Whistle-blower Sonny Noble, fired in April from the North Lee County Water Association, speaks with Daily Journal reporter Robbie Ward about issues at the rural utility since 2011. After speaking out the in September 2011, Noble’s action’s resulted in resignations of the entire North Lee Board of Directors, a federal indictment and conviction. He went […]
Ole Miss begins its 11th baseball season under head coach Mike Bianco at 3 p.m., today.
The Rebels take on Wright State in the first of three games this weekend at Swayze Field. Games 2 and 3 are set for Saturday and Sunday, both at 1:30. Ole Miss is coming off a 39-24 season in which it reached the NCAA tournament but was eliminated in the Charlottesville Regional by No. 1-ranked Virginia.
The Rebels have been picked fourth in the SEC West by the league’s coaches. Wright State was 31-25 last year. The Raiders won the Horizon League championship with a 17-6 regular season mark but were defeated in the championship game of the conference tournament. Wright State is led by a pro prospect on the mound. Junior right-hander Casey Henn led the Horizon League in 2010 with a 3.19 earned run average and a .241 opponents’ batting average.