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)
The first day for high school football prospects to sign with college programs may be 11 months away, but Lafayette quarterback Jeremy Liggins is already starting to investigate schools that have offered him a scholarship. Liggins, a rising senior for the Commodores, will be in Tuscaloosa, Ala., this weekend to take part in Alabama’s Junior Day activities. (more…) (March 4, 2011, Page 6A)
Lost for nearly a month due to a concussion, senior guard Kayla Melson didn’t hold back in her return to the hardwood on Sunday at Mississippi State’s Humphrey Coliseum. (more…) (February 28, 2011, Page 6)
Sophomore forward Renardo Sidney may not want to talk with the print media following Mississippi State’s games, but his aversion of discussing his skills in public is not lost on Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy or his Rebels. (more…) (February 21, 2011, Page 6)
BLOG — Ole Miss’ momentum heading into Saturday’s game against Mississippi State was short lived as the Bulldogs defeated the Rebels 71-58 at Humphrey Coliseum. (more…) (February 19, 2011)
COLUMN — Wednesday’s revelation that the 130-year old oak trees that serve as the centerpiece of yearly celebrations at Auburn started me think about where the rivalry between Ole Miss and Mississippi State is really at right now. (more…) (February 18, 2011)
An opportunity to gain a measure of revenge as well as improve their position in the Southeastern Conference Western Division standings is what the Ole Miss Rebels can gain from a win over Mississippi State. The two teams meet for the final time in the regular season at Humphrey Coliseum Saturday afternoon and both looking to gain ground on each other in the race to be the No. 2 seed in next month’s SEC Tournament.
Ole Miss (17-9 overall, 5-6 SEC) lost 69-64 to MSU in the second game of the season in Oxford. Since that loss, the Rebels have been slowly improving on the interior offensively and may be in a better position to deal with the Bulldogs (13-12, 5-6), who have lost two straight entering the contest. (February 18, 2011, Page 6A)
National Signing Day has been a big part of Jamie Newberg’s life for the past 20 years. The national football recruiting analyst, who lives in Tampa, Fla., is currently working for ESPN and will be a main member of the network’s coverage team on Wednesday. (more…) (January 28, 2011, Page 6A)