Parrish Alford

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Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

Stories Written by Parrish Alford

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Location, location, location. Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said shooting in front of the Rebels’ bench may have been the spark LaDarius White needed. He wasn’t the only Ole Miss player that needed sparking. White provided that second-half pop with back-to-back 3-pointers as Ole Miss gained separation […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Jarvis Summers didn’t snap out of his shooting woes at Alabama, but he hit a big shot late that helped the Rebels keep the pressure on the Crimson Tide. Summers was just 1-for-8 from the floor, but his drive through the middle of the lane pushed the […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Coming off its first series loss of the year Ole Miss baseball is back in action tonight at Southern Mississippi. The Rebels slipped to No. 22 in the D1Baseball.com Top 25 after losing two of three at Central Florida. Ole Miss (6-4) dealt UCF its first loss of the season […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Five questions for Ole Miss as spring football begins today: • What will Chad Kelly do? Will the troubled junior college transfer walk a straight line off the field and throw straight passes and win the job on it, ultimately becoming the starting quarterback? The guess: Jeremiah Masoli understood he […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal WALNUT – If Armani Linton found his self-worth only through football recruiting, he might have self-esteem issues. There are a lot of coaches who didn’t know much about Linton until late in the recruiting process. For that, Hugh Freeze is grateful. Freeze wasn’t the first to offer Walnut’s do-everything star, […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy understands a shooter’s mindset. That’s the good news. The bad news is there’s no magic formula to shake the Rebels from recent doldrums as they reach the final week of regular season play. Ole Miss takes on Alabama tonight at 6 – […]

Looking Back: The Rebels had won eight of their previous nine but dropped back-to-back games to Georgia at home 76-72 and at LSU 73-63. Looking Ahead: The Rebels are at Alabama on Tuesday at 6 p.m. (SEC Network) and at home against Vanderbilt on Saturday at 8 p.m. (SEC Network). Who’s Hot: Sebastian Saiz. He […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal BATON ROUGE, La. – Trying to bounce back from a crushing home loss to Georgia, Ole Miss certainly didn’t prosper Saturday on the road. How long the Rebels live with NCAA tournament hopes will depend largely on what they can get done this week. Shooting woes continued at the Pete […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal BATON ROUGE, La. – Forty percent field goal shooting has been a benchmark for Ole Miss success, but the Rebels have hit that mark just two times in their last eight games. The Rebels are 17-3 when they shoot at least 40 percent, 15-2 when they surpass the number. The […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal BATON ROUGE, La. – Georgia coach Mark Fox called Ole Miss a lock for the NCAA tournament in spite of the Rebels’ home loss to the Bulldogs on Thursday night. Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy certainly doesn’t feel like his team is a lock. He says the Rebels must approach […]