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April 15, 2012

The festivities of Grove Bowl Week 2012 begin Monday and will culminate with a jam-packed Saturday surrounding the BancorpSouth Grove Bowl, which benefits the M-Club’s scholarship fund.

 

The festivities of Grove Bowl Week 2012 begin Monday and will culminate with a jam-packed Saturday surrounding the BancorpSouth Grove Bowl, which benefits the M-Club’s scholarship fund.

February 3, 2012

Ole Miss athletics’ positive momentum continues with the announcement that the Forward Together campaign has reached $60 million.

Ole Miss athletics’ positive momentum continues with the announcement that the Forward Together campaign has reached $60 million.

“We have come a very long way in a relatively short period of time,” Danny White, UMAA Foundation executive director, said. “Literally thousands have stepped forward in support of the campaign. It’s been extraordinary.

January 23, 2012

The UMAA campaign Forward Together has now raised over $59 million since beginning its capital campaign fundraiser in August to build a new basketball arena and add seating to bowl in the North Endzone of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium by the start of the 2015-16 school year.

The UMAA campaign Forward Together has now raised over $59 million since beginning its capital campaign fundraiser in August to build a new basketball arena and add seating to bowl in the North Endzone of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium by the start of the 2015-16 school year.

The goal of Forward Together is to raise $150 million through a diverse, mixed-funding approach. Forward Together celebrated reaching the $25 million fundraising mark at the end of September and reached the $50 million mark in early January.

January 20, 2012

Chancellor Dan Jones formally launched the search for a new Director of Athletics today, announcing the members of the search committee, scheduling the first committee meeting, and setting expectations for the search.

As with the head football coach search, the co-chairs for the search committee are Ole Miss football legend Archie Manning and FedEx executive Mike Glenn. Other members of the search committee include the current President of the Ole Miss Alumni Association, Richard Noble, two faculty members Ron Rychlak and Ethel Young-Minor, and UMAA Foundation governing board member, Cal Mayo. Noble, Rychlak, and Young-Minor also served on the search committee that recommended hiring Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze.

Chancellor Dan Jones formally launched the search for a new Director of Athletics today, announcing the members of the search committee, scheduling the first committee meeting, and setting expectations for the search.

September 1, 2011

 

Houston Nutt doesn’t care that you are wearing a new dress.

Barry Brunetti doesn’t care that you didn’t smuggle in enough airplane bottles and need to return to The Grove for a refill.

 

Houston Nutt doesn’t care that you are wearing a new dress.

Barry Brunetti doesn’t care that you didn’t smuggle in enough airplane bottles and need to return to The Grove for a refill.

August 31, 2011

 

The much-anticipated beginning of the 2011 Ole Miss football season has finally arrived. In just two short days, the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium will flood with cheering fans, and the Grove will transform into a sea of tents and red and blue trash cans.

August 22, 2011

Forward Together, a capital campaign fundraiser for Ole Miss Athletics, kicked off at a public announcement on Aug. 9 in the South Endzone Club at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. 

 

Forward Together, a capital campaign fundraiser for Ole Miss Athletics, kicked off at a public announcement on Aug. 9 in the South Endzone Club at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. 

June 21, 2011

 

Dedication and perseverance are what separate legendary athletes and coaches from the rest. 

The streaks are what we remember them by -- Michael Jordan’s three-peat, Mark McGwire’s 70-home-run season and McEnroe’s 42 straight wins in 1984. 

April 4, 2011

On Feb. 24, the Ole Miss women’s basketball team’s game against the Lady Vols of Tennessee ended prematurely when rain leaked from the roof of the Tad Smith Coliseum onto the court. From that day on, one of the main topics of discussion regarding the men’s and women’s basketball programs has been about building a new arena for the teams.

On Feb. 24, the Ole Miss women’s basketball team’s game against the Lady Vols of Tennessee ended prematurely when rain leaked from the roof of the Tad Smith Coliseum onto the court. From that day on, one of the main topics of discussion regarding the men’s and women’s basketball programs has been about building a new arena for the teams.

But for those dreams to come true, several issues must be discussed including funding, location, size and amenities.

October 29, 2010

The Ole Miss soccer team has a Southeastern Conference Tournament berth at stake when they travel to Starkville on Friday night in their regular-season finale against Mississippi State. 

 

The Ole Miss soccer team has a Southeastern Conference Tournament berth at stake when they travel to Starkville on Friday night in their regular-season finale against Mississippi State. 

 

October 29, 2010

Early kickoffs, mediocre opponents and high ticket prices in the midst of a recession make it understandable that Vaught-Hemingway Stadium has not been filled to capacity yet this season. 

 

Early kickoffs, mediocre opponents and high ticket prices in the midst of a recession make it understandable that Vaught-Hemingway Stadium has not been filled to capacity yet this season. 

 

September 28, 2010

A Grove-worthy spread lