The first set of meetings that will be used to determine future schedules in all sports for the Southeastern Conference were conducted in a productive and positive matter according to Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone. (more…) (October 7, 2011, Page 7A)
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)
BLOG — According to information obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office, the organization known as Forward Rebels is no longer listed as a nonprofit organization. (more…) (September 30, 2011)
If the pressure surrounding the start of the Ole Miss football team this year was wearing on athletics director Pete Boone, he didn’t show it during his guest speaking engagement at the Rotary Club of Oxford on Tuesday afternoon. Boone was the featured speaker at the weekly lunch meeting held at the Oxford-University Club and his presentation to the members was well organized, informative and accomplished in a very positive manner. (more…) (September 28, 2011, Page 8)
There’s the Curse of the Bambino, the Curse of the Goat, the Sports Illustrated jinx, et cetera? Is there a Curse of the Rebels or something akin to that to add to the list. Editor Don Whitten’s not so sure, but he still examines the situation while taking a look at other “curses.” (September 28, 2011, Page 4)
The M-Club inducts a new class of former Ole Miss athletes and coaches each fall into its Hall of Fame, and Editor Don Whitten says members of this year’s class hold special meanings to him as a writer, fan and member of the community. (September 26, 2011, Page 4A)
Coming off of a 30-7 loss at Vanderbilt and another forgettable start to the football season, the questions during Houston Nutt’s weekly press conference at the Indoor Practice Facility blended what went wrong against the Commodores with what can be done to rectify mistakes moving forward. (more…) (September 20, 2011, Page 6)
The disappointment of last Saturday’s 30-7 loss to Vanderbilt by the Ole Miss Rebels and the impassioned feelings stemming from the setback subsided some Monday with an impromptu press conference from Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone at the Indoor Practice Facility.
Boone talked openly about his frustration following the Rebels’ most recent loss as well as his Sunday meeting with head coach Houston Nutt and his staff about where the team was headed moving forward. (September 20, 2011, Page 6)
BLOG — A political action committee with the goal of bringing Colonel Rebel back as the official mascot of Ole Miss got some positive news today when Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann certified an initiative to bring it to a potential public vote. (more…) (September 6, 2011)
With the 2011 football season kicking off in 39 days with BYU, Ole Miss Athletics and the UMAA Foundation announced Tuesday that season ticket sales are ahead of where they were at this same time a year ago.
“Not counting student tickets, we have already surpassed last year’s final number with more than five weeks until the season,” Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone said. “We want to thank the fans for this incredible support and we look forward to filling Vaught-Hemingway this fall.” (more…) (July 27, 2011, Page 6A)