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Defeated Razorbacks 34-24
Miss. - The Ole Miss offense threw for a season-high 428 yards,
including a career-high 416 yards from junior quarterback Bo Wallace,
and the Rebels (6-3, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) defeated Arkansas
34-24 Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
23 Ole Miss 2, Alabama 1 (OT)
Miss. – Senior forward Rafaelle Souza came up big for the Rebels on
Sunday afternoon, punching in a pair of goals that included the golden
goal in overtime to give No. 23 Ole Miss (13-4-2, 6-3-1 SEC) a 2-1
victory over Alabama (6-11-0, 4-6-0 SEC).
Cruise In Homecoming Rout Over Idaho
Miss. – The Ole Miss football team scored 14 points on its opening six
plays and cruised to a 59-14 victory over the visiting Idaho Vandals on
a beautiful Saturday evening in which the Rebels celebrated Homecoming
at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Miss Football Notes - The Idaho Game
seven games, Laquon Treadwell and Evan Engram are both posting some of
the best receiving numbers by a freshman in Ole Miss history.
Miss Cross Country Cracks National Rankings For The First Time
Miss. – Fresh off a strong performance at the Pre-National Invitational
this past weekend, the Ole Miss women’s cross country team broke into
the national rankings at No. 30 in this week’s U.S. Track &
and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I Coaches Poll.
Miss Drops Tough Third Set, Falls 3-1 To South Carolina
Miss. – Sophomore Ty Laporte notched her fifth-straight double-digit
kill performance, and senior Kara Morgan logged a career-high 20 digs,
but the Ole Miss volleyball team dropped a tough third set and
eventually fell 3-1 (20-25, 25-21, 23-25, 18-25) to South Carolina
Top LSU On Ritter’s Field Goal In Waning Seconds
Miss. – The last time the Ole Miss football team defeated a top-10
ranked opponent its highly touted freshman class was in the midst of
its freshman year in high school, and head coach Hugh Freeze was
leading the now defunct Lambuth University football program.
Leads Rebels Against Alaska
Alaska – Senior Melissa Quartarone fired a career-best in smallbore and
also led No. 14 ranked Ole Miss in air rifle, but a school-record
performance from No. 3 ranked Alaska-Fairbanks pushed the Nanooks to a
4694-4610 win over the Rebels.
Miss Hosts No. 9 Texas A&M On Saturday
Hugh Freeze Opening statement:
“Obviously we’re not happy with where we are, but we thank God we’re
not where we used to be."
Miss Drops Five-Set Heartbreaker At Georgia
Rebels Finish With Double-Digit Kill Totals, Edie Has Fourth
Ga. – Four Ole Miss Rebels had double-digit kill totals and freshman
setter Aubrey Edie recorded her fourth double-double of the season, but
the Ole Miss volleyball team lost a heartbreaker 3-2 (25-15, 22-25,
27-25, 23-25, 15-9) at Georgia in Athens, Ga.
Miss Football Notes - The Auburn Game
WHAT TO WATCH FOR…
• The Rebels are 3-1 for the second straight year and are looking to
start 4-1 for the first time since 2002.
RACE PAST UALR FOR 3-0 WIN
Miss. – It was “Kickin’ Cancer” night at the Ole Miss Soccer Stadium
and the Rebels wasted no time kicking the offense in gear as Rafaelle
Souza notched a pair of goals in the first 10 minutes of the match to
help Ole Miss pick up a 3-0 win over UALR
Plays Lead Rebels To Victory In Home Opener
Miss Tops SEMO 31-13 In Front Of Sellout Crowd
Miss. – Playing in front of a sellout crowd of 60,815 in its home
opener Saturday evening, the Ole Miss football team (2-0) raced out to
a 31-0 lead by halftime, and cruised to a 31-13 victory over Southeast
Missouri (0-2) at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Freeze on Wild Win over Vanderbilt 39-35
Miss head coach Hugh Freeze met with the media on Monday and discussed
the Rebels' season-opening victory at Vanderbilt and the home opener
“It feels like it’s been a little bit since we’ve been together, so it
was good to see everyone this morning."
Work Towards Vanderbilt
Miss. – With the countdown to kickoff now in singles digits, the Ole
Miss football team continued its preparation for the Aug. 29 season
opener at Vanderbilt, introducing a little more of the Commodores into
the practice schedule.
Defense Wins The Day
Miss. – Ole Miss hit the practice fields once again on Wednesday
morning under an mild summer sun, as the Rebels wrap up their second
week of fall camp in preparation for the season opener at Vanderbilt
just two weeks from Thursday
Leads Rebels’ First Scrimmage
Miss. – Playing through scattered rain showers in Vaught-Hemingway
Stadium, the Ole Miss football team competed in its first scrimmage of
fall camp Saturday morning, and the defense shined throughout.
Miss Faces Heat Of Football Preseason
Miss. – After two mild days, the sun was out and the humidity was high
for the Ole Miss football team in the third day of preseason drills.
