By Parrish Alford Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Adam Butler couldn’t unwind, couldn’t sleep and couldn’t enjoy a late-night dessert that often makes all things better. He and his Vanderbilt teammates had just watched a possible opening-night win disappear in the blink of an eye. Ole Miss running back Jeff Scott dashed to the corner […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal With Ole Miss appearing at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala., on Thursday, here are five likely topics that head coach Hugh Freeze will tackle. Tempo Offense While there was no off-season change to the NCAA rule allowing college football teams to put the ball in play as fast as […]

Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco has found his new hitting coach, Kansas State assistant Mike Clement. The hiring was first reported on Thursday by Kendall Rogers of Clement replaces Cliff Godwin, who left Oxford after the College World Series to become head coach at his alma mater, East Carolina. “Mike is a well […]

CORINTH On Monday, a caller asked where she could find the football schedules for Ole Miss and Mississippi State. It’s the first sign of fall. This time next week, we’ll be into the fourth and final day of SEC Football Media Days in Hoover, Ala. And college football can again replace futbol as the focus […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal Six SEC football teams will bring their quarterbacks to next week’s Football Media Days gathering in Hoover, Ala., including Ole Miss and Mississippi State. MSU coach Dan Mullen meets with reporters on Tuesday morning, and he’ll be accompanied by junior QB Dak Prescott, senior safety Jay Hughes and junior […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Ole Miss pole vaulter Sam Kendricks is keenly aware of what winning the pole vault title at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships the same year he won the NCAA title means. The Oxford native wrapped up a very successful spring in late June when he captured […]

TUPELO The years roll on, but I still do not consider myself to be the “get off my lawn” guy. Nor do I take everything at face value all the time. Cynicism is often a handy tool for sports writers. So when my Omaha time came, I was eager to see all that has inspired […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Mike Bianco’s run to Omaha has continued with a run to the negotiating table. While this week’s Independence Day holiday and vacations have people off their regular schedules, Bianco, the Ole Miss baseball coach, and athletics director Ross Bjork have met several times to discuss a raise and […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Jarvis Summers, a rising senior on the Ole Miss basketball team, was arrested in early June for driving while his license was suspended and at a high rate of speed on a campus street, according to University Police. Summers was driving more than 48 miles an hour on […]