By John Davis Special to the Journal OXFORD – There was no need for extra innings for No.13 Ole Miss on Friday night, not with Christian Trent on the mound and the Rebels’ best hitters doing their part. A night after losing a 13-inning heartbreaker to the No. 12 Tigers at Oxford-University Stadium, Ole Miss […]

By David Brandt Associated Press JACKSON – Ole Miss continued its roster overhaul on Friday with the signing of Tennessee State transfer M.J. Rhett. The 6-foot-9 Rhett adds more depth to the Rebels’ frontcourt. He averaged 10.9 points and a team-leading 9.1 rebounds per game last season at Tennessee State. Rhett is expected to graduate […]

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Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze signs autographs during the Rebel Road Trip on Thursday.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal TUPELO – Any expense incurred by Ole Miss athletics by loading the bus and driving here Thursday was offset in a big way. As Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork addressed a mid-day gathering of fans and alumni at the BancorpSouth Arena meeting rooms – the Tupelo stop on the […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal TUPELO – Linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche is back working out with his Ole Miss football teammates for the first time since his suspension was announced by Rebels coach Hugh Freeze prior to the start of spring drills in early March. Linebacker Serderius Bryant was also suspended then but was allowed to […]

LSU's Conner Hale, left, moves to third on a wild pitch as Austin Anderson of Ole Miss takes the throw. (AP Photo/Oxford Eagle, Bruce Newman)

By John Davis Special to the Journal OXFORD – An error by Ole Miss shortstop Errol Robinson with one out in the 13th inning allowed LSU to score the go-ahead run and claim a 4-3 victory in the series opener Thursday night. Jeremy Massie came on in relief of Josh Laxer to strand three and […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss didn’t face LSU right-hander Aaron Nola in Baton Rouge last year, but the Rebels will get a first-hand look at the Tigers’ dominant ace tonight. SEC play starts a night early as the No. 13-ranked Rebels and No. 12-ranked Tigers begin their conference series at Swayze […]


By Parrish Alford and Logan Lowery Daily Journal Rick Ray added one final piece to his 2014 class at Mississippi State on Wednesday by signing Jones County Junior College forward Johnny Zuppardo. The 6-foot-9, 240-pounder took an official visit to Starkville over the weekend and committed to the Bulldogs on Tuesday. Zuppardo also had offers […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss basketball has signed Terrence Smith, a 6-foot-4 guard from Tennessee Martin, to a post-graduate scholarship, Rebels coach Andy Kennedy said. Smith, a native of Russellville, Ala., is scheduled to graduate from UTM in May. Smith averaged 14.6 points and 2.8 assists on a Skyhawks team that […]

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Christian Trent left LSU for Ole Miss to maximize his potential.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – There may be many Ole Miss fans at Swayze Field on Thursday night who wouldn’t immediately get the meaning of “lagniappe.” That’s not true for the Rebels’ Louisiana-heavy pitching rotation as No. 12 LSU visits No. 13 Ole Miss this week. Born and bred across the border, Christian […]