WAHL EARN MORE ALL-AMERICA HONORS
Miss. – Junior catcher Stuart Turner and junior right-hander Bobby Wahl
continued to pull in All-America honors on Wednesday when Baseball
America and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association
(NCBWA) released their annual teams
MISS FALLS TO WILLIAM & MARY 4-1
RALEIGH, N.C. –
Missed opportunities were the difference on Sunday as No. 23 Ole Miss
(38-24) fell to William & Mary (39-23) by a score of 4-1 in an
elimination game at the NCAA Regional hosted by N.C. State University.
MISS FALLS TO
ALABAMA IN 10
For the second day in a row, the Rebels went into extra-innings but
were unable to emerge with the victory as No. 21 Ole Miss (37-22) fell
to Alabama (34-25) 7-5 in 10 innings at the SEC Tournament
MISS POWERS PAST LSU IN SERIES FINALE
ROUGE, La. – In a reversal of fortunes from the previous two nights,
the Rebels proved to be the team using power to win on Saturday,
belting out four home runs as No. 14 Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 SEC)
rallied to defeat No. 2 LSU (48-8, 23-7 SEC) by a score of 11-9.
Miss’ Isiah Young Repeats As SEC 200m Champion
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Senior Isiah Young successfully defended his SEC 200
meter title and finished runner-up in the 100 meters to lead Ole Miss
on the final day of the 2013 Southeastern Conference Outdoor
MISS SWEEP OF NO. 13 MISSISSIPPI STATE WITH 7-6 LOSS
Miss. – Despite an early advantage, the Rebel bullpen couldn’t hold on
down the stretch as No. 13 Mississippi State (37-15, 14-13 SEC) chipped
away at the lead to down No. 20 Ole Miss (35-17, 14-13 SEC) by a score
of 7-6 in Sunday’s series finale.
GIVES REBELS EXTRA-INNING WIN OVER SAINT LOUIS
Miss. – Austin Anderson got one hit on the night, but made it a big
one, delivering the game-winner in the 11th inning as No. 18 Ole Miss
(32-14) rallied for an 8-7 win over Saint Louis (30-14)
Drop Rubber Match Against No. 15 Texas A&M
Miss. – Sophomore third baseman Allison Brown hit her team-high 16th
double of the season, setting a new single season program record, but
Ole Miss fell 5-1 to No. 15 Texas A&M on Sunday afternoon at
Ole Miss Softball Complex.
SWEEP NO. 22 ALABAMA WITH EXTRA-INNING WIN
Miss. – Tanner Mathis delivered the clutch hit expected from a senior
on Sunday afternoon, coming up with a bases-loaded single in the 11th
inning to deliver a 4-3 win as No. 18 Ole Miss (26-10, 7-8 SEC) picked
up a series sweep of No. 22 Alabama (22-16, 8-7 SEC).
Beat Jackson State Twice
Miss. -- The No. 37 ranked Ole Miss women’s team got a confidence
boosting doubleheader victory against Jackson State here Wednesday at
the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center. With consecutive scores of
the Rebels move to 7-9 overall.
Miss Football Holds First Spring Practice Of 2013
Miss. – Just minutes after the Ole Miss hoops team wrapped up the SEC
Championship in Nashville, the Rebel football squad held its first
spring practice in preparation for the 2013 season on a gorgeous Sunday
afternoon in Oxford.
Champs: Ole Miss Tops Pitt 38-17
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – It was worth the wait.
weeks after closing out its regular season by defeating No. 24
Mississippi State to bring home the Egg Bowl trophy for the first time
since 2008, Ole Miss (7-6) took down Pitt in the BBVA Compass Bowl in
Birmingham, Ala., 38-17.
Miss Bowl Week Report
Ala. – Ole Miss players went through their final full practice of the
season as part of Thursday’s full day of activities leading up to the
BBVA Compass Bowl to be held Saturday at Legion Field.
Drop Road Contest At Hofstra
NY – The Ole Miss women’s basketball team saw Hofstra come back from a
15-point first half deficit as the Rebels fell on the road to the Pride
72-63 in the New York Life Holiday Invitational Friday night.
Miss Accepts Invite To BBVA Compass Bowl
OXFORD, Miss. – After a two-year hiatus, Ole Miss is renewing its rich
bowl tradition as the Rebels accepted an invitation to the BBVA Compass
Bowl on Sunday. They will face Pittsburgh from the Big East Conference.
Rout Bulldogs 41-24 To Gain Bowl Eligibility
OXFORD, Miss. – For the first time since 2009, the Ole Miss Rebels will
Paced by a three-touchdown performance from sophomore wide receiver
Donte Moncrief, Ole Miss (6-6, 3-5 Southeastern Conference) defeated
its intrastate rival, No. 24 Mississippi State, 41-24 on a beautiful
Saturday night in front of 61,005 fans at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Fall As Vanderbilt Rallies In Second Half
OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss sophomore quarterback Bo Wallace passed for a
career-high 403 yards, and junior wide receiver Ja-Mes Logan had eight
receptions for 160 yards – both career highs – but the Rebels couldn’t
hold on and fell to Vanderbilt 27-26.
Records Season-High Assist Total In 3-1 Loss At LSU
Morgan, Amanda Philpot notch double-doubles in defeat
The Rebels (10-13, 4-10 SEC) got 14 kills and 15 digs out of junior
outside hitter Kara Morgan, and a season-high 52 assists and 12 digs
from senior setter Amanda Philpot, but couldn’t overcome the dynamic
LSU attacking duo of Madie Jones and Desiree Elliott.
