VIDEO BLOG: When asked about recruiting during his introductory press conference, new Ole Miss women’s basketball coach Matt Insell said he wasn’t going to sign girls just to fill roster spots. He wanted to sign players that would impact the program.
Wednesday, Insell announced his initial signing class, which has a distinct international feel to it.
(more…) (May 8, 2013)
A versatile ball handler with the ability to score is what Ole Miss men’s basketball coach Andy Kennedy recently added to his roster for the 2013-14 season. Kennedy and his staff got its final scholarship spot filled Tuesday when 6-foot-1, 165-pound Jerron Martin pledged to the Rebels. (more…) (May 8, 2013, Page 8A)
Ole Miss’ latest football commitment is a special type of athlete, according to his head coach at Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas. Running back Rawleigh Williams III became the Rebels’ first verbal pledge for the 2015 class earlier this week and his coach, Bill Persinger, raved about his physical attributes. Williams, who is listed at 5-foot-10 and 203 pounds, ran 4.39 seconds in the 40-yard dash Monday as part of the team’s spring testing.
Big, strong and fast are the traits Ole Miss’ latest verbal pledge for the 2014 recruiting class has on his resume. (more…) (April 5, 2013, Page 7A)
It’s good to have goals and Southaven senior Wyatt Short has plenty of them.
COLUMN: Linebackers, and more specifically linebackers that are big and physical with the ability to run, are at the top of the list for the Ole Miss football staff to sign in 2014. (more…) (March 7, 2013, Page 7)
Some of the nation’s top offensive linemen for the 2013 signing class signed on with the Ole Miss Rebels earlier this month, giving offensive line coach Matt Luke and Hugh Freeze a great feeling for the future. (more…) (February 28, 2013, Page 7)
Editor Don Whitten offers some answers and opinions about recent questions he’s received, touching on subjects such as why cops seem to speed a lot, why so many laws are introduced but not passed each year, how taxes are collected on lotteries and Ole Miss football recruiting. (February 11, 2013, Page 4)