Ole Miss players and coaches have been swarmed with phone calls, texts and social media messages congratulating them on making it this far. But their focus has now shifted to the business at hand in Omaha.
In 1956, Ole Miss made its first trip to Omaha in school history. While the team did not win the national championship, Buddy Chain managed to leave his mark in the College World Series record books.
LAFAYETTE, La. — The wait is over.
Ole Miss exorcised some postseason demons Monday night, advancing to the College World Series with a 10-4 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette in Game 3 of the Lafayette Super Regional at “Tigue” Moore Field. (June 10, 2014, Page 6)
LAFAYETTE, La. — Before this season, OIe Miss coach Mike Bianco had led four different Ole Miss teams to an NCAA super regional. None of them got to the College World Series.
That’s not the case any more and it’s because the 2014 Rebels did what they had to do to overcome adversity and mistakes. They did it again Monday in a 10-4 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette that earned them a trip to the CWS. (June 10, 2014, Page 6)
Lafayette, La. — Let’s face it. Ole Miss baseball has spoiled it fans.
Sports Editor Davis Potter takes a look back at how this year’s team has rewarded them, however, especially with the run to the program’s first trip to the College World Series since 1972. (June 10, 2014, Page 6)
Former Ole Miss hoops standout Todd Abernethy has joined the Rebel basketball staff as coordinator of recruiting development, head coach Andy Kennedy announced Monday. (June 10, 2014, Page 7)
LAFAYETTE, La. — A late offensive surge has Ole Miss on the cusp of ending its Omaha drought. (June 9, 2014, Page 6)
LAFAYETTE, La. — There was no escaping the magnitude of the moment.
The only choice Ole Miss had Sunday if it wanted to extend its season was to win. The Rebels were humbled in a 9-5 loss in the opening game of the Lafayette Super Regional on Saturday, putting their season on the verge of extinction.
It didn’t bother Christian Trent. (June 9, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss had a record-setting weekend in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. (June 9, 2014, Page 6)
Two wins away.
That is how close and how far No. 12 Ole Miss is from reaching the College World Series for the first time since 1972. The Rebels first must go through No. 1 Louisana-Lafayette in the Lafayette, La., Super Regional to punch their ticket. (June 6, 2014, Page 6A)