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

OXFORD You thought this season was all about blooms, the greening of the trees and warmer temps, right? Well, there’s more. Among the rites of spring are football injuries and something akin to the Witness Protection Program. It’s where coaches hold back guys who could practice now to keep them from getting hurt prior to […]

After losing four of five games last week Ole Miss will try to reverse that fortune tonight against Memphis. First pitch downtown at AutoZone Park is 6:30 p.m. Memphis will be the only non-conference action for Ole Miss (14-14) this week. The Rebels were swept by UAB in a doubleheader last week, two seven-inning games. […]

Looking Back: The Rebels were swept at home in a doubleheader against UAB, losing the seven-inning games 3-1 and 6-1. Then they dropped two of three at Arkansas – their second SEC series loss in three weekends. Ole Miss lost the opener 10-3, won the second game 5-4 and lost the final game 5-2. Looking […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – You don’t subtract two All-Americans from your secondary and not feel it. Ole Miss defensive coordinator Dave Wommack is hopeful the Rebels won’t feel it much, however. Cody Prewitt was twice an AP All-American at free safety. Cornerback Senquez Golson joined him with 10 interceptions last year. Both […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – When it happened, Laquon Treadwell was like most of the 60,000 other people at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. He didn’t want to believe it was as bad as it looked. Or as bad as it felt. Or that his injury and subsequent fumble whiskers away from breaking the plane of […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal The early season wasn’t kind to Sikes Orvis, but times are changing and not a moment too soon. Ole Miss (13-12, 3-3 SEC) returns to conference play tonight at Arkansas. First pitch for the ESPNU telecast is 6:30 p.m. Remaining game times are 6 p.m., Friday (SEC Network) and 2:05 […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – There has been no early evidence of behavior problems from Chad Kelly. There has been evidence of a skilled quarterback who could be the Ole Miss starter on Sept. 5 against Tennessee-Martin. There’s been no evidence, however, that the starter won’t be Ryan Buchanan or DeVante Kincade, the […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Win or lose tonight in his hometown of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Matt Insell is going to the west coast on Friday morning. The Ole Miss women’s basketball team will take on Middle Tennessee State (23-9) at 7 in a WNIT third-round game. Insell will face his dad, MTSU coach Rick Insell, […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Injuries along the offensive line have thrown a new wrinkle into the spring quarterback competition at Ole Miss. Rebels coach Hugh Freeze knew several players – veterans Laremy Tunsil and Aaron Morris among them – would miss drills. The list has grown, though, and Ole Miss has its […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – As the Ole Miss baseball team finds its personality, it’s looking more and more like pitching and defense will lead the way. Rebels coach Mike Bianco is just hoping to see his team carry that personality through an entire series. After winning two of three against No. 1 […]