Arkansas State may have scored first, but No. 20 Ole Miss scored eight times after that to knock off the visiting Red Wolves 8-1 in their home opener. The lopsided victory allowed for eight players to make their Ole Miss debuts at Oxford-University Stadium. (February 22, 2012, Page 6)
Ole Miss’ weekend rotation and closer spot heading into the season are set.
The role of nearly every other pitcher on the staff, however, is far from it.
Starting at the back end of the bullpen, Ole Miss will look to junior right-hander Brett Huber to reclaim his freshman form as the team’s closer. (February 8, 2012, Page 6)
Ole Miss’ weekend rotation will have a completely different look in more than one way when it takes the field for the first time at TCU on Feb. 17. Gone are Matt Crouse, Austin Wright and David Goforth, the familiar juniors that departed Oxford for the minor leagues following last season. (February 7, 2012, Page 8)
This wrapped up with a lot of old familiar faces leaving while new ones were hired or elected by local citizens to replace them. Read about the top stories for the final quarter of 2011 in today’s EAGLE. (December 30, 2011, Page 1A)
Dave Wommack comes to Ole Miss with a wealth of experience and knowledge at the college level.
Prior to following new head coach Hugh Freeze from Jonesboro, Ark., to Oxford, Ole Miss’ new defensive coordinator had made stops at Arkansas, Southern Miss and Georgia Tech — to name a few — during his 30-plus years as collegiate coach. (December 23, 2011, Page 6A)
There are favorites – think Lafayette Commodores – and there are underdogs – think Hugh Freeze in the search for a new Ole Miss football coach – who both win as they did this past weekend. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the LHS success story as well as the quick move up the coaching ladder by Freeze. (December 5, 2011, Page 4A)
In 1977, the Ole Miss Rebels were the only team to beat the undefeated Notre Dame in Jackson. (November 18, 2011, Page 2B)
Columnist Susan Boehm tells us how her avid Wolverine fan husband easily converted to an Ole Miss Rebel fan when they moved to Oxford many years ago. (November 11, 2011, Page 8B)