BLOG: The No. 14 Diamond Rebels will look to carry over Friday’s good all-around performance today when they host the Houston Cougars for the second of a three-game set.
Friday, the Rebels scored six runs on eight singles in the first inning and cruised to an 8-0 victory. It was the second time the Rebels (11-2 overall) have shut out an opponent this season.
(more…) (March 10, 2012)
BLOG: The Diamond Rebels will get their spring break started tonight with the first of a three-game set against the Houston Cougars.
First pitch tonight is set for 6:30 p.m. (more…)
(March 9, 2012)
With Southeastern Conference play right around the corner, the No. 14 Ole Miss Rebels will get one last tuneup before conference play this weekend by hosting the Houston Cougars. (more…) (March 9, 2012, Page 6A)
Tuesday’s game against the UT-Martin Skyhawks provided Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco with his third opportunity this season to empty his bench as the No. 14 Rebels rolled to a 20-4 victory at Oxford-University Stadium. (March 7, 2012, Page 7)
Due to the injury to sophomore Will Allen, and Taylor Hightower no longer being a member of the team, the Rebels only have freshman Austin Knight and junior college transfer Kody Sepulveda as catchers on the roster.
Overbey has been working in practice at catcher because of the dwindling numbers behind the plate, so Bianco opted to give the corner infielder some game action against UT-Martin. (March 7, 2012, Page 7)
Almost 24 hours after he made what can now be referred to as “the catch,” Ole Miss third baseman Andrew Mistone is still fielding questions regarding his acrobatic snag that altered Sunday’s outcome in the Rebels’ favor.
For starters, Mistone doesn’t recall being able to see the contact made and then thinking to himself he better dive to his left with his glove open just right or a run will score.
The catch he made was all instinctual. (March 6, 2012, Page 6)
As recently as 2009, Brett Basham was wearing Ole Miss’ red and blue while playing baseball for the Rebels.
Fast forward to 2012 and Basham finds himself in a spot he couldn’t have predicted while he was in Oxford.
The former Rebel is now an assistant coach for the LSU-Eunice Bengals. (March 6, 2012, Page 7)
Ole Miss pitcher Mike Mayers closed his eyes when he heard the muted ping resonate off the bat of Miami (Ohio) center fielder Alex Johnson.
Austin Knight didn’t pick the circumstance in which he made his first collegiate start, but he did make the most of his chances this weekend behind the plate for Ole Miss. (more…) (March 5, 2012, Page 8A)
BLOG: It all comes down to today.
After errors and an early deficit cost the No. 16 Rebels in Game 1 of the three-game series on Friday, Ole Miss came roaring back on Saturday to split the series and set up a winner-takes-all game today at Oxford-University Stadium.
First pitch is set for just after 1:30 p.m. (more…) (March 4, 2012)