JACKSON — Antonio Conner’s athletic ability has been on display at South Panola for years and his potential is unquestioned.
VIDEO BLOG: This afternoon the Clarion Ledger held its annual Dandy Dozen photo shoot at Jackson State’s Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.
(more…) (July 25, 2012)
During Mike Bianco’s tenure at Ole Miss he has seen a long list of catchers drafted and sign professional contracts.
From current Ole Miss recruiting coordinator Carl Lafferty (drafted in the 20th round of the 2001 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft by the Florida Marlins) to Kyle Henson (12th round, 2011), Bianco has had six starting catchers drafted. (more…) (July 20, 2012, Page 7A)
A change of heart led Tyler Jackson to Oxford.
In January, the Lexington Catholic (Ky.) senior catcher verbally committed to play baseball at Western Kentucky, but after doing some thinking, Jackson decided what he really wanted to do was make a push to play in the Southeastern Conference. (more…) (July 19, 2012, Page 7)
More and more athletes are taking to various social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to publicly announce their college choices.
Cody Reed is no exception.
Sunday, the rising sophomore at Northwest Mississippi Community College announced to the world from his personal Twitter account (C_Reed24) that he had decided to stay close to home and play for the Ole Miss Rebels. (July 17, 2012, Page 6)
The new Lady Rebel hoops staff loaded up on transfers and junior college talent in its first recruiting class this past year.
With an eye towards the 2013 signing class, Ole Miss looks to be focusing on the prep ranks and recently landed its second ‘13 verbal commitment in the form of guard/forward Lyndsay Leikem.
The Tuscon, Ariz., resident has yet to step foot inside the relatively new Basketball Practice Facility, take in a game at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum or even visit Oxford, but that didn’t prevent her from pledging her signature to Adrian Wiggins and the newly-installed coaching staff two weeks ago. (July 11, 2012, Page 6)
COLUMN: Veteran football recruiting analyst Tom Lemming knew Ole Miss was recruiting differently and on a more national scale back in the spring when standout players from the Chicago area listed offers from the Rebels and interest in new coach Hugh Freeze. Lemming, the pioneer of high school recruiting and current analyst for CBS Sports Network, closely follows prospects from Illinois since he resides in the Chicago area. (more…) (July 10, 2012, Page 7)
Zach Jancarski visited Ole Miss for the Arkansas series.