HOOVER, Ala. — The Rebels are hurting, and in a big way.
A week ago Ole Miss was coming off of a three-game sweep of Tennessee and even felt like there was an outside shot of a host spot in the upcoming NCAA Tournament if they didn’t sputter down the stretch. (May 23, 2012, Page 6A)
JONESBORO, Ark. — Zach Kirksey hit his 13th home run of the season, a two-run shot to give the No. 25 Ole Miss Rebels the early lead, but a big fifth inning from the Red Wolves proved to be too much to overcome as the Rebels lost 10-5 to Arkansas State. Ole Miss fell to 34-19 with the loss, while ASU improved to 29-21. (May 16, 2012, Page 6)
PEARL — Josh Laxer looked like a completely different pitcher Tuesday.
Prior to Tuesday’s game, Ole Miss pitching coach Carl Lafferty sat the former Madison Central product down to have a talk.
The freshman had not had the ideal start to his collegiate career, allowing 10 earned runs and five walks in 16.1 innings.
Lafferty told Laxer to let loose. Remember how you pitched for the Jaguars, Lafferty asked. Pitch like that. (May 2, 2012, Page 6)
ATHENS, Ga. — The No. 18 Ole Miss Rebels led for most of their game with Georgia, but a six-run eighth inning from the Bulldogs put things out of reach as the Rebels lost 8-4 in the Southeastern Conference series opener on Thursday night at Foley Field. (April 13, 2012, Page 6A)
The No. 18 Ole Miss Rebels made the most of their two seven-inning games against Central Arkansas on Tuesday.
After holding on to claim the first game 2-1, the Rebels rolled to a 4-0 victory in the second game. (April 11, 2012, Page 8)
No. 10 Ole Miss may have had Tuesday’s game against Southern Miss rained out, but the Rebels still won’t have a chance to take a breath. (April 6, 2012, Page 8A)
After playing at South Carolina today, the No. 14 Ole Miss men’s tennis returns to action at home against No. 11 Florida Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center/Galtney Courts. (March 23, 2012, Page 6A)
After struggling to string together complete outings in their last three games, the No. 17 Rebels will head to Alabama this weekend in hopes of a better fate. (March 23, 2012, Page 7A)
Shaking up the depth chart comes with the territory when discussing a coaching change.
Players who were starters under the former regime are forced to re-prove themselves. And those who may have once been buried on the depth chart are given a fresh start. (March 23, 2012, Page 7A)
Ole Miss’ transition on the football field will officially get a jump start today when the Rebels take the practice field with first-year head coach Hugh Freeze for the first time. The next 15 days are expected to be a time of learning, not only for the players but the coaching staff as well. (March 23, 2012, Page 7A)