Miss Holds Off Razorbacks 30-27
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Senior kicker Bryson Rose kicked a 31-yard field
goal as time expired to give the Ole Miss Rebels a 30-27 win against
Arkansas here Saturday at War Memorial Stadium.
Volleyball Earns Sweep Over South Carolina
double-double, Clair’s season-high 14 kills lead Ole Miss to 3-0 victory
OXFORD, Miss. – Another double-double from Ole Miss senior setter
Amanda Philpot, and a season-high 14 kills from freshman middle blocker
Nakeyta Clair led the Ole Miss volleyball team (10-10, 4-7 SEC) to a
3-0 victory over South Carolina on Sunday at the Gillom Sports Center.
Snap SEC Skid With 41-20 Win Over Auburn
Scott leads Ole Miss with 207 all-purpose yards
OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze received a
Gatorade bath and the Ole Miss faithful stood and cheered the team on
in appreciation. After 16 long games, the Rebels finally snapped their
Southeastern Conference losing skid Saturday with a 41-20 win over
Auburn (1-5, 0-4 SEC) on Homecoming at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Miss Loses Heartbreaker To Texas A&M
OXFORD, Miss. – On a chilly Saturday evening at Vaught-Hemingway
Stadium, the Ole Miss Rebels fell in heartbreaking fashion, 30-27, to
Texas A&M. Ole Miss (3-3, 0-2 Southeastern Conference) led by
points in the fourth quarter against the Aggies, but couldn’t hold on
to the victory.
MISS SHUTS OUT ALABAMA 1-0
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Kelly McCormick came up big for the Rebels on
Sunday, posting eight saves on the afternoon including a big save on a
penalty kick as Ole Miss (9-2, 2-2 SEC) shutout Alabama (6-3-1, 1-2-1
SEC) at the Alabama Soccer Stadium.
Fall To Longhorns In Highly Anticipated Showdown
OXFORD, Miss. – In a high-scoring affair that saw a total of 97 points
scored, the Ole Miss football team (2-1) could not stop the No. 12
Texas (3-0) offense, and lost its first game of the season 66-31
Saturday night at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Helps Rebels Shut Out Texas Tech 2-0
OXFORD, Miss. – In a battle of unbeaten teams on Sunday night, the
Rebel offense came up with clutch goals while the back line clamped
down as Ole Miss (6-0) posted its fourth consecutive shutout of the
season with a 2-0 win over Texas Tech (5-1) on Sunday night.
Miss Opens Freeze Era With 49-27 Win Over UCA
outscore Central Arkansas 35-7 in second half to earn victory
OXFORD, Miss. – Sophomore quarterback Bo Wallace went 20-24 for 264
yards and two touchdowns, and the Ole Miss football team (1-0) opened
the Hugh Freeze era by coming back from a six-point halftime deficit to
defeat Central Arkansas 49-27 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford,
Miss Defense Shows Energy In Third Practice
Miss. – The third practice of Ole Miss preseason football camp saw the
Rebels work for two hours in shells on a cloudy Sunday morning.
step closer to strapping on the pads, which is planned for Tuesday, the
team was energetic on defense and got a lift from the freshman
tailbacks, according to head coach Hugh Freeze.
ENJOYING EXPERIENCE WITH USA BASEBALL COLLEGIATE NATIONAL TEAM
Miss. – It’s been a hectic few weeks for junior right-hander Bobby
Wahl, as the Ole Miss pitcher has been competing with the USA Baseball
Collegiate National Team this summer.
NAMED ALL-AMERICAN BY BASEBALL AMERICA, PERFECT GAME
Miss. – The postseason honors have continued to pour in for Rebel
second baseman Alex Yarbrough as the junior was most recently named a
first team All-America selection by both Baseball America and Perfect
Former Rebels To Vie For U.S. Olympic Team Spots
Miss. – Eight current and former Ole Miss Rebels will be among the top
American track and field athletes to congregate in Eugene, Ore., over
the next 11 days for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
Twins Reach NCAA Final Four In Doubles
Ga. – Ole Miss senior twins Marcel Thiemann and Chris Thiemann reached
the NCAA Final Four Saturday, coming back and winning a third-set
tiebreaker against VCU’s Antoine Baroz and Alexis Heugas.
Freshman Nik Scholtz ended his run in the NCAA Singles, losing in
straight sets to the 2010 NCAA Champion, Bradley Klahn (Stanford).
USE BIG FOURTH INNING TO DOWN MURRAY STATE 11-5
Miss. – The Rebel offense put together a nine-run fourth inning and got
solid relief pitching to hold the Thoroughbreds in check as No. 24 Ole
Miss (30-16) defeated Murray State (21-25) by a score of 11-5 on
Wednesday night at Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field.
NO. 22 REBELS CLAIM GOVERNOR’S CUP WITH 6-3 WIN OVER MISSISSIPPI STATE
Miss. – Freshman right-hander Hawtin Buchanan led the Rebel bullpen in
holding the Bulldogs scoreless over the final 5.1 innings of play as
No. 22 Ole Miss (25-12) defeated Mississippi State (21-16) by a score
of 6-3 in the annual Governor’s Cup game played at Trustmark Park.
