Trent’s second chance

Ole Miss left-hander Christian Trent, once a member of the LSU baseball program, is making the most of his second chance at SEC baseball this season. A native of Madisonville, La., Trent signed with LSU, redshirted, and then played his

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The Rebels’ relentless offense

The Ole Miss offense has been pretty good of late. It hasn’t always been pretty, and sometimes all the runs have come in one or two big innings. But the Rebels have kept pounding — that’s sort of the definition

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning … Ole Miss picked up a basketball commitment Monday in South Plains CC’s (think Marshall Henderson juco) Rod Lawrence, an athletic 6-4 wing. I found it interesting that Lawrence expects to start at

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Rebels Rise

After a 4-1 week with wins over Memphis, Murray State and twice against Mississippi State, Ole Miss climbed six spots to No. 13 in this week’s release of the Baseball America Top 25. There are no non-conference games this week.

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Tough Enough

Check out our sports front here. Ole Miss pitcher Sam Smith says toughness is more than a buzz word. He says it’s something Ole Miss coaches and players talk about every day. It’s something that was on display by the

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Bianco vs. the Bulldogs

Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco has always spoken about the series against Mississippi State in guarded tones. He doesn’t want to say anything to fuel the rivalry off the field. Since Bianco’s arrival at Ole Miss the Rebels have had

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Final: Ole Miss 12, MSU 2

I didn’t think I would be writing about an Ole Miss win today, but I am for several reasons. First and foremost is the toughness the Rebels displayed by not letting Saturday’s collapse linger and turn into a two-for-the-price-of-one weekend

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Final: MSU 6, Ole Miss 5, 10 innings

These are the games that lose home regionals. Game 3 is tomorrow at 1:30. We’ll see how Ole Miss responds. It was a pretty dejected scene in the postgame. Ole Miss was unable to hold a three-run lead in the

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Ellis: Had to focus on making pitches after early baserunners

When he visited with us after helping Ole Miss to a 6-1 win over Mississippi State, Chris Ellis said the key to pitching around base runners was in not trying to do too much and throw the ball by hitters.

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Final: Ole Miss 6, MSU 1

You looked up in this game and saw Chris Ellis not working ahead in the count and giving up hits here and there — not rockets — but got the feeling he was on borrowed time. But Ellis kept making

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Rebounding Help

Murphy Holloway was on Twitter today writing that MJ Rhett, a 6-8, 235 power forward who currently appears on the Tennessee State roster, is on a recruiting visit to Ole Miss this weekend. Rhett, who is from South Carolina, is

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Ole Miss catcher talks MSU pitching, atmosphere

Weekend Probables Tonight Ole Miss RHP Chris Ellis (4-0, 1.88) vs. MSU RHP Ross Mitchell (5-2, 1.54) Saturday Ole Miss LHP Christian Trent (4-0, 2.41) vs. MSU RHP Trevor Fitts (2-2, 3.41) Sunday Ole Miss RHP Sam Smith (4-2, 2.22)

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Freeze is confident Luke can get OL where it needs to be

In the process of building depth no position needs it more than the offensive line, and no Ole Miss assistant has his work cut out for him more than Matt Luke. Hugh Freeze also mentions wide receiver as a position

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