School reports MEMPHIS – No. 19 Ole Miss used a pair of big middle innings, including a fifth inning that featured two home runs, to beat Memphis 9-1 on Tuesday night at AutoZone Park. Will Allen and Sikes Orvis both homered in the fifth to help the Rebels break the game open. Allen went 2-for-3 […]

OXFORD Coming out of spring drills, there is enthusiasm around Ole Miss football. The Rebels are clearly a better team, coach Hugh Freeze says. They look different. They look quicker at defensive end, strong at defensive tackle and have some depth and savvy in the secondary. At this point there’s hope for the offensive line […]

No. 17 Mississippi State attempts to get back into the win column tonight at Trustmark Park in Pearl against Southern Miss. The annual meeting between the Magnolia State schools is slated for 6:30 p.m. The Diamond Dogs (20-13) were swept over the weekend at LSU, dropping their first SEC series of the year. MSU leads […]

By Eric Olson AP Sports Writer Talk about a pitch Auburn’s Jay Wade would like to have back. Catcher Blake Austin continued standing after Mississippi’s Austin Anderson stepped into the batter’s box in the bottom of the 13th inning on Friday, making it obvious the Tigers were set up to intentionally walk him a third […]

Looking back: The Rebels followed an 0-4 week with a 4-0 week. They defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 11-1 then swept the SEC weekend with wins of 8-5 in 13 innings, 6-0 and 5-1 against Auburn. Looking ahead: The Rebels take on Memphis at AutoZone Park then return home to face Murray State at Swayze Field. Both […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze declared spring football a success Saturday, though it was a little hard to follow if you were looking for traditional scoring. The offense outscored the defense 15-12 in the Grove Bowl, using a point system designed by Freeze that awarded production such as […]

Jeremy Liggins is slotted to step into the "Barry" package, the short-yardage situation role named after former Ole Miss quarterback Barry Brunetti. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

OXFORD A heralded high school recruit and a transfer from West Virginia, Barry Brunetti left his mark on Ole Miss football. Not records and bowl games but in a memorable way nonetheless. Brunetti is gone, but his naming rights live on, at least the way starting quarterback Bo Wallace understands the Rebels’ short-yardage offense. “The […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Starting pitching was dominant for Ole Miss on Saturday as the Rebels won twice to complete an SEC sweep of Auburn. Christian Trent set the tone with a complete game five-hit shutout in Saturday’s opener as Ole Miss won 6-0. Sam Smith left with a 5-1 lead in […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – As Ole Miss concludes spring drills with today’s annual intrasquad scrimmage the Rebels’ first-team offensive linemen will carry that status into the summer in name only. It’s a group in flux as offensive line coach Matt Luke works to replace two starters – one of them a three-year […]