Pleased With Energy At Tuesday’s Practice
Miss. – For the second time this spring, weather forced the Rebel
football team indoors for practice but the change in scenery did
nothing to affect the team’s intensity and energy during practice
16 Rebel Netters Shut Out State To Conclude Regular Season
Miss. – The No. 16 nationally ranked Ole Miss women’s tennis team took
care of business in its final regular season match, shutting out
Mississippi State 7-0 at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre to win their 23rd
straight in the series.
Young Lead Big Day For Rebels At Home Meet
Miss. – Led by a pair of dominant outings from junior All-Americans
Mike Granger and Isiah Young, the Ole Miss track and field team gave
head coach Joe Walker a home farewell performance he’ll cherish for a
Miss’ Robertson, Kendricks Garner SEC Weekly Honors
Ala. – After achieving the world’s best high jump this year at the
Florida Relays, Ole Miss junior Ricky Robertson was named the
Southeastern Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week, while Sam
Kendricks was tabbed the SEC Men’s Freshman of the Week for his pole
vault victory in Gainesville.
Tied For First After Day One
Miss. – Natalie Gleadall shot a tournament-best 3-under 69 to lead the
Ole Miss women’s golf team to a 292 and into a tie for first at the
conclusion of the opening round of the BancorpSouth Rebel
16 REBELS POST 12-0 SHUTOUT OF JACKSON STATE
Miss. – Chris Ellis was solid in his first career start and the Rebel
bullpen took advantage of an early offensive showing to help No. 16 Ole
Miss (18-7) post a 12-0 shutout over Jackson State (16-8) on Tuesday
night at Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field.
Miss Track & Field Adds Three More
Miss. – Head coach Joe Walker has announced the addition of three more
student-athletes that will join the Ole Miss track and field team for
the 2012-13 academic year.
Offense Posts Big Day
Miss. – The Ole Miss offense pounded out 20 hits and scored 15 runs, as
the Rebels split a doubleheader against Belmont and Murray State on
Sunday at the Ole Miss Softball Complex. The Rebels (4-3) run-ruled
Belmont 9-1 in five innings in the first game before dropping the
second game 11-6 to Murray State.
22 OLE MISS SPLITS SERIES WITH NO. 10 TCU AFTER 5-3 SUNDAY LOSS
WORTH, Texas – Tanner Mathis went 3-for-4 with an RBI and the Rebels
strung together a fifth-inning rally to tie the game, but couldn’t grab
the lead as No. 22 Ole Miss (1-1) fell to No. 10 TCU (1-1) by a score
of 5-3 on Sunday.
Hoops Drops Close Game With No. 10 Tennessee
Miss. – The Ole Miss women’s basketball team hung tough with No. 10
Tennessee, falling to the Lady Vols at home 66-56 Sunday afternoon in
front of 2,776 fans.
Completes First Full-Time Staff At Ole Miss
Miss. -- Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze has completed his
first full-time staff with the Rebels with the addition of Corey Batoon
as Assistant Athletics Director for Player Development and Tyler Siskey
as Coordinator of Recruiting Development.
GATORS CLASH IN OXFORD
Thursday’s game in Oxford features a pair of teams near the top of the
SEC standings with third-place Florida visiting fourth-place Ole Miss.
The 13th-ranked Gators will face a Rebel squad coming off two straight
wins and three victories in its last four outings. Ole Miss has
defended its home court with a perfect 8-0 mark this season, while
Florida is 1-4 on the road.
Shine At SEC Indoor; Thiemann’s Take Doubles Title
Ky. – The Ole Miss men’s tennis team capped off a great tournament at
the SEC Indoor Championships with the senior twin duo of Marcel
Thiemann and Chris Thiemann taking the Doubles Championship here Monday
morning at the Boone Tennis Complex.
Miss Picks Up JUCO QB Bo Wallace
Miss. – Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze continues his hot
start on the recruiting trail, receiving a national letter of intent
Thursday from Bo Wallace, a quarterback from East Mississippi Community
Second Half Leads Ole Miss Over Arkansas
Miss. – Danielle McCray grabbed a huge defensive rebound with 22.9
seconds remaining and Nikki Byrd added two free throws with 19 seconds
left as the Ole Miss women’s basketball team defeated Arkansas 60-54
Miss’ Sowell, Dorsey Competing In Postseason All-Star Games
Miss. – The East-West Shrine Game will feature a pair of Ole Miss
Rebels as offensive tackle Bradley Sowell joins Kentrell Lockett on the
roster for the 87th annual event. It was also announced today that
defensive end Wayne Dorsey will compete in the Casino Del Sol College
Miss Adds Three More To Football Staff
Miss. – Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze continues to assemble
an impressive staff, adding co-defensive coordinator/cornerbacks coach
Wesley McGriff, wide receivers coach Grant Heard and strength and
conditioning coach Paul Jackson
Half Run Pushes No. 21 Vanderbilt Past Ole Miss
Tenn. – The Ole Miss women’s basketball, trailing by one with 15
minutes to play, saw No. 21/24 Vanderbilt use a run to put the game out
of reach as the Commodores posted a 68-52 win in Nashville.
