May 23, 2013 2:21 PM
HOOVER, Ala. - Mikey White hit a two-run single in the 10th inning to give Alabama a 7-5 victory against Mississippi at the Southeastern Conference tournament on Thursday. Alabama (34-25) trailed 3-0 early in the elimination game, but rallied for two runs in the fourth, one in the fifth and... more »
May 16, 2013 5:40 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU junior second baseman JaCoby Jones has been diagnosed with an injury to his left hand and will be held out of the starting lineup during this week's series versus Ole Miss, coach Paul Mainieri said Thursday.
"We're certainly disappointed that JaCoby won't be in... more »
May 16, 2013 10:55 AM
BATON ROUGE - Second-ranked LSU (46-7, 21-6 SEC) plays host tonight to Ole Miss for the start of their last regular season three-game series.
LSU is No. 2 in the SEC with a 2.37 team ERA, and the Tigers' staff is fourth in the league in strikeouts with 412.... more »
April 13, 2013 6:44 PM
OXFORD, Ms. - Quarterback Bo Wallace tossed a football up and down on the sidelines. Receiver Donte Moncrief stood holding his helmet, offering encouragement to teammates. Mississippi's annual Grove Bowl wasn't about watching the team's stars on Saturday. Instead, it was one more opportunity for second-year coach Hugh Freeze to... more »
April 12, 2013 10:12 PM
OXFORD, Ms. - Mississippi basketball coach Andy Kennedy has earned a raise and an extension to his contract after leading the Rebels to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2002. The school said Friday that Kennedy's contract has been extended through the 2017 season and will pay him... more »
April 3, 2013 5:39 PM
OXFORD, Ms. - Mississippi guard Marshall Henderson posted a letter on the school's athletic website on Wednesday apologizing for some of his actions during a successful but turbulent season. The 6-foot-2 junior averaged more than 20 points per game this season, leading the Rebels to their first NCAA tournament since... more »
March 22, 2013 2:32 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Marshall Henderson shook out of a shooting slump and scored 17 points in the second half, leading 12th-seeded Mississippi past No. 5 Wisconsin 57-46 on Friday, giving the Rebels their first NCAA tournament win since 2002. For the cold-shooting Badgers (23-12), the upset loss snaps a string... more »
February 13, 2013 9:58 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Elston Turner had 37 points, including a career-high seven 3-pointers, to give Texas A&M a 69-67 win over Mississippi on Wednesday night. Derrick Millinghaus made a free throw before the Rebels got the ball back after a shot-clock violation. Millinghaus hit a layup with 44 seconds... more »
February 13, 2013 9:55 PM
OXFORD, Miss. - The No. 10 LSU softball team blasted four home runs and used another Rachele Fico gem in the circle to claim a 9-1 six-inning victory over Ole Miss Wednesday in a rare non-conference meeting at the Ole Miss Complex.
LSU's (5-1) four homers in a game... more »
February 7, 2013 5:58 PM
OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi forward Demarco Cox will miss the remainder of the season because of a stress fracture in his left foot. The 6-foot-8, 272-pound junior has already missed extended time because of the injury. He's played in just seven games, averaging 1.6 points and 1.1 rebounds. But there... more »
February 6, 2013 7:16 AM
Loganville, Ga.- The nation's No. 1 football prospect made it official this morning, as Robert Nkemdiche signed with the Ole Miss Rebels and not with LSU.
Nkemdiche, a 6-foot-5, 265-pound defensive end from Loganville, Georgia, revealed his decision live on ESPNU just before 7 a.m.
LSU got an... more »
November 27, 2012 11:02 AM
OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi has been fined $5,000 by the Southeastern Conference after "fans entered the competition area" following the football team's 41-24 victory over No. 25 Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl on Saturday. Fans rushed the field after Ole Miss' victory over the Bulldogs. The win snapped the... more »
November 21, 2012 10:31 AM
OXFORD, Miss. - The University of Mississippi doesn't want to see any cowbells at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium during the Egg Bowl on Saturday.
The school sent out a statement saying that cowbells are "strictly prohibited" from the stadium during the annual football game between Ole Miss and Mississippi State, citing... more »
November 15, 2012 10:26 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU great Billy Cannon will be on hand to greet fans Saturday morning, November 17, 2012 at The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU.
In conjunction with LSU's 2:30 p.m. clash with Ole Miss, Cannon will sign autographs at the hotel from 9 to 11... more »
September 26, 2012 10:29 AM
OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi's defense is undersized, inexperienced and doesn't have much depth.
The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide has a punishing, effective offense that has steamrolled every team it has faced this season.
The mismatch that presents is obvious. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze says his team's... more »
September 19, 2012 10:43 AM
OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze said his defense made too many foolish mistakes in last weekend's lopsided 66-31 loss to Texas.
There were also times the bigger, stronger and faster Longhorns simply manhandled the smaller Rebels. And so it goes for Freeze, the first-year Ole Miss coach... more »
April 6, 2012 6:36 AM
JACKSON, Miss. - The University of Mississippi School of Business Administration and University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Health Related Professions have launched a new part-time option for the online master of health care administration program. Bethany Cooper, director of corporate relations and MBA/MHA services, says the new three-year,... more »
November 18, 2011 12:15 PM
OXFORD, Miss. - In the long history of the LSU-Mississippi rivalry, the chasm between these two programs has rarely been wider.
