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)
VIDEO BLOG: Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone and Dan Jones both talk about the decision to not retain Houston Nutt as the program’s head coach after this season. (more…) (November 9, 2011)
BLOG — Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt is still the team’s head coach. Following Ole Miss’ 30-13 loss at Kentucky, rumors of Nutt being fired spread around town and on various fan message boards. Nutt said Sunday during his weekly teleconference he had not met with Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone since the loss and no meeting to talk about his future had been scheduled. (more…) (November 6, 2011)
Local law enforcement officers had little time to rest during the biggest SEC football home-game weekend thus far this season.
The Oxford Police Department responded to more than 197 calls between 6 a.m. Friday and 6 a.m. this morning. (October 17, 2011, Page 1A)
Historian and local columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield takes us back to 1968 when the Rebels beat Alabama’s Crimson tide 10-8. (October 14, 2011, Page 2B)
Columnist and historian Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about the Rebels early years under the direction of Coach Harry Mehre and the team’s “hero” Junie Hovious. (September 9, 2011, Page 2B)