Nix Returns With Ole Miss Football Staff
Miss. – Ole Miss’ running backs coach for the past four years, Derrick
Nix will return in that post under new head coach Hugh Freeze.
Miss' Joe David Earns Top Five Finish At Patriot All-America
PARK, Ariz. – Ole Miss senior golfer Joe David concluded the 2011 year
in style this week in Arizona earning a top five finish in the
inaugural Patriot All-America Invitational at the Wigwam Golf Club.
Golfer Haley Millsap Runs Away With Hardee’s Collegiate Holiday Classic
Fla. – In college golf, in between the fall and spring seasons, there
are a few tournaments that players can play in to stay in a competitive
mode during the break.
Miss’ Joe David Shoots 72 In First Round At Patriot All-America
PARK, Ariz. – Ole Miss men’s golf senior Joe David shot a 1-over 72 in
the first round of the Patriot All-America Invitational here Wednesday
at the Wigwam Golf Club and stands in a tie for 19th.
Miss Finalizes 2012 Football Schedule
Miss. – Following the SEC’s merger of Texas A&M and Missouri
the conference slate, Ole Miss has finalized its football schedule for
JOE DAVID SELECTED TO INAUGURAL PATRIOT ALL-AMERICA INVITATIONAL
Ariz. – Ole Miss men’s golf senior Joe David enjoyed an excellent start
to his final campaign this fall, and was rewarded with selection to the
inaugural Patriot All-America Invitational to be played Dec. 28-30 at
the Wigwam Golf Club in Litchfield Park, Ariz.
Miss Downs Lipscomb, 72-57
Byrd Records Her Seventh Double-Double
Tenn. – Nikki Byrd took a charge midway through the second half that
sparked Ole Miss as the Rebels posted a come-from-behind win at
Lipscomb Friday night, 72-57.
Debuts In 80-56 Rout Of Delta Devils
White Scores Team-High 16 Points In Rebel Debut
Miss. - (AP) Freshman guard LaDarius White spent eight games watching
from the sidelines while he finished up academic requirements and
waited for NCAA clearance to make his debut.
Announces First Additions To Ole Miss Football Staff
Miss. – Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze announced on Thursday the first
additions to his Rebel football staff. Dave Wommack was named the
Rebels’ defensive coordinator and safeties coach, Maurice Harris will
serve as tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator, Tom Allen will be
the linebackers coach, and Chris Kiffin was named defensive line coach.
Tapped To Return Titles To Ole Miss
Miss. -- A Mississippi native, inspirational leader and one of the
nation's top rising coaches, Hugh Freeze was the first choice to return
championships to Ole Miss Football and was introduced as the Rebels'
37th head coach Monday to a capacity crowd at the Gertrude Castellow
Ford Center for the Performing Arts on campus.
“This is home to me,” said Freeze during the emotional announcement.
“This is a destination job.”
Miss Search Committee Meets With Football Team
Miss. – Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones and the football search committee
met with members of the Rebel football squad Tuesday as part of a
special team meeting.
Win Fourth In Row, Beat UAPB, 83-52
Miss. – The Ole Miss women’s basketball team used a balanced effort
Tuesday night to win its fourth game in a row, beating Arkansas-Pine
RETURN HOME TO FACE HURRICANES
Miss returns home from its trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands to host the
Miami Hurricanes on Friday. Ole Miss is coming off an 80-69 win over
TCU in which it shot by far a season-best 60 percent from the field.
That game cinched a third-place finish at the Paradise Jam.
Miss' Henry Makes Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team
THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – Ole Miss senior forward Terrance Henry
was named to the five-member All-Tournament Team following the
conclusion of the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam.
Miss Women's Hoops Wins At SEMO
Girardeau, Mo . – The Ole Miss women’s basketball team beat Southeast
Missouri State 51-43 Monday night, behind Nikki Byrd’s second
With the win Ole Miss improved to 3-1
while Southeast Missouri State fell to 0-4. Ole Miss improved to 3-1
overall for the third consecutive season.
Double-Double Leads Ole Miss Women's Hoops Past South Alabama
OXFORD, Miss. – Nikki Byrd recorded her sixth career double-double as
Ole Miss downed South Alabama, 54-45, Friday night.
the win Ole Miss improved to 2-1 overall while South Alabama fell to
2-1 overall. Ole Miss head coach Renee Ladner picked up her 60th career
victory Friday night with the win over South Alabama.
Clutch In Rebels’ First-Round Win At Paradise Jam
THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS - Dundrecous Nelson scored 15 of his 16
points in the second half to lead Ole Miss to a 63-59 win over Drake in
the first round of the Paradise Jam.
Netters Announce 2012 Schedule
Miss. – Highlighted by six Southeastern Conference matches and one
against 2011 NCAA Finalist Virginia, the Ole Miss men’s tennis team
will play nine home matches in 2012 at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis
Center, which is undergoing a major renovation.
Miss Faces Drake In Paradise Jam First Round On Friday
• Ole Miss has held each of its first two opponents under 40 points for
the first two times in the Andy Kennedy era.
• Ole Miss returns six lettermen and three starters from last year’s
team that went 20-14 and played in the NIT.
• Head coach Andy Kennedy boasts a 107-64 record in his sixth year at
Miss’ Martin Kirui Makes NCAA Cross Country Championships Field
INDIANAPOLIS – Ole Miss senior Martin Kirui has been chosen to
participate in the upcoming NCAA Cross Country Championships as an
at-large individual qualifier, following a strong performance at the
NCAA South Regional on Saturday.
Scores Twice, But Rebels Fall To No. 23 Auburn
Running Back Runs For 114 Yards
AUBURN, Ala. -- Senior running back Brandon Bolden rushed for a
season-high 114 yards on 13 carries and two touchdowns, but Ole Miss
fell to No. 23 Auburn 41-23 here Saturday night at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
After falling behind 14-0 early, the Rebels responded rushing for a
season-high 172 yards in the first half, led by Bolden, who recorded
his first 100-yard rushing performance of the year and eighth of his
Miss Soccer Beats Kentucky, 2-1 In OT
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Ole Miss soccer team won its second straight game
Sunday afternoon with a 2-1 overtime win at Kentucky.
With the win, Ole Miss improved to 7-10-1 overall (3-7 SEC) while
Kentucky fell to 12-6 overall (5-5 SEC).
Alix Hildal scored the game winner for the Rebels in the 92nd minute on
an unassisted goal.
Drop Slugfest With No. 9 Arkansas
Totals Three Touchdowns
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Junior Randall Mackey threw two touchdowns and
rushed for another, but Ole Miss could not hold on to an early 17-0
lead as the Rebels fell to No. 9 Arkansas 29-24 on Saturday.
Tyler Wilson threw for 232 yards and rushed for two touchdowns. Dennis
Johnson rushed for 160 yards on 15 carries, including a 52-yard
touchdown. Joe Adams caught four passes for 124 yards.
Miss Soccer Downs Vanderbilt, 3-0
OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss soccer team got back on track in SEC play
with a 3-0 win over Vanderbilt Thursday night.
With the win, Ole Miss improved to 6-10-1 overall (2-7 SEC) while
Vanderbilt fell to 8-9 overall (2-7 SEC). The three goals marked the
fifth time this season Ole Miss has scored at least three goals in a
match and it marks the ninth time the Rebels have recorded multiple
goals in a game.
Fall To No. 2 Alabama
Posts First Career 100-Yard Receiving Game
Miss. (AP) — Freshman Nickolas Brassell posted his first career
100-yard receiving game as Ole Miss fell to No. 2 Alabama 52-7 in front
of a crowd 61,792 in Vaught-Hemingway Staduim, which marked the
fourth-largest crowd in Ole Miss history.
Chris Thiemann Advances At ITA All-American
TULSA, Okla. – Ole Miss men’s tennis senior Chris Thiemann advanced to
the final round of singles qualifying at the ITA All-American
Championships Tuesday with a straight set win at the Case Tennis
Netter Posts Big Win In All-American Qualifying
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. – Ole Miss women’s tennis sophomore Caroline
Rohde-Moe posted the biggest win of her career in the first round of
qualifying singles at the ITA All-American Championships Tuesday,
taking out the top seed and 20th ranked player in the nation.
Miss Goes To California And Defeats Fresno State 38-28
Scott Rushes For 138 Yards, Two TDs
FRESNO, Calif. -- Running back Jeff Scott rushed for a career-high 138
yards and scored two touchdowns, and senior running back Brandon Bolden
added two touchdowns to lead the Ole Miss Rebels (2-3) to a 38-28 win
against Fresno State here Saturday night at Jim Sweeney Field.
Miss Cross Country Heads To Louisville
OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss men’s and women’s cross country teams will
resume competition this weekend when they travel to Louisville, Ky.,
for the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic.
NETTERS READY FOR YEAR’S FIRST MAJOR
OXFORD, Miss. – Professional tennis has four major events during the
year. College tennis has three, and the first one - the
ITA/D’Novo All-American Championships - begins this weekend in Tulsa,
Okla. Several members of the Ole Miss men’s tennis team are
among the more than 300 players expected to compete for the first
national title of the 2011-12 college tennis season.
Set To Host No. 20 Auburn, Alabama
The Rebels did not allow a goal during the first 455 minutes of the
year which marks the longest the team held its opponents without a goal
to start the season since the beginning of the 2003 season and it’s
also the longest the team held an opponent scoreless in program
history. During that span, opposing teams took 65 shots
in five games but the Ole Miss backline allowed just 19 shots on goal -
an average of just under four per game
Drop SEC Home Opener To Georgia
Brassell With 81-Yard Punt Return For TD
OXFORD, Miss. (AP)— The Georgia Bulldogs held the Ole Miss Rebels to
just 183 total yards and a single offensive touchdown in a 27-13
victory on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
"I thought our defense came out in the second half and played a
dominant game," Georgia coach Mark Richt said. "The defense finished
this game extremely well. One play could have made it ugly and nasty
for us, but our defense just didn't (allow) that."
