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Freeze hopes to have all signees on campus for July

More from the Tupelo stop of the Rebel Road Trip … Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze says he hopes to have all of his newcomers on campus for the second summer term. The first summer term begins so quickly that

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Rebel Road Trip Tupelo stop

A few highlights from the Rebel Road Trip Tupelo Stop … Ole Miss AD Ross Bjork near the beginning of his time on the podium shared with the crowd that he received a call around 11 a.m. that confirmed that

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OM’s Bjork talks football opener, Vanderbilt

By John Davis Special to the Journal Two years ago, Ross Bjork was named Ole Miss Athletics Director. He entered his job with the Rebels coming off back-to-back losing seasons in football, and facing a fan base for the first

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Rebel Road Trip makes ninth stop in Tupelo tomorrow

Athletics director Ross Bjork, football coach Hugh Freeze and women’s basketball coach Matt Insell will be part of the Ole Miss contingent for Thursday’s Tupelo stop along the Rebel Road Trip. It’s the ninth stop of the week-long tour that

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Kendrick wins another SEC weekly honor

From Media Relations BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ole Miss junior Sam Kendricks added yet another Southeastern Conference weekly honor to his collection when he was named SEC co-Men’s Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday. For the second straight year, Kendricks

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Allen, Kendricks honored

Two Ole Miss athletes have been honored as SEC players of the week. Will Allen, a senior catcher from Gainesville, Fla., earned the baseball award after a 6-for-11 weekend at Stetson that included a double, two home runs and 11

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Emergency drill at VHS

A few notes from this morning’s emergency preparedness drill at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. … Todd DeMuth, from the office of preparedness with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, said the drill was the first of its kind in Mississippi and to his

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Happy Independence Day

Happy Fourth everyone. I was up early this morning to cover the Green Street Mile, a Tupelo Fourth of July tradition. Jim Brown, a veteran of the local running circuit, was the overall winner with a time of 4:42. The

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Kendricks wins, Young advances

Ole Miss sophomore Sam Kendricks didn’t win the SEC pole vault championship, but he won the bigger one. The former Oxford High School star jumped 18-8.25 earlier this evening to edge Jack Whitt of Oral Roberts, the defending pole vault

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Kendricks talks pole vault

I visited Monday with Ole Miss sophomore Sam Kendricks, who currently has the world’s best jump in the pole vault. Kendricks cleared 19-0.75 at the Texas Relays. It’s the best mark in the NCAA since 1998. That jump got him into

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Bjork’s extension

Ole Miss announced earlier this afternoon that it has extended the contract of AD Ross Bjork to the four-year maximum allowed by state law and has upped his salary to $60,000 to $460,000 a year. Today is the one-year anniversary

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Robertson wins SEC high jump again

From media relations FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Ricky Robertson claimed his fourth straight Southeastern Conference indoor high jump title to lead the way for Ole Miss on the second day of the SEC Indoor Championships Robertson won his fourth straight title

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, y’all. Luke 2:11. The 11th is the most powerful verse, but there’s so much more in the chapter. Except for checking the weather, this is probably the first time I’ve sat down at a keyboard since last Thursday.

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