COLUMN: The Ole Miss community gets its fair share of participation in most of the national conversations surrounding college athletics, but none of the years-long tumult involving conference realignment has been much in the way of concerning to the Rebels. (more…) (May 2, 2013, Page 9)
On the one year anniversary of his introduction, Ross Bjork’s contract as Ole Miss Athletics Director has been extended to reach the state maximum of four years while his base salary will increase from $400,000 to $460,000 annually, it was announced Thursday.
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Ole Miss Senior Executive Associate A.D. John Hartwell will be named Director of Athletics at Troy University Friday at 11 a.m. in a press conference at the Rane Auditorium in the Tine Davis Fieldhouse. (more…) (September 13, 2012, Page 9)
Ole Miss athletics recorded 10 single-year perfect 1000 scores and two teams had multi-year perfect 1000 scores in the latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) report released by the NCAA Wednesday. (more…) (June 21, 2012, Page 7)
Editor Don Whitten writes about using the past to learn lessons, to deal with the present and to make plans for the future, and points out that Ole Miss officials are having to deal with the plusses and minuses of that while searching for a new football coach. (November 16, 2011, Page 4)
VIDEO BLOG: Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone and Dan Jones both talk about the decision to not retain Houston Nutt as the program’s head coach after this season. (more…) (November 9, 2011)
The Ole Miss athletics director appears to have been telling the truth.
On Monday, Boone reaffirmed his statement by announcing that he plans to step aside as athletics director no later than Dec. 2012. (November 8, 2011, Page 8)
Jim Shollenberger writes to say that, from his point of view, the scathing criticism of Ole Miss Athletic Director Pete Boone doesn’t make a lot of sense. (October 19, 2011, Page 4)
OHS swimming coach Rebecca Van Oostendorp and parents of team swim members write to thank Bubba Robinson and others with the Oxford Park Commission for making their recent home meet a big success, while Nathan A. Yow writes to question the approach the University of Mississippi appears to have in deciding who to accept donations from. (October 4, 2011, Page 4)