After hitting .285 last season in 48 games, Hightower has seen his batting average sky rocket almost 100 points heading into this weekend’s home series against Kentucky.
Prior to practice earlier this week Hightower credited his .375 batting average to being more aggressive at the plate. (April 15, 2011, Page 8A)
Carl Lafferty may need to get to engraving.
Since taking a visit to Oxford in late February, Stryker Trahan has known he wanted to be a Rebel.
In the ultimate game of back-and-forth, Adam Doleac’s two-run single through the left side of the infield in the top of the 12th inning ended up being the difference as the Southern Miss Golden Eagles defeated Ole Miss 8-6 at Trustmark Park late Tuesday evening. (more…) (April 13, 2011, Page 8)
A year ago Gavin Cecchini seemed like he was all set to remain in-state and head to LSU.
The standout shortstop from Barbe High School in Lake Charles, La., had verbally committed to the Tigers as a sophomore and was going to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, Garin. (more…) (April 13, 2011, Page 9)
BLOG: Former Ole Miss closer and slugger Stephen Head appears to have caught on with the Colorado Rockies organization. (more…) (April 12, 2011)
Sunday’s ninth inning performance wasn’t a save situation, but with Jake Morgan’s future still uncertain and the struggles of Brett Huber at the end of games, Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco wanted to see how the Virginia native could handle pitching at the end of games. (more…) (April 12, 2011, Page 1B)
Facing its first Southeastern Conference series sweep since Auburn took three in Oxford last May, Wright limited Georgia to three runs in 6.0 innings to help the Rebels earn a 12-7 victory at Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 1B)
After receiving five plate appearances through the first 30 games of the season, Poole, a freshman outfielder from Calhoun, Ga., was awarded his first start of the season on Friday against Georgia and made head coach Mike Bianco look like a smart guy. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 1B)