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)
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)
BLOG: After holding on to take Game 1 on Friday night 3-2, the Rebels will be looking to claim their second SEC weekend series of the season today against Kentucky. First pitch is set for 4 p.m. (more…) (April 16, 2011)
BLOG: The rain has subsided, the field has dried and it appears the Diamond Rebels will be able to play Game 1 of their three-game series against the Kentucky Wildcats (17-17 overall, 2-10 SEC) after all.
First pitch for tonight is set for 6:30 p.m. at Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (April 15, 2011)
Riding a current three-game losing streak, the Ole Miss Diamond Rebels open a weekend series against the Lipscomb Bison (7-6 overall) tonight. (more…) (March 11, 2011)
After surrendering two runs in the top of the first inning, the No. 28 Diamond Rebels responded with six runs in the bottom of the frame and never relented, topping the Austin Peay Governors 11-3 at Oxford-University Stadium to complete the two-game sweep. (March 3, 2011, Page 6)
That was never more evident than in 2008, when the Rebels transitioned from Zack Cozart at shortstop to a combination of Sean Stuyverson, Tim Ferguson and Evan Button and the trio committed 27 errors.
The next two seasons, Ole Miss was lucky enough to have Kevin Mort restore order to the position and with any luck, the Rebels are hoping junior college transfer Blake Newalu will be an extension of Mort’s dependability. (February 16, 2011, Page 7)
COLUMN: Fans in attendance of Saturday’s 7-0 win for the current Rebel squad over the alumni team got a glimpse at what the backbone of Ole Miss’ pitching staff will likely resemble when the season opens on Feb. 18 against Wright State.
Against the professional Rebel squad — which, admittedly, for the most part had not faced live pitching in over four months — Ole Miss’ three likely weekend starters and closer allowed just two hits during nine innings of work. (more…) (February 7, 2011, Page 2B)