RALEIGH, N. C. — Andrew Mistone hit a hard shot up the middle.
Off the bat it looked like the senior third baseman had prolonged the Rebels’ season for at least one more at-bat, but William & Mary shortstop Ryan Williams snagged the ball, spun and delivered a strike to first for the final out Sunday. (June 3, 2013, Page 8)
RALEIGH, N.C. — It makes since that because there was so much chatter about a potential showdown of elite aces in the Raleigh Regional that it probably wouldn’t actually come to fruition. (June 3, 2013, Page 8)
RALEIGH, N.C. — Upon hopping off of the team bus and walking into the red confines of Doak Field at Dail Park, Rebel ace Bobby Wahl dropped his equipment bag off, started to stretch and then caught the attention of two familiar faces: N.C. State shortstop Trea Turner and ace Carlos Rodon. (May 31, 2013, Page 6A)
RALEIGH, N.C. — William & Mary isn’t just happy to be in the NCAA Baseball Tournament.
The Tribe’s players weren’t walking around Doak Field at Dail Park Thursday, taking pictures as if they were tourists at Disney Land. (May 31, 2013, Page 6A)
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Raleigh (N.C.) Regional will mean different things for different players. For guys like Mike Mayers, Bobby Wahl, Stuart Turner and others it may mean the end of their careers if second-seed Ole Miss doesn’t play well. (May 31, 2013, Page 7A)
It’s safe to say this season hasn’t gone as expected for Ole Miss’ Tanner Mathis. Not even in the same ballpark.
A career .345 hitter, the spirited left fielder was hitting closer to .200 than .300 for much of this season. (May 30, 2013, Page 8)
When the college baseball field of 64 teams was announced on Monday it was hard not to go back over the pairings and various regionals and try to decide who had it toughest, whose should be a cake walk and which is the “Regional of Death.” (May 30, 2013, Page 8)
That didn’t take too long.
Just over 24 hours after learning the Ole Miss Rebels would face William & Mary to open the Raleigh (N.C.) Regional, coach Mike Bianco announced that Mike Mayers will take the mound against the Tribe. (May 29, 2013, Page 8)
HOOVER, Ala. — Sam Smith has been an underrated arm for the Rebels all season.
Wednesday the right-handed sophomore gave No. 6 seed Ole Miss another strong outing but the game’s outcome was ultimately out of his hands at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. (May 23, 2013, Page 6)
HOOVER, Ala. — Prior to the start of the Southeastern Conference Tournament, Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn said that typically if a team makes a run to win the title they need a pitcher to step up and log some unexpected innings. (May 23, 2013, Page 6)