Rise To Second On Day Two of Golfweek Conference Challenge
In First Place, Lance Aces Par-3 7th
VAIL, Colo. -- Thanks to some senior leadership, Ole Miss overcame a
shaky front-nine and rallied to move up the standings to a second-place
tie at the conclusion of a wild second round of play Tuesday at the
Golfweek Conference Challenge in Vail, Colo.
Season Offers Promise For Rebel Hoops Team
In a world full of constant change, what doesn’t change for Andy
Kennedy each year are his expectations for the Ole Miss basketball team.
Entering his sixth year as the Rebels’ head coach, Kennedy’s 105 wins
are the most by any coach in program history in a five-year span, and
the Rebels’ 38 victories over Southeastern Conference foes are the most
by a Rebel coach in his first five seasons.
Sanders Grabs Top 20 Finish At Cougar Classic
OXFORD, Miss. -- Junior Haley Sanders shot an even-72 in the final
round Tuesday, to earn her second career top-20 finish, as the Rebels
finished in 11th place at the Cougar Classic (presented by Piggly
Wiggly) in Charleston, S.C.
Miss Soccer Travels To Nationally-Ranked Memphis
“The Memphis game is a great opportunity for us,” head coach Matt Mott
said. “They are number 16 in the country and are 5-0 and they
are playing really well. Our girls are excited and we are
excited to play them. They are our biggest rival outside of
the SEC and so I expect a really great game. They are a very
good team so we have to be sharp and focused and ready to go.”
Women Take First Place In Cross Country Season Opener
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Ole Miss women’s cross country team opened its
2011 season with a victory, capturing the team title at the Brooks
Memphis Twilight Classic held Saturday night at the Mike Rose Soccer
Miss Soccer Records Double Overtime Tie With Wright State
AUBURN, Ala. – The Ole Miss soccer team kept its opponent off the
scoreboard for the fourth consecutive game as the Rebels recorded a 0-0
double overtime tie against Wright State Friday night at the Auburn
With the tie, Ole Miss is now 3-0-1 on the year and remains unbeaten in
its first four matches of the year. This season’s start ties
the program record for the best start to a year, through the first four
games, with the 2005 team who went 4-0.
Week Practice Begins
OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss began its game week preparations for
Saturday’s season opener against BYU with a two-and-a-half hour
practice on Tuesday.
After Monday’s routine day off, the Rebels were a little more rested as
they began preparing for the Cougars in earnest.
“Game week is finally here,” head coach Houston Nutt said. “Our guys
were real fresh today. I thought they moved around extremely well. They
know it’s near. They had tremendous focus today. It was a good day.”
Scores Game Winner, Rebels Top Texas Tech
was a great early test for our team,” head coach Matt Mott
said. “We really hung in and we really worked hard in the
second half. It was a really great goal for Rafa and she’s
able to create goals out of nothing. To be able to come in
and keep a clean sheet on the road against a team like Texas Tech is
Miss Runners Prep For 2011 Cross Country Season
Miss. – Following a 2010 season that saw Ole Miss Cross Country achieve
some of the best results in school history, the Rebel men and women
look to carry that momentum into a promising 2011 campaign.
Ole Miss’ collection of long-distance runners reported to campus on
Aug. 16 and has looked good according to track and field associate head
coach Doug Blackwell, who oversees the cross country teams.
Turnout For Meet The Rebels
OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss continued its preparations for the Sept. 3
football season opener against BYU with an intrasquad scrimmage in
front of nearly 6,000 fans at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday
An estimated 4,000 Ole Miss fans showed up at the Indoor Practice Field
for the annual Meet the Rebels Day prior to the scrimmage.
FORCES REBELS INSIDE FOR PRACTICE
a little leg weary and we have a lot of guys fighting through some
things, so we decided to make our early practice the full pad one
today,” Nutt said. "I was glad to see Mike Marry (MLB) back out there
today. He looked good, very physical.
“I can see a big jump in our understanding of the terminology and what
we are trying to do, things that were vague to them in the
spring. We've been through the whole book, and it’s great to
see things coming together.”
Battle Heats Up
OXFORD, Miss. – The temperatures at Ole Miss football practices are
cooling down, but the quarterback race got even warmer on Tuesday as
the Rebels went through another day of preseason camp.
With the team in full pads again, head coach Houston Nutt pointed out
the progress of Rebel signal callers Barry Brunetti, Randall Mackey and
Zack Stoudt, who are in a tight three-way race for the starting job.
Regroup After Scrimmage
OXFORD, Miss. – Coming off the team’s first full-scale scrimmage, Ole
Miss returned to preseason football practice Sunday evening to correct
The Rebels spent part of the day reviewing film of Saturday’s scrimmage
before taking to the practice fields for 90 minutes, working in shorts
and shoulder pads on corrections, special teams and conditioning.
“After looking at the film, we still have a long ways to go,” said head
coach Houston Nutt. “I was pleased with some things and not very
pleased with some other things. But that’s why we have camp."
Impress Nutt In Rebels’ First Fall Practice
– The long summer days of waiting for preseason camp to arrive are
finally over, as Ole Miss conducted its first practice of the 2011 fall
season on Saturday.
Fourth-year head coach Houston Nutt had a number of good things to say
about his team’s first practice that was moved into the Indoor Practice
Facility during warm-ups because of lightning.
“We had a really good first day,” Nutt said. “A lot of energy, passion
and enthusiasm. The key is to keep it going each day and keep getting
better. Thank goodness for this indoor facility. This really makes
everything great when you have a place like this.”
Athletics Assists Smithville Community
Miss. – After collecting household goods over the last two weekends,
Ole Miss Athletics personnel hand-delivered a substantial load of items
to the Smithville community as part of the Rebel Relief Project on
More than 25 Ole Miss representatives joined forces with the United Way
of Monroe County and citizens of Smithville and the surrounding areas
to unload the Rebels’ 18-wheel equipment truck and another University
van that were loaded with donated items.
Miss' Hawkins Member Of Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List
Miss. -- Ole Miss' A.J. Hawkins remains a candidate to be college
football's top center, as the Rimington Trophy released its updated
watch list for the 2011 award on Wednesday.
A junior from Lithonia, Ga., Hawkins started 11 games at center last
year and helped Ole Miss lead the SEC in fewest sacks allowed and rank
third in rushing offense. Behind Hawkins’ line, the Rebels notched
eight individual 100-yard rushing performances by four different
Sowell Selected To Lombardi Award Watch List
– For the second time in a week, Ole Miss' Bradley Sowell has been
singled out as a candidate for one of college football's top awards.
Tuesday, the senior offensive tackle was named to the Official Watch
List for the 2011 Rotary Lombardi Award. This is the 42nd year that the
award has honored the nation’s college lineman of the year.
Reese Doubles As World Champion And College Graduate
By Natalie Myers
Gulfport High School’s track and field team was in need of a long
jumper, Brittney Reese’s coach was hesitant to let her try out. Reese
was already involved in six other events, and adding long jump to the
list did not seem like an option.
Adds Former Wichita State Head Coach To Rebel Staff
OXFORD, Miss. – Mike Perniciaro, a former head
coach at Wichita State and an assistant at Auburn and Georgia, is
joining the Ole Miss softball program as an assistant coach, head coach
Windy Thees announced on Wednesday
PLACES 61 ON SEC SPRING ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Sixty-one Ole Miss student-athletes competing in
spring sports have been recognized for their efforts in the classroom,
as the 2011 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll was announced Thursday by
Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive.
Relief Project To Assist Storm-Stricken Areas
Miss. – Rebel fans and Oxford area residents will have the opportunity
to donate household and clothing items for the Rebel Relief Project on
Sunday, July 10.
Coordinated by the Ole Miss athletics department, the Rebel Relief
Project will be held from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on July 10 at the Walmart in
Miss’ Sofie Persson Makes Capital One Academic All-America Squad
– Ole Miss’ Sofie Persson has been selected as a 2011 Capital One
Academic All-American in women’s track & field, the College
Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Wednesday.
Signees Sweep Mississippi Gatorade Athlete Of The Year Awards
– A pair of Ole Miss signees were honored this week as the top high
school track & field athletes in the state of Mississippi.
Oxford’s Sam Kendricks was named the 2010-11 Gatorade Mississippi Boys
Athlete of the Year, while Taryn Hartfield of Hattiesburg was tabbed
the 2010-11 Gatorade Mississippi Girls Athlete of the Year.
shuts down Volunteers
KNOXVILLE — Matt Crouse continued his Friday night dominance, throwing
a five-hitter to help Ole Miss beat Tennessee 6-1 in the opening game
of a Southeastern Conference baseball series.
It marked the second complete game in three weeks for Crouse, a junior
left-hander who struck out six and walked two in improving his record
giving coach Kennedy contract extension after disappointing basketball
Miss. — For just the second time in his five-year tenure, Mississippi
basketball coach Andy Kennedy will not receive a contract extension.
Ole Miss athletic director Pete Boone confirmed Thursday Kennedy, who
has three years remaining on a contract that pays $1.3 million
annually, will not receive an extension. A four-year contract is the
longest allowed by state law.
Rebels blank Samford 3-0 to wrap up home stand
first baseman Matt Smith hit a two-run homer to center in the first and
that was all the offense the Diamond Rebels (16-6) needed in a 3-0
victory over Samford (15-8) on Tuesday night.
“It was a well-played game. (We got) a big home run, obviously, by Matt
(Smith) in the first,” Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco said. “I thought
(Matt) Tracy wasn’t as sharp as he was last week, but battled out of
some jams against a very good Samford team. Offensively, they didn’t
give us much – They pitched well and just ran arm after arm out there.”
Miss (20-13) at California (17-14)
GAME NOTES: The fifth-seeded Ole Miss Rebels and the fourth-seeded
California Golden Bears meet at Haas Pavilion tonight, for a National
Invitational Tournament opening round tilt.
Tonight's victor will advance to the second round, for a date with the
Texas Southern/Colorado winner.
Lawrence Brown, a 6' 5", 230-pound tight end out of New Hope, has
already been offered by Ole Miss, but another in-state scholarship
could be on the way.
"I think Mississippi State is going to offer me next," said Brown when
asked who which school is closest to offering next. "They are showing
me a lot of love right now. They are really trying to get me to come
there so I think they will be next."