AROUND THE NET: This has been a long time coming and is probably well over due.
In an effort to better keep y’all in the know with all things related to Ole Miss, Oxford High, Lafayette High and Water Valley High athletics, I’m going to attempt to blog more regularly in the form of an “around the net” entry. (more…) (November 28, 2011)
Saturday’s end to the regular season in college football produced several coaching moves on Sunday. As Ole Miss’ search committee, led by Archie Manning, moved forward with the vetting process, several head coaching jobs in college football opened up that may impact the Rebels’ candidate list. (more…) (November 28, 2011, Page 1B)
There will be lots of news coming out about who the next Ole Miss football coach will, or might, be. Editor Don Whitten recalls a time during his sports writing days when coaching searches were very open and even involved interviews with the media. (November 28, 2011, Page 4A)
Larry Fedora, Hugh Freeze and Gus Malzhan, three men in their 40s, have emerged as hot names in ongoing coaching searches, including Ole Miss’. (November 17, 2011, Page 6)
BLOG: During a coaching search any news or mention of the university is, well, news.
This morning former Michigan and West Virginia coach Rich Rodriguez was a guest on the Tim Brando Show. (more…) (November 15, 2011)
A week after announcing Houston Nutt would not be back to coach the Ole Miss Rebels in 2012, the search to find Nutt’s replacement continues to take shape.
One of the biggest coaching names that has been associated with the search in some fashion is former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach, who has emerged as one of the fan favorites. Leach, who went 2-1 against the Rebels during his time at Texas Tech, has been out of coaching since the end of the 2009 season. He is currently living in Key West, Fla., and co-hosting a daily radio show, “College Football Playbook” with Jack Arute. (more…) (November 15, 2011, Page 6)
BLOG: Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt appeared on the Tim Brando Show yesterday and amidst a variety of topics, briefly discussed what the Rebels will need in their next head coach. (more…) (November 9, 2011)
After about a week’s worth of well-sourced rumors made the rounds on the Internet over the course of the past week, Ole Miss officially announced the hire of Cliff Godwin as the baseball program’s next hitting coach on Tuesday evening.
Between the Major League Baseball draft and the coaching search, Bianco hasn’t exactly had a lot of down time. (June 9, 2011, Page 6)
The search for Bradley Roberson’s replacement as Oxford High baseball coach accelerated over the last few days. The job was officially posted on the school’s website, Oxford.k12.ms.us, on Thursday while a survey is available for the public to fill out on what characteristics and qualities they think the new OHS baseball coach should possess. (May 12, 2010, Page 9)