Top-ranked LSU is closing in on an SEC Western Division championship and is looking to secure a berth in the national title game.
The Tigers are also... more »
November 15, 2011 6:04 PM
BATON ROUGE - Cornerback Morris Claiborne says he and teammates often talk about how they'd like the Tigers' 2011 defense to be remembered as best LSU ever had.
That's a tall order considering the strong defenses fielded by LSU national title teams in 2003 and 2007, which each sent... more »
November 15, 2011 5:54 PM
OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi coach Houston Nutt has suspended starting quarterback Randall Mackey and leading rusher Jeff Scott for Saturday's game against No. 1 LSU for violating team rules.
Nutt did not say what the violations were, but says the suspensions could also include the season finale against Mississippi... more »
November 7, 2011 12:01 PM
OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi football coach Houston Nutt will resign at the end of the season.
Mississippi athletic director Pete Boone says Nutt will coach the Rebels' last three games this year. Boone also announced Monday he will step down as athletic director within the next year.
The... more »
March 30, 2011 12:53 PM
RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech has introduced 34-year-old Mississippi assistant Michael White as its new head basketball coach.
White says Wednesday that he never dreamed his first head coaching job would be at a school like Louisiana Tech, which has produced several NBA players including Karl Malone and P.J.... more »
February 10, 2011 12:31 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Winter weather across the South has kept a pair of Southeastern Conference basketball teams on the road longer than planned.
Both Arkansas and LSU stayed in Mississippi following games Wednesday night.
The Razorbacks, who lost 67-56 at Mississippi State, stayed because of heavy snow in... more »
November 20, 2010 6:37 PM
Jordan Jefferson passed for a career-high 254 yards, threw for one touchdown and ran for another, and fifth-ranked LSU survived a thrilling upset bid by Mississippi 43-36 on Saturday.
LSU (10-1, 6-1 SEC) trailed 36-35 with 4:57 left when Patrick Peterson returned a kickoff 34 yards to midfield, setting... more »
November 18, 2010 3:43 PM
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -During his 13 years in the Southeastern Conference, Mississippi coach Houston Nutt has been known to morph from football coach to Southern Baptist preacher when the need arises.
Earlier this week, with the Rebels in the throes of a miserable season, the veteran coach made this... more »
November 13, 2010 3:01 PM
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tyler Bray threw three touchdown passes, two of them to Justin Hunter, and Tauren Poole ran for two more as Tennessee got its first Southeastern Conference win of the season with a 52-14 victory over Mississippi on Saturday.
On Tennessee's first play from scrimmage, Bray attempted a... more »
November 8, 2010 11:32 AM
LSU Tiger football fans will have to get used to cheering on their team in the afternoon once again.
LSU's game against Ole Miss in November 20, is set to kickoff at 2:30 p.m. in Tiger Stadium.
The Tigers are ranked fifth in the latest BCS polls, after... more »
October 14, 2010 4:45 PM
After all that, it's a bear.
It has been more than a decade since the University of Mississippi began stripping away its images of the Old South. Confederate battle flags were first to go. Next was mascot "Colonel Reb," the goateed Southern planter who cheered on the Rebels from the... more »
September 18, 2010 4:50 PM
Warren Norman rushed for 111 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown, as Vanderbilt beat Mississippi 28-14 for coach Robbie Caldwell's first career victory on Saturday. Vanderbilt (1-2, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) snapped a 10-game conference losing streak dating back to 2008. The Commodores have beaten the Rebels four of the past six... more »
September 3, 2010 4:15 PM
In another surprising twist to a month-long saga, Mississippi quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has been cleared to play football just one day before the start of the season.
Three days ago, the NCAA ruled that the former Oregon quarterback had to sit out a season after enrolling at Mississippi. But... more »
September 2, 2010 2:32 PM
When the Ole Miss Rebels take the football field Saturday in Oxford, there will be one mascot on the sidelines.
A yellow-beaked bird known as "Cocky" will be representing Jacksonville State, when they take on the Rebels.
Ole Miss was hoping to have a new mascot to succeed... more »
August 31, 2010 4:55 PM
The NCAA has denied Mississippi quarterback Jeremiah Masoli's request for a waiver that would allow him to play immediately, meaning the former Oregon standout won't be eligible until 2011. Mississippi officials announced Tuesday plans to the appeal the ruling, with a response expected in less than one week. "I'm just... more »
August 24, 2010 1:02 PM
Single-game tickets for LSU home football games against Mississippi State, McNeese State and Louisiana-Monroe will go on sale to the general public Saturday.
In addition, the LSU Ticket Office announced that a limited number of three-game mini-plans will also be available to the general public.
The games in... more »
August 17, 2010 2:25 PM
University of Mississippi basketball coach Andy Kennedy has settled a defamation lawsuit with a cab driver and a valet.
Kennedy had filed a civil suit after he was arrested in Cincinnati in 2008 over an altercation with the cabbie. A valet witnessed the incident.
