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May 29, 2012

The No. 13 Ole Miss men’s tennis team concluded their season May 18 against No. 4 ranked UCLA Bruins in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. The Rebels finished the year with an overall record of 15-9. Despite a scoreline of 4-1, the match was close with the Bruins. 

 

 

The No. 13 Ole Miss men’s tennis team concluded their season May 18 against No. 4 ranked UCLA Bruins in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. The Rebels finished the year with an overall record of 15-9. Despite a scoreline of 4-1, the match was close with the Bruins. 

“The match was definitely a lot closer than the final score indicates,” freshman Nik Scholtz said. “We fought hard, but just couldn’t put it together.”

March 22, 2012

Lightning in a bottle twice. That’s how search committee co-chair and FedEx executive Mike Glenn described the hires of football coach Hugh Freeze and the recently introduced Athletics Director Ross Bjork, who previously served in the same capacity at Western Kentucky. The committee, which included Glenn, co-chair Archie Manning and Chancellor Dan Jones, agreed Bjork’s vision, qualifications, integrity and character set him apart from “a strong pool of candidates for the position.” In his introduction, Jones stressed the importance of athletics for Ole Miss, as well as excellence in the overall university.

 

March 21, 2012

Ross Bjork, athletics director for Western Kentucky University, has been named the next Director of Athletics at Ole Miss, Chancellor Dan Jones announced today. Bjork, who will take over for retiring AD Pete  Boone in mid-April, spent five years as a senior associate athletics director at UCLA before joining WKU as AD in 2010.

Ross Bjork, athletics director for Western Kentucky University, has been named the next Director of Athletics at Ole Miss, Chancellor Dan Jones announced today. Bjork, who will take over for retiring AD Pete  Boone in mid-April, spent five years as a senior associate athletics director at UCLA before joining WKU as AD in 2010.

Bjork will be formally introduced at a Thursday press conference, and fans can watch the event live at 4 p.m. CT in a free webcast on OleMissSports.com's RebelVision.

February 6, 2012

Like everyone else in the Ole Miss family, I love my university. I love the people, the tradition, the Grove and, yes, even class. I love the town of Oxford and the countryside in which it resides. I love the football games in the fall, the basketball games in the winter, the baseball games in the spring and all of the other sports in between.

 

Like everyone else in the Ole Miss family, I love my university. I love the people, the tradition, the Grove and, yes, even class. I love the town of Oxford and the countryside in which it resides. I love the football games in the fall, the basketball games in the winter, the baseball games in the spring and all of the other sports in between.

December 1, 2011

Columbia, Harvard, Kean, Hunter, Michigan State, Berkeley, UCLA, University of Vermont, Daytona State. Each of these colleges agreed via an online pledge to participate in a nation-wide, non-violent strike that occurred last Monday as a part of Occupy Colleges, which is an extension of Occupy Wall Street. Students protested against rising tuition costs, out-of-control student loan debt and police violence against non-violent protestors, according to occupycolleges.org. A total of 68 colleges signed the pledge and held on-campus strikes.

October 23, 2011

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Senior Haley Millsap carded a 2-over 74 in the final round of the Mercedes-Benz SEC/PAC-12 Challenge, as the Ole Miss Rebels shot a 303 to finish the tournament in 13th place.

No. 6 Alabama won the tournament, besting No. 1 UCLA by just one stroke.

Ole Miss finished ahead of four top-25 opponents in the 23-team field that featured 21 ranked teams from the two conferences.

June 1, 2011

 

SEC Champions Robertson, Moore headline 16 athletes qualified for NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

A total of 16 Ole Miss athletes in 13 different events qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships by placing in the top 12 among participants during the three-day East Preliminary Round May 26-28 at the E.C. Billy Hayes Track on the campus of Indiana University.

April 7, 2011

The Ole Miss baseball team (19-11, 4-5 Southeastern Conference) finished a season-long eight-game road trip with a 3-5 record, which included a series win at Tennessee. The Rebels now return to the friendly confines of Swayze Field for a three-game series with Georgia (16-14, 6-3 SEC).

The Ole Miss baseball team (19-11, 4-5 Southeastern Conference) finished a season-long eight-game road trip with a 3-5 record, which included a series win at Tennessee. The Rebels now return to the friendly confines of Swayze Field for a three-game series with Georgia (16-14, 6-3 SEC).

In Athens last year, Ole Miss took two out of three from Georgia.