Ole Miss secured its second and third commitments for the 2012 signing class from standout football players in less than a week on Tuesday when South Panola’s Temario Strong and Isaac Gross verbally pledged to play for the Rebels. (more…) (April 27, 2011, Page 8)
Carl Lafferty may need to get to engraving.
Since taking a visit to Oxford in late February, Stryker Trahan has known he wanted to be a Rebel.
A year ago Gavin Cecchini seemed like he was all set to remain in-state and head to LSU.
The standout shortstop from Barbe High School in Lake Charles, La., had verbally committed to the Tigers as a sophomore and was going to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, Garin. (more…) (April 13, 2011, Page 9)
COLUMN: Signing players from the state of Florida over the last few seasons has been a big point of emphasis for Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt and recruiting coordinator Chris Vaughn. (more…) (March 31, 2011, Page 6)
Christian Helsel has had enough of the snow.
Living in Altoona, Penn., Helsel has seen his fair share of snow. So much so that when TCU announced in November that it was joining the Big East — effective July 1, 2012 — he de-committed from the Horned Frogs and immediately called Ole Miss recruiting coordinator Carl Lafferty to let him know he was interested in the Rebels. (more…) (March 22, 2011, Page 8)
Wednesday night’s call from Ole Miss recruiting coordinator Carl Lafferty couldn’t have gone much better for Chase Nyman.
The standout middle infielder from Pascagoula went into last night’s conversation expecting to have the typical chat where he’s asked to take a visit to Oxford and see what the Rebels have to offer. (more…) (March 17, 2011, Page 7)
BLOG: Shortly after we ran the article on Tyler Baker committing to play football at Ole Miss I had a chance to chat with the athlete’s trainer, Bob Stroupe. (more…) (March 9, 2011)
Tyler Baker has a sizable chip that resides squarely on the shoulders of his 5-foot-10, 187-pound frame.
That’s not to say Baker, a football standout at Brook Hill School in Bullard, Texas, is mad at the world.
Oxford track standout Sam Kendricks set the pole vault record at Southern Miss over the weekend with a jump of 15 feet, 1 inch. The Ole Miss signee accomplished the feat at the University of Southern Mississippi High School Invitational meet held Friday in Hattiesburg. Kendricks set the record despite wet conditions and standing water on the runway. (more…) (March 7, 2011, Page 8A)
COLUMN: Ole Miss fans who follow basketball recruiting and the future of the Rebels on the hardwood will definitely be paying attention to the outcome of tonight’s matchup between the Provine Rams and Wayne County in the MHSAA Class 5A semifinal game. (more…) (March 1, 2011, Page 8)