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)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference women’s golf coaches, including Ole Miss head golf coach Michele Drinkard, received the SEC Sportsmanship Award, it was announced by the SEC on Thursday. (June 20, 2014, Page 7A)
OMAHA, Neb. — Ole Miss is one of five teams still playing in the College World Series. Some more production from the Rebels’ bats would go a long way in keeping it that way.
It’s been a rare struggle through the first two games in Omaha for an Ole Miss offense that led the Southeastern Conference in average during the regular season. (June 19, 2014, Page 6)
OMAHA, Neb. — Ole Miss’ baseball season isn’t over yet.
Pinch hitter John Gatlin delivered a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Rebels staved off elimination at the College World Series with a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech on Tuesday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park. (June 18, 2014, Page 1B)
OMAHA, Neb. — Even during his biggest at-bat of the season, John Gatlin’s mind wasn’t solely focused on baseball. (June 18, 2014, Page 1B)
OMAHA, Neb. — Christian Trent has been here before.
Trent toed the rubber in Game 2 of the Lafayette Super Regional with Ole Miss needing a win to keep its season alive and helped turn the momentum of the series with a strong showing in the Rebels’ 5-2 win. (June 17, 2014, Page 2B)
NEW ORLEANS – Headlined by NCAA pole vault champion Sam Kendricks of Oxford, three Ole Miss athletes were recognized as USTFCCCA All-Americans for the 2014 outdoor track and field season Monday. (June 17, 2014, Page 3B)
OMAHA, Neb. — Offense was hard to come by for Ole Miss and Virginia Sunday night. But the Rebels’ arms gave Virginia a few more chances.
Now Ole Miss’ season is on the brink.
Mike Papi delivered a walk-off RBI double in the ninth inning, and Ole Miss dropped its opening game of the College World Series with a 2-1 loss to Virginia in front of 23,393 fans at TD Ameritrade Park. (June 16, 2014, Page 6)
OMAHA, Neb. — Stats don’t always tell the whole story, but they should have been a pretty good indicator of how Ole Miss’ game against Virginia was going to play out.
It’s no surprise Sunday’s College World Series opener for both teams lacked offense for most of the night. In a game that could have gone either way, Virginia came out on top 2-1 (June 16, 2014, Page 6)
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.