With the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament coming up in just a few weeks, Editor Don Whitten wonders if it isn’t time to consider changing the format for the eight-team tournament since most coaches and players don’t want to play the five or six games it usually takes to win the title because they’re already looking ahead to the NCAA tourney. (May 13, 2011, Page 4A)
BLOG — TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A fast start to the first half by Alabama and a great defensive effort throughout on Ole Miss senior guard Chris Warren were just two of the reasons why the Crimson Tide posted a 74-64 win over the Rebels Saturday. (more…) (February 12, 2011)
Remember Peggy – the dog that came home after being missing for several years? News Editor Jonathan Scott has been asked about the wirehaired terrier numerous times since relating that story a year ago, and today he updates all of those concerned on Peggy’s progress in the Scott home. (December 10, 2010, Page 4A)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen was asked just a few minutes ago at SEC Media Days why he refers to Ole Miss as the school up North. (more…) (July 21, 2010)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — In a little over a week, the unofficial start of football in the Southeastern Conference will get underway at the annual SEC Media Days, which is also known as Kickoff 2010. (more…) (July 13, 2010)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Former Lafayette High School baseball standout Justin Woodall said this morning he was excited about his future with the Tampa Bay Rays organization. Woodall was picked by the Rays in the 26th round of Major League Baseball draft on Tuesday despite not pitching for four seasons while at Alabama.
(more…) (June 9, 2010)
While the Square is no stranger to dogs and their owners during the day, another breed of four-legged friends have been sharing the sidewalks and streets with the usual nighttime crowds.
Oxford Police Department’s Mounted Patrol has been out and about the Square since being approved by the Oxford Board of Aldermen earlier this year. (May 28, 2010, Page 1B)
Ole Miss players were looking forward to the chance for a rematch with the Auburn Tigers in the SEC Baseball Tournament after getting swept by Auburn in their regular season series, and now they get that chance in an elimination game this afternoon at 3 in Hoover, Ala. (May 28, 2010, Page 6A)
Alabama pitcher Nathan Kilcrease may be small in size at 5-foot-6, but he’s a giant against Ole Miss as he proved Thursday in leading the Crimson Tide to a 6-3 win over Ole Miss in the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament in Hoover, Ala.
The Rebels dropped into the losers’ bracket for a 3 p.m. game today against Auburn, while Alabama is off until Saturday in action at Regions Park. (May 28, 2010, Page 6A)
Drew Pomeranz showed why he was named pitcher of the year as he threw seven shutout innings for Ole Miss in Wednesday’s opener with South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament in Hoover, Ala. Reliver Brett Huber finished the game for a save and Miles Hamblin’s two-run homer in the third inning was the big blast in the Rebels’ 3-0 victory.
Ole Miss joined Alabama, LSU and Vanderbilt as opening-day winners in the tournament at Regions Park. The Rebels will play Alabama today at 4:30 p.m. The winner will get Friday off, while the loser will face the Auburn-South Carolina winner in a 3 p.m. contest Friday. (May 27, 2010, Page 6)