Parrish Alford


Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

Stories Written by Parrish Alford

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – With wind whipping and temps cooler than normal, Swayze Field had a February feel to it Thursday. That’s partly because of the weather but also because its occupant, the Ole Miss baseball team, was back at practice but in a different sort of way. The Rebels, with a […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – In the bold new world of post-graduate transfers, Tomasz Gielo went straight to the source. Terence Smith and M.J. Rhett, both with undergraduate degrees in hand, had one season of college basketball eligibility remaining. They took advantage of an NCAA rule that allows immediate eligibility to graduates who […]

By Parrish Alford and Logan Lowery Daily Journal Jevan Snead was different in his ball selection. He wanted them almost brand new. Some Ole Miss quarterbacks Ken Crain has seen come through liked a little mileage on their footballs. “Some of them really like them broken in,” said Crain, who has worked with football equipment […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – In a staring contest in the SEC baseball tournament opener, it was Scott Weathersby who finally blinked. Ole Miss and Alabama each went with pitchers who had seen success against the other team. Geoffrey Bramblett lasted longer, and as a result, so will the Crimson Tide. Alabama […]

HOOVER, Ala. There are certain realities with the SEC baseball tournament, humidity and good local bar-b-cue among them. Here’s another. A lot of SEC teams will qualify for the NCAA tournament. This is not a one-bid league, and teams know that. Ole Miss is one of those teams. The Rebels’ late-season push put the proper […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – A Monster May for Ole Miss has the Rebels heading to the SEC tournament confident in their play and their postseason future. A key storyline much of this season was if Ole Miss could pad its record with enough wins to reach the NCAA tournament. After dropping […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal A dynamic month of May wasn’t enough to earn Sikes Orvis a spot on the All-SEC baseball team when coaches’ selections were announced by the league on Monday. Ole Miss relief pitcher Wyatt Short, made the second team while Mississippi State shortstop Ryan Gridley made the all-freshman team. MSU infielder […]

Eight RBIs against Arkansas State helped Sikes Orvis of Ole Miss win co-player of the week when the SEC announced its last of weekly awards on Sunday night. It’s the first weekly SEC honor for Orvis, a senior. Orvis had two home runs in last week’s 17-3 win against Arkansas State, one a grand slam. […]

Ole Miss: 30-25, 15-14 SEC Looking Back: The Rebels split two games with No. 7 Texas A&M in their final SEC series losing 4-0 in the opener and winning 7-4 in seven innings Saturday. The third game was canceled due to threatening weather. The Rebels won 17-3 on Tuesday at Arkansas State, a game that […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – For Ole Miss, it didn’t feel like kissing your sister. The Rebels bounced back from a Thursday night loss to beat No. 7 Texas A&M 7-4 in a seven-inning game on Saturday afternoon, tying their SEC series at a game a piece. The third game of the series, […]