Corner should be strength for Rebels

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Tee Shepard’s engaging personality makes it hard to believe he’s one who can’t play well...

From school reports AUBURN, Ala. – In less than 24 hours, Ole Miss baseball squandered some of the momentum it built last weekend in beating the nation’s then-No. 1-ranked team. The Rebels lost 3-1 to Auburn late Friday, then split a doubleheader on Saturday – winning the first game 7-2 and losing the nightcap 14-0. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – As Ole Miss enjoys success on the fields and off, athletics director Ross Bjork has received a contract extension. The school announced Friday that it and Bjork have verbally agreed to an extension to pushes Bjork’s contract to four years, the maximum allowed by state law. Bjork is […]

School report AUBURN, Ala. – After waiting out a two-hour rain delay, Ole Miss dropped a 3-1 decision to Auburn in the first game of a weekend series Friday. The setback to the Tigers (24-15, 6-10 SEC) ended the Rebels’ (19-19, 7-9 SEC) three-game winning streak. Ole Miss starter Christian Trent (5-4) went six innings, […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Sam Smith and his Ole Miss teammates weren’t around for the heyday of Peaches and Herb, but there’s a 1970’s flair about his re-emergence and his teammates’ growing confidence in him. Reunited, and it feels so good. The senior right-hander was expected to be part of the SEC rotation, but […]

By David Brandt AP Sports Writer Mississippi State athletics director Scott Stricklin and Adidas have apologized for an obscene phrase on one of the baseball team’s practice jerseys. The Bulldogs have new Adidas baseball practice jerseys that read “Viva Starkvegas” across the front. There are also small dots across the rest of the jerseys that […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Ole Miss continued to make strides in women’s basketball this past season, and head coach Matt Insell and his assistants were rewarded for that success Wednesday. Ole Miss Athletics Director Ross Bjork extended Insell’s contract another season to four years, the most allowed in the state of Mississippi. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Colby Bortles homered twice – including his second grand slam in five days – and Ole Miss won easily against Tennessee-Martin 11-1 before a sparse gathering at Swayze Field on Wednesday afternoon. Senior right-hander Sam Smith pitched six innings with four hits and one run as Ole Miss […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Evan Engram’s Grove Bowl performance was not indicative of his work through 14 other spring practices. Taz Zettergren’s performance was. Engram, twice an All-SEC tight end and named All-America last year by Sports Illustrated and a couple of other outlets, had one catch for 17 yards in last […]

The Ole Miss baseball game against Tennessee-Martin originally scheduled for 6:30 Wednesday will be played at 3 p.m. in hopes of getting ahead of scheduled rain. The Rebels (18-18, 7-8 SEC) return to the SEC road this weekend at Auburn. Parrish Alford