HOOVER, Ala. — Drew Pomeranz’s mantle must be running out of space.
On Tuesday, the left-hander became the first Rebel to be named the Southeastern Conference’s Pitcher of the Year. The SEC’s announcement comes one day after the junior was awarded the Ferriss Trophy, which goes to the Magnolia State’s top collegiate baseball player. (May 26, 2010, Page 6A)
The Ole Miss Rebels and South Carolina Gamecocks both had chances to claim division titles going into the last weekend of the regular season, and both came up short. Now, the two teams square off in the first round of the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.
The coaching staffs of the two programs are taking different approaches to the SEC tournament. USC is holding its top two pitchers to keep them on the regular schedule heading into the NCAA Regionals, while Mike Bianco isn’t holding anything back and will send ace Drew Pomeranz to the mound Wednesday afternoon. (May 25, 2010, Page 8)
The Ole Miss Rebel baseball team got a day off Sunday after getting swept by Auburn to end the regular season, and the coaching staff and players hope they will take a new approach, particularly at the plate, when they travel to Hoover, Ala., for the SEC Tournament that begins Wednesday. (May 25, 2010, Page 8)
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)
After starting the Southeastern Conference season with two-straight series wins, the No. 17 Ole Miss Rebels suddenly find themselves in a bit of a funk with a three-game series at Georgia set to start tonight. (April 9, 2010, Page 6A)
Water Valley Superintendent Sammy Higdon told his school board he would be attending a statewide rally of school superintendents and education supporters in the capital city Tuesday. The WV School Board took up other issues, including the penalty for cursing at school. (March 24, 2010, Page 2A)
No. 21 Ole Miss will return to action tonight at home against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Rory McKean will make his second start on the mound for the Rebels, who will then travel to play No. 26 Kentucky to open Southeastern Conference play. (March 16, 2010, Page 6A)
Oxford’s Shea Mnchowski helped lift the Oxford Chargers to a 6-3 win over Independence in their first game of the Oxford Spring Break Tournament at Edwin Moak Field. Mnchowski came on in relief of starter Parker Adamson and went on to log 4.2 scoreless innings. (March 16, 2010, Page 6A)
Lafayette sophomore Kelsey Kesler was huge in the Lady Commodores’ 14-10 win over Bruce Thursday night. Not only did she hit a three-run home run and go 4-for-4 with five RBIs at the plate, but she also earned the win in relief. (March 5, 2010, Page 7A)
St. Stanislaus standout wide receiver Krisjon Wilkerson is still looking for a school to play college football at. Ole Miss is one of the schools where the 6-foot-2, 205-pounder may end up as a walk-on. While Wilkerson doesn’t have blazing speed – he runs the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds – he led the state with 103 catches for 2,0102 yards and 25 TDs last year. (March 5, 2010, Page 6A)