The Ole Miss Diamond Rebels will step away from their Southeastern Conference schedule tonight to face the red-hot No. 20 Southern Miss Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg.
Over their last four games, USM (18-5 overall) is averaging 14.5 runs per game and scored 43 in its three-game series victory against Tulane last weekend. (March 30, 2011, Page 6)
Ole Miss’ Austin Wright turned in a solid performance on the mound Sunday and the offense kicked into gear as Rebels shut out Tennessee 8-0 to claim the three-game series. Ole Miss (18-7 overall, 3-3 in the Southeastern Conference) defeated the Volunteers 6-1 on Friday night. Tennessee (18-6, 2-4 SEC) claimed Saturday’s game 6-4. (more…) (March 28, 2011, Page 1B)
With the immediate future of closer Jake Morgan somewhat unknown because of his recent injury, it was important for Brett Huber to have a strong showing against Samford on Tuesday — which he did. (more…)
Christian Helsel has had enough of the snow.
Living in Altoona, Penn., Helsel has seen his fair share of snow. So much so that when TCU announced in November that it was joining the Big East — effective July 1, 2012 — he de-committed from the Horned Frogs and immediately called Ole Miss recruiting coordinator Carl Lafferty to let him know he was interested in the Rebels. (more…) (March 22, 2011, Page 8)
In a statement released by the university at 11 a.m., Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco said Morgan’s MRI came back clean, “but what the x-rays found was some AC joint irritation.” (more…) (March 22, 2011, Page 8)
Despite what Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco considered an improved day at the plate on Sunday, the Rebels were unable to claim their first Southeastern Conference series of the season, falling to Alabama 6-4.
Ole Miss fell behind early to the Tide and was never able to get within two runs of their SEC-West rival. (March 21, 2011, Page 1B)
A pinch of scoring and the dominant pitching performances of Matt Crouse and Jake Morgan was all the Ole Miss Rebels needed on Friday to claim a 4-0 victory over the Alabama Tide at Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (March 21, 2011, Page 2B)