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 […]

M.J. Rhett, right, will be a new face for Ole Miss after arriving from Tennessee State. He's a post-graduate transfer who averaged 9.1 rebounds per game last season. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – There are lot of new parts and pieces to Ole Miss basketball, and while Rebels coach Andy Kennedy focuses on chemistry for his players, there’s chemistry for his staff to consider also. Kennedy says he’s content to let the vacant position on his coaching staff linger a little […]


By Patrick Magee The Sun Herald (MCT) Ole Miss defensive back Senquez Golson was arrested early Sunday by Gautier police on a charge of disorderly conduct. Gautier Police Department spokesman Jerry Cooksey said Wednesday that Golson was picked up at 4:50 a.m. Sunday morning on Chestwood Drive. “The officer was in the midst of a […]

Ole Miss junior Sikes Orvis sits alone in the dugout after the Rebels' 4-1 loss to Virginia on Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Francis)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OMAHA, Neb. – It had been 42 years since Ole Miss reached Omaha, and the Rebels’ return required them to show off their versatility. Ole Miss competed with pitching and defense, less so with the hitting and aggressive offense that became a trademark of a 48-win season. The Rebels excelled […]

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Ole Miss pitcher Chris Ellis throws out Virginia's Branden Cogswell at first base.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OMAHA, Neb. – Reminiscent of the Friday night lightning that halted play, Ole Miss played with a little extra charge early but lacked the voltage to get to Virginia right-hander Josh Sborz when it had the chance. Sborz, tough on the Rebels in one inning before the rain, kept them […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OMAHA, Neb. – After spending nine days playing, practicing and taking part in the College World Series experience, Ole Miss catcher Will Allen said his greatest moment, this postseason, was the dog pile at Louisiana-Lafayette. “I honestly got to say that was the best moment. It was about getting here, […]

OMAHA, Neb. A Twitter follower and fan of a rival school reached out to me after John Gatlin’s walk-off home run to express something less than full support of Ole Miss and its College World Series experience. Gatlin’s hit lifted the Rebels past Texas Tech on Tuesday. It seems like ages ago. Since that time […]