He denied punching the... more »
July 29, 2010 9:17 AM
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed both of their second-round draft picks, the SEC duo of wide receiver Dexter McCluster of Ole Miss and Alabama's Javier Arenas, a defensive back.
However, as of Wednesday night, the Chiefs still hadn't signed first round selection Eric Berry, a safety who is... more »
July 25, 2010 5:41 PM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and his wife, Abby, have given $1 million to an academic scholarship program at their alma mater. A news release Saturday quotes Manning as saying he's giving to the need-based Ole Miss Opportunity program because academics and good grades were very important to him... more »
June 24, 2010 8:23 PM
The search for a new msacot for the University of Mississippi enters a new phase with online voting on Monday. The vote is to narrow the 1,000 suggestions to eleven and students, staff, alumni association members and season football ticket holders have a vote. The ballot closes on July 5th.... more »
May 26, 2010 4:47 PM
In early SEC Tournament scores, Alabama defeated Auburn 7-1 in Game 1. In Game 2, Ole Miss shut out South Carolina 3-0.
Winners Alabama and Ole Miss will square off Thursday at 4:30 p.m. while the elimination game between Auburn and South Carolina is set for 9:30 a.m. more »
February 24, 2010 8:28 PM
The leader of the Rebel Alliance from "Star Wars" fame, Admiral Ackbar, has become an internet and blog darling now that Ole Miss students voted to find a new mascot. An Ole Miss group of "Star Wars" fans are promoting the pop-eye Calamari. But Dean of Students Sparky Reardon says... more »
February 23, 2010 8:36 PM
Students at Ole Miss voted Tuesday to move toward finding a new mascot to replace the abandoned Colonel Reb. It was dropped in 2003 as the school moved away from Old South symbolism. He was an old southern gentleman with a cane and floppy hat. Since then, Ole Miss became... more »
February 22, 2010 8:27 PM
The choice for students at Ole Miss is simple. They can vote yes to a new mascot or vote no to continue being the only school in the Southeastern Conference without a mascot. At the center of debate is the Colonel Reb caricature of a white plantation owner that was... more »
January 7, 2010 2:20 PM
Ole Miss quarterback Jevan Snead has decided he will skip his senior season and will enter the NFL draft this year, according to a person close to the decision.
Snead finished the 2009 season with 2,632 yards passing and 20 touchdowns.
He completed 191 of 351attempts with 20... more »
December 9, 2009 8:19 AM
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt said he will not pursue the Kansas coaching vacancy.
Nutt and Ole Miss athletic director Pete Boone issued statements after media reports that Nutt was interested in the Kansas job.
Kansas coach Mark Mangino resigned last week in the midst of an investigation... more »
November 23, 2009 1:29 PM
LSU coach Les Miles took the blame for all that transpired in the final seconds of the Ole Miss game during his weekly press conference Monday afternoon. Miles and his coaching received a great deal of criticism from media and fans alike for the game management down the stretch.
... more »
November 23, 2009 10:26 AM
LSU head coach Les Miles will address his team's loss to Ole Miss during his weekly press conference today. It's scheduled to start around noon and you can watch it live on WBTR, cable channel 19. LSU fans have expressed outrage and disappointment over the Tigers' 25-23 loss to the... more »
November 23, 2009 9:08 AM
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt said at least eight potential football recruits didn't see Mississippi beat LSU Saturday in Oxford because of a Ku Klux Klan protest on campus.
About a dozen Klan members protested the school's decision to drop the song "From Dixie with Love" because some fans... more »
November 20, 2009 8:34 PM
Members of the Ku Klux Klan say they'll protest at the University of Mississippi before the LSU-Ole Miss game Saturday because of the Chancellor's order for the Ole Miss band to drop a pep song. Some fans had chanted "the South will rise again" during the tune. Members of the... more »
November 16, 2009 10:03 AM
Ole Miss' Dexter McCluster was named SEC Offensive Player of the Week, after his record setting performance in the Rebels' 42-17 win Saturday over Tennessee.
McCluster set school records with 282 yards rushing and 324 all-purpose yards and scored four touchdowns.
According to the school's website, the senior... more »
November 9, 2009 11:14 AM
LSU's Nov. 21 game against Ole Miss will kick off at 2:30 p.m. and be televised by CBS, the Southeastern Conference announced Monday. The game will be in Oxford, Miss.
The Tigers lost a heartbreaker to the Alabama Crimson Tide last Saturday in the same time slot to fall... more »
September 24, 2009 10:56 PM
Thursday night is made for upsets, and tonight college football in the SEC delivered. The fourth ranked Ole Miss Rebels could not get their offense going, and the South Carolina Gamecock defense was the main reason.
Steve Spurrier and his Gamecock club upset the Rebels 16-10 in Columbia, SC... more »
September 14, 2009 4:50 PM
Coach Houston Nutt says defensive end Greg Hardy is "very doubtful" for Saturday's game with Southeastern Louisiana. Hardy sprained his left ankle in the season-opening 45-14 win at Memphis and it remains swollen and discolored. The senior stayed in Oxford for treatment while other players left on a bye weekend.... more »