Rebels headed to L.A. for NCAA regional

By John Davis Oxford Citizen Ole Miss is officially back in the NCAA Baseball Tournament. A year after advancing to the College World...

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal DESTIN, Fla. – As Mike Slive relinquishes the big chair at the Southeastern Conference, Mississippi’s two entries are confident in the new leadership moving in. Distribution of wealth and resources have been a staple of SEC policy, and with enrollments, budgets and football stadiums among the smaller in the league, […]

Ole Miss will learn its NCAA baseball tournament destination today. Southern Miss will be watching the selection show with great interest as well. The show airs at 11 a.m. on ESPN. Ole Miss carried a mid- and upper-20s RPI ranking much of the season. After the shuffling of conference tournaments, the Rebels are at 33. […]

Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. – Defending national champion Vanderbilt and three other Southeastern Conference teams were among the 16 regional hosts named Sunday for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. The hosts are guaranteed spots in the 64-team NCAA tournament. The rest of the field is announced today. Other SEC host teams are LSU, Florida […]

By Ronald Blum AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK – Jacob Lindgren took a taxi from his Manhattan hotel and arrived at Yankee Stadium about seven hours before game time Sunday. “I didn’t know how to get in,” the 22-year-old pitcher said. “I was waiting outside the clubhouse, just knocking.” Then a telephone on a desk […]

Associated Press CHICAGO – Brian Dozier thinks the Minnesota Twins bring their aggressive style against all their opponents. And it has been successful against the Chicago White Sox so far this season. Dozier homered twice and drove in four runs and the Twins beat the White Sox 8-1 on Sunday. They have outscored the White […]

By John Zenor AP Sports Writer HOOVER, Ala. – Buddy Reed had three hits Sunday night, and Florida beat Vanderbilt 7-3 in the rain-delayed Southeastern Conference tournament championship. The Gators (44-16) scored five runs in the first three innings, which were interrupted by delays totaling 2 hours, 48 minutes. Both teams were awarded NCAA regional […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal CORINTH – Players from big schools on the East side of Highway 45 certainly had their hitting shoes on for the final high school baseball game of the season in this corner of the state. The late game of the 25th NEMCABB (Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal As a youngster, Roger Bean would listen to the Indianapolis 500 on the radio and dream of being there, flying around that legendary track. It was the start of a lifetime love affair with the Brickyard. Bean, 80, will be in the crowd again today at the 99th running […]

East Webster players and coaches hold aloft the Class 2A state championship trophy Saturday afternoon in Pearl. (Keith Warren/MHSAA)

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal PEARL – Twelfth century Tartars were subjugated to Mongolian control under Genghis Kahn. Saturday at Trustmark Park, Taylorsville’s Tartars were subjugated to Cumberland control under Wes Johnson’s East Webster Wolverines. East Webster won Game 3 12-2 to take the Class 2A state championship in five innings. “I’m proud for the […]