed 11 individual titles, led by big marks from Sam Kendricks and Isiah Young, in the Ole Miss Invitational held Saturday at the Ole Miss Track & Field Complex. (more…) (April 15, 2013, Page 10)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — All three Ole Miss athletes competing at this weekend’s NCAA Indoor Championships scored points as the 2013 indoor season came to a close at the Randal Tyson Track Center. (more…) (March 11, 2013, Page 4B)
BLOG — Former Oxford High standout Sam Kendricks finished third in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships to earn All-American status Friday night. (more…) (March 9, 2013)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A record-breaking pole vault performance by former Oxford High standout Sam Kendricks highlighted a strong showing by the Ole Miss track and field team at the Blazer Invite on Friday. The meet was hosted by UAB at the Birmingham CrossPlex. (more…) (January 14, 2013, Page 7)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Sam Kendricks broke his own school record in the pole vault to lead Ole Miss to a strong performance in its first meet of the 2012-13 track & field season, the Panther Indoor Icebreaker hosted by Birmingham-Southern. (more…) (December 3, 2012, Page 4B)