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BY DAVID COLLIER dlcollie@go.olemiss.edu Ole Miss baseball isn’t what it was a few years ago. The stadium has been updated, and the team has more uniform options to choose from, but the Ole Miss baseball experience isn’t the same. Things have changed, and it isn’t for the better. This past weekend’s...

Stuart Turner follows through a swing during the game against Saint Louis. / (Quentin Winstine) BY MATT SIGLER mcsigler@go.olemiss.edu After rallying late to win 8-7 in extra innings Wednesday at home against Saint Louis, No. 24 Ole Miss will hit the road with momentum this weekend to take on Southeastern Conference opponent Auburn. The Rebels (32-14, 11-10 SEC) currently...

(Courtesy SEC Network) ATLANTA (AP) — The Southeastern Conference and ESPN on Thursday announced a 20-year agreement to operate a SEC network that is scheduled to debut in August, 2014. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said the SEC network will produce 1,000 live events each year, including 450 televised on the network and 550 distributed digitally. Slive says the network...

Sam Kendricks participates in the pole vault during a meet this season. / (Tyler Jackson) BY SAMANTHA RIPPON Special to the DM Most people would bask in the flood of media attention that comes with being a member of NCAA track and field history, but many will argue that Sam Kendricks is not most people. Last Monday, Kendricks sat alone, eating a quick snack in the Union...

BY AUSTIN MILLER akmiller90@gmail.com Well, it’s about that time. And a lot has changed in four years. For example, when I came to Ole Miss in the fall of 2009, no one had heard of my high school alma mater. Four years later, you might have heard of Grayson High School. And the same can be said for Ole Miss athletics. The exciting times ahead from last year are here...

Sophomore center fielder Auston Bousfield scores the tying run in the ninth inning Wednesday against Saint Louis. / (Quentin Winstine) BY MATT SIGLER mcsigler@go.olemiss.edu It took extra innings, but No. 24 Ole Miss was able to pull past nonconference foe Saint Louis last night 8-7 behind a walk-off single from junior Austin Anderson. The Rebels (32-14) fell behind early...

Three more Ole Miss Rebels have been picked up by NFL teams as rookie free agents, following the 2013 NFL Draft. E.J. Epperson is with the Kansas City Chiefs, Wesley Pendleton with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Ferbia Allen with the Miami Dolphins. They join the five previously announced rookie free agents from Ole Miss: Uriah Grant (Jacksonville Jaguars), A.J. Hawkins...

RT Cantillo slides safely into second base through an Alcorn State player. / (Quentin Winstine) BY ALLISON SLUSHER ajslushe@go.olemiss.edu   GAME ONE: OLE MISS 8, ALCORN STATE 0 After a tough year in the Southeastern Conference, the Ole Miss softball team ended its season on a positive note with a doubleheader shutout of Alcorn State. The Lady Rebels (24-31) jumped...

Athletics Director Ross Bjork speaks at the freshman athletics convocation. / (Quentin Winstine) BY AUSTIN MILLER akmiller90@gmail.com Expectations have...

Players walk off the field during the game Friday. / (Austin McAfee) BY MATT SIGLER mcsigler@go.olemiss.edu No. 24 Ole Miss will look to get on track tonight...