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)
Ole Miss doesn’t know much about Louisiana-Lafayette other than what the scouting report tells it. It’s more than enough to give the Rebels an idea of just how potent the Ragin’ Cajuns bats are. (June 6, 2014, Page 6A)
Aaron Greenwood didn’t get it exactly right, but Ole Miss’ reliever wasn’t far off.
“I don’t know how long it’s been,” Greenwood said. “Forty or 50 years.”
The last time was 1972, but the point was clear: It’s been a while since the Rebels have been to the College World Series to play for a national title. (June 5, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss senior catcher Will Allen has been named one of three finalists for the Johnny Bench Award honoring the nation’s top collegiate catcher, it was announced by the Greater Wichita Sports Commission on Tuesday. (June 4, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss had to wait. And then wait some more.
But for the first time since 2009, the Rebels are headed back to a super regional. (June 3, 2014, Page 6)
A high schooler at the time, Scott Weathersby sat in the stands at Swayze Field watching Ole Miss play in the 2009 regional and hoped one day he would get to experience that atmosphere with the Rebels. (June 3, 2014, Page 6)
BLOG — It took nearly four hours, including an hour and 53 minute rain delay during the seventh inning, but Ole Miss defeated Washington 3-2 in 10 innings on Monday at Oxford-University Stadium to clinch the Oxford Regional championship. (more…) (June 2, 2014)
On a day when offense was hard to come by, Ole Miss needed its pitchers to be at their best.
They were, and now the Rebels are a win away from the super regionals. (June 2, 2014, Page 6)
Christian Trent had not pitched in a competitive game in more than two weeks and had been dealing with what he described as “arm fatigue” last weekend during the Southeastern Conference Tournament. (June 2, 2014, Page 6)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A total of seven Ole Miss athletes qualified for the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, highlighted by six Rebels advancing on Saturday, the final day of the NCAA East Preliminary. (June 2, 2014, Page 7)