The Ole Miss soccer and volleyball programs have had a rather difficult week.
While the soccer squad lost at No. 20 Tennessee 4-3 in overtime on Friday and then 3-0 at Georgia on Sunday, the volleyball Rebs lost to Kentucky 3-1 (25-19, 19-25, 25-14, 25-19) on Friday and to No. 19 Tennessee 3-2 (25-22, 17-25, 21-25, 25-21, 15-13) on Sunday. (more…) (October 13, 2011, Page 7)
Construction and the improvement to existing athletic facilities were two things Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone took time out to discuss during a nearly hour long meeting with the media on Thursday. A finalized plan on building a new basketball arena to replace C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum is expected to be released later in the summer, Boone said, and the goal is to have the Rebels and Lady Rebels playing in the new building by 2015. (June 17, 2011, Page 7A)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — The Ole Miss basketball teams are getting into the spirt of Christmas and the upcoming New Year as well as trying to increase attendance at games over next month with the introduction of some special offers. (more…) (December 10, 2010)
Early exposure to track meets and parents with strong track backgrounds, coupled with natural talent, have really proved to be a winning formula for Oxford High track athletes Erika Sisk and Kristen Dickerson this season.
Sisk and Dickerson have played big parts in the success the Lady Chargers have achieved throughout the year and they are two of the main reasons why the team has a chance of capturing the school’s first girls track title on Friday at the MHSAA Class 5A meet in Pearl. (May 13, 2010, Page 1B)
Ole Miss senior guard Bianca Thomas is taking her premier jump shot pro. On Thursday, Thomas was selected 12th overall in the 2010 WNBA draft by the Los Angeles Sparks. (more…) (April 9, 2010)
A day after Ole Miss outlasted South Carolina in the first round of the Southeastern Conference women’s tournament, the Lady Rebels were eliminated by No. 1 seed Tennessee 76-51 at the Gwinett Center in Duluth, Ga., Friday afternoon.
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Make no mistake about it, the Ole Miss Lady Rebels are on the outside looking in as far as the NCAA Tournament is concerned. But thanks to an offensive rebound put in by Liz Robertson, the Lady Rebels were able to defeat Auburn 65-61 Thursday night at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (February 26, 2010, Page 8A)
Tennessee’s Angie Bjorklund hit a game-winning 3-pointer for the second straight year to defeat the Ole Miss Lady Rebels 61-58 Thursday night at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. The loss was devastating for the Lady Rebels, who had tied the game just seconds before Bjorklund’s shot. (February 12, 2010, Page Page 9A)
OLE MISS WOMEN’S HOOPS — The Ole Miss Lady Rebels fell short in a comeback effort against Florida at home on Sunday, losing to the Gators 67-64. Bianca Thomas led Ole Miss with 21 points. (February 1, 2010, Page 2B)