BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Ole Miss announced on Monday that BL Harbert International has been awarded the $68.9 million contract to build the new Ole Miss Arena. The approximately 230,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to begin construction immediately. (June 25, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss head softball coach Mike Smith rounded out his coaching staff Tuesday by naming Sharon Palma as the team’s assistant coach and pitching coach. The former professional pitcher of the Carolina Diamonds in the National Pro Fastpitch League was an assistant coach at Florida International for the 2014 season. (June 25, 2014, Page 6)
After racking up Southeastern Conference and NCAA titles, Ole Miss pole vaulter Sam Kendricks is looking to add one more accolade this year: USA champion. Kendricks will be competing at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, Calif., this weekend. (June 24, 2014, Page 8)
John Gatlin hasn’t pitched in a game since he was in junior college. But that’s exactly what the Houston Astros want the Ole Miss senior to do.
Gatlin signed a free agent contract with the Astros on Monday as a pitcher. He will report to the Astros’ rookie team in the Gulf Coast League in Florida later this week. (June 24, 2014, Page 8)
OMAHA, Neb. — The weather extended Ole Miss’ stay at the College World Series another day. Virginia made sure the Rebels didn’t hang around any longer. (June 23, 2014, Page 6)
OMAHA, Neb. — Ole Miss fell short of its ultimate goal at the College World Series. For the Rebels’ seniors — and some upperclassmen who may not be around next year — the experience did not. (June 23, 2014, Page 6)
A recurring theme among those who attended Friday’s retirement celebration for Ole Miss men’s tennis head coach Billy Chadwick was family. His Ole Miss family honored the hall of fame coach by naming court one the “Billy Chadwick Center Court.” (June 23, 2014, Page 7)
OMAHA, Neb. — Ole Miss is one of the last four teams playing college baseball.
The Rebels stayed alive at the College World Series with a 6-4 victory over TCU Thursday night at TD Ameritrade Park. The win moved Ole Miss into the finals of its half of the bracket for another matchup with Virginia tonight at 7. (June 20, 2014, Page 6A)
OMAHA, Neb. — Ole Miss’ offense returned to its normal self Thursday night.
The Rebels pounded out 11 hits, four of them going for extra bases, in their 6-4 win over TCU that bought them another day at the College World Series. The final tally was five more than Ole Miss had in its first two tournament games combined. (June 20, 2014, Page 6A)
The Board of Trustees of State Institute of Higher Learning approved three requests from the University of Mississippi on Thursday. The requests include a new name for the Basketball Practice Facility and changes to the football practice fields and the Gillom Sports Center. (June 20, 2014, Page 7A)