Parrish Alford


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 OXFORD – The inability of Ole Miss to string wins together continues. After its most dominant day of the season the Rebels’ starting pitcher couldn’t get out of the first inning, and they missed a chance to sweep Alabama and climb above .500 in SEC play. The Crimson Tide got […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss knocked around four Alabama pitchers Saturday afternoon, and while it took a little longer to gain separation in the evening it was worth the wait. Brady Bramlett pitched a career-long 71⁄3 innings, and Sikes Orvis and Austin Knight hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss baseball was washed out Friday and will play two games today. It’s not a doubleheader in the truest sense of the word. Ole Miss and Alabama will play the first game of their SEC series at noon at Swayze Field. Friday game tickets will be honored […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco says he’s never seen one of his teams like he’s seeing now, and what he’s seeing could hurt the Rebels down the stretch. Ole Miss plays nine of its last 12 SEC games at home. What should be comforting circumstances could be off-set […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Chalk one up for the Empire. On Star Wars night at Swayze Field, the Rebels continued their dangerous flirtation with a sub-.500 record that could be a factor come NCAA tournament time. Memphis scored three in the first inning and never looked back, defeating Ole Miss 10-5 before […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal TUPELO – Hugh Freeze told Ole Miss fans he believes the success the Rebels experienced much of last football season can become the “new normal.” Getting there, however, will require continued enthusiasm and support in the current normal, a looming transition of leadership with an interim period between chancellors. Freeze, […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal TUPELO – Former Lafayette County star Jeremy Liggins was one of the most popular members of the Ole Miss traveling party when the football program made a spring break trip to Haiti. Rebels coach Hugh Freeze said villagers were slow to warm up to Liggins (6-foot-3, 296), but that changed […]

TUPELO The Rebel Road Trip will stop in Corinth and Tupelo today, and you will no doubt hear the word unity in some fashion. This is the fourth installment of the traveling spring extravaganza for Ole Miss. In its first year, unity was an important theme as football coach Hugh Freeze and athletics director Ross […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Tee Shepard’s engaging personality makes it hard to believe he’s one who can’t play well with others. Shepard, though, expects a lot of alone time in his first season as a starting cornerback for Ole Miss, so much so that it might seem like he’s in time out. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – As Ole Miss enjoys success on the fields and off, athletics director Ross Bjork has received a contract extension. The school announced Friday that it and Bjork have verbally agreed to an extension to pushes Bjork’s contract to four years, the maximum allowed by state law. Bjork is […]