It’s one thing to be a freshman and receive regular playing time, but it’s a completely different animal to receive sporadic pinch hit opportunities during your first season in the Southeastern Conference.
After coming to Ole Miss during the summer with a slugger’s reputation, freshman Sikes Orvis has been relegated to the latter role due in large part to some of the upperclassmen ahead of him on the depth chart, which is why what he accomplished Saturday is all the more special. (more…) (May 15, 2012, Page 6)
STARKVILLE—Players say hits are contagious.
The No. 22 Ole Miss Rebels set out Sunday looking to carry over their momentum from the previous two days and in doing so claim a series sweep over No. 17 Arkansas at Oxford-University Stadium.
Instead, the Razorbacks jumped on Ole Miss early en route to an 11-3 victory. (April 23, 2012, Page 1B)
BLOG: Having spit the first two games of the three-game set, No. 12 Ole Miss and Auburn head into today’s finale looking to claim the series.
First pitch at Oxford-University Stadium is set for 1:30 p.m. (more…) (March 18, 2012)
Tuesday’s game against the UT-Martin Skyhawks provided Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco with his third opportunity this season to empty his bench as the No. 14 Rebels rolled to a 20-4 victory at Oxford-University Stadium. (March 7, 2012, Page 7)
Due to the injury to sophomore Will Allen, and Taylor Hightower no longer being a member of the team, the Rebels only have freshman Austin Knight and junior college transfer Kody Sepulveda as catchers on the roster.
Overbey has been working in practice at catcher because of the dwindling numbers behind the plate, so Bianco opted to give the corner infielder some game action against UT-Martin. (March 7, 2012, Page 7)
After laying dormant for the previous four innings, the Rebels came to life in the bottom of the eighth, scoring five runs on six singles to claim a 7-2 victory over Memphis. (more…) (February 29, 2012, Page 7)
One is a gift stemming from his 6-foot-6, 215-pound frame that results in epic, moon-shot home runs.
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)
On Tuesday it was announced that a large portion of the five-year deal involves the MLB Draft, which, in turn, could impact the Ole Miss Rebels and the rest of the college baseball world. (more…) (November 23, 2011, Page 6A)