LAFAYETTE, La. — Before this season, OIe Miss coach Mike Bianco had led four different Ole Miss teams to an NCAA super regional. None of them got to the College World Series.
That’s not the case any more and it’s because the 2014 Rebels did what they had to do to overcome adversity and mistakes. They did it again Monday in a 10-4 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette that earned them a trip to the CWS. (June 10, 2014, Page 6)
LAFAYETTE, La. — Ole Miss exorcised some postseason demons on Monday night, advancing to the College World Series with a 10-4 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette in Game 3 of the Lafayette Super Regional at “Tigue” Moore Field. (more…) (June 9, 2014)
Aaron Greenwood didn’t get it exactly right, but Ole Miss’ reliever wasn’t far off.
“I don’t know how long it’s been,” Greenwood said. “Forty or 50 years.”
The last time was 1972, but the point was clear: It’s been a while since the Rebels have been to the College World Series to play for a national title. (June 5, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss had to wait. And then wait some more.
But for the first time since 2009, the Rebels are headed back to a super regional. (June 3, 2014, Page 6)
A high schooler at the time, Scott Weathersby sat in the stands at Swayze Field watching Ole Miss play in the 2009 regional and hoped one day he would get to experience that atmosphere with the Rebels. (June 3, 2014, Page 6)
BLOG — It took nearly four hours, including an hour and 53 minute rain delay during the seventh inning, but Ole Miss defeated Washington 3-2 in 10 innings on Monday at Oxford-University Stadium to clinch the Oxford Regional championship. (more…) (June 2, 2014)
HOOVER, Ala. — Like he has all season, Chris Ellis gave Ole Miss a chance. But the Rebels’ offense didn’t have much of one against Chris Oliver. (May 22, 2014, Page 6)
HOOVER, Ala. — Chris Ellis did what Chris Ellis does.
Ole Miss’ right-hander went deep in Wednesday’s game against Arkansas, pitching into seventh inning for the ninth time this season. He scattered seven hits and allowed just two runs, the 15th time in 16 starts he’s allowed three runners or less to cross home plate. (May 22, 2014, Page 6)
HOOVER, Ala. — Like he has all season, Chris Ellis gave Ole Miss a chance. But Chris Oliver was better. (more…) (May 21, 2014)
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Rebels left nothing to chance on Friday night, claiming the SEC Western Division championship and locking up the second overall seed in this week’s SEC Tournament as No. 11 Ole Miss (40-16, 19-11 SEC) defeated Texas A&M (33-23, 14-16) by a score of 4-2 at Blue Bell Park. (May 19, 2014, Page 8)