With the Southeastern Conference finalizing its schedule for the upcoming season, SEC schools, including Ole Miss, were able to release their 2013-14 men’s basketball schedules. Dates and TV appearances are set for the Rebels, who are the defending SEC Tournament champions. (August 21, 2013, Page 8)
Ole Miss football fans looking to get more involved and more knowledgeable about their team and its games will have that chance this season with former UM assistant coach and longtime radio personality Max Howell teaming up with longtime area TV sports anchor Will Kollmeyer to host a live production during Rebel games called “Coaches’ Cabana.” (August 21, 2013, Page 8)
The Ole Miss Rebels were introduced to more about their season-opening opponent, Vanderbilt, in Tuesday’s practice. (August 21, 2013, Page 8)
With high school football kicking off officially across the state this weekend, syndicated columnist Rick Cleveland takes a look at history and culture the sport brings to Mississippi. (August 21, 2013, Page 8)
Tuesday’s local sports briefs include:
– Ben Hubbard made a hole-in-one at the recent Oxford Lady Charger Softball Benefit golf tourney played at the Country Club of Oxford
– ESPN announced Monday it plans to televise Ole Miss basketball games against Kentucky and Oregon this season.
– Ole Miss has promoted Lady Rebel assistant tennis coach Jason Ontog to associate head coach.
– Registration is open for the fifth annual Lafayette Commodore Baseball Golf Tournament set for Sept. 14. (August 20, 2013, Page 7)
The Lafayette High School volleyball team, with a handful of veteran players, opens its season this week with high expectations. (August 20, 2013, Page 7)
Coach Hugh Freeze, after seeing lots of positives from film of Saturday’s scrimmage, sent the Ole Miss football team through a practice session under the lights at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Monday. (August 20, 2013, Page 6)
The Oxford High Lady Chargers played their first slow-pitch softball game since the program was dropped when fast-pitch softball began, and dropped a 19-0 decision to Tishomingo County. (August 20, 2013, Page 6)
Local columnist Jimmy Reed pays tribute to his high school football coach, the late Ben Ruscoe, who taught him how to be a man. (March 27, 2012, Page 4)
Something was strikingly different at Saturday’s Ole Miss-South Carolina basketball game and it’s something that members of the community will notice more and more as they go through their everyday lives. Robert L. Patterson – “Mr. Pat” to most everyone – passed away Friday night, and his involvement and influence on so many people and so many things are the subject of a tribute column by Sports Editor John Davis. (January 30, 2012, Page 4A)
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