Daily Journal reports RIO DE JANEIRO – Sam Kendricks, the former Ole Miss All-American from Oxford, won the bronze medal Monday night in the Olympic pole vault. It’s the first Olympic medal for a U.S. pole vaulter in 12 years. Kendricks cleared 5.85 meters (19 feet, 21⁄4 inches) but failed on three attempts at 5.93. […]

Daily Journal Ole Miss sophomore Braden Thornberry opens play today at the 116th U.S. Amateur Golf Championships at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He will tee off in stroke play at 1:45 p.m. at the 7,445 yard par-72 South Course. The South Course has been the site of 16 major championships, including […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – For a time they probably prayed for deliverance from their circumstances. Now when Chad Kelly and Damore’ea Stringfellow go out to eat – and that’s often – there are prayers of thanks. “He’ll be the first one to say, ‘Alright, are you saying the prayer, or am I […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss players and coaches will participate in “Meet the Rebels Day” activities today. The event will take place at The Manning Center and is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. However, Rebel Kids Club members and up to two parents or guardians can enter at 12:30. For more information visit RebelKidsClub.com. Team […]

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By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Coaches value experience. Few things are as important to them as understanding the speed of the game, the effort level of practice and ultimately what it’s like on game days. So Van Jefferson’s rocket rise up the depth chart was eye-grabbing. It’s not the Jefferson isn’t worthy of […]

Daily Journal reports RIO DE JANEIRO – Ole Miss sophomore Raven Saunders, appearing in her first Olympics, finished fifth in Friday night’s shot put finals. Saunders uncorked a personal-best 19.35 meters (63 feet, 5 inches) on her final attempt. Today, Oxford’s Sam Kendricks, the former Ole Miss All-American, will begin qualifying for the men’s pole […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Sometimes position changes don’t necessarily equate to more playing time or a bigger role for the player making the swap. C.J. Johnson switched to linebacker and helped. Cody Core signed as a receiver, played some defense, and ultimately blossomed back at receiver later in his career. Jeremy Liggins […]

Daily Journal Mississippi could have its first Rio Olympics medalist today. Ole Miss sophomore Raven Saunders, one of six track athletes with Rebels’ ties in Rio, will compete in the shotput. Qualifying is at 8:05 Central, with the finals at 8 p.m. In the world top 10 list for 2016, Saunders ranks 10th. Ole Miss […]

Ole Miss and Texas Tech have agreed to open the 2018 football season in Houston, ESPN is reporting. The game would be played at NRG Stadium, home of the NFL’s Houston Texans. Ole Miss has won three of five previous meetings against the Big 12’s Red Raiders. The last was in the Cotton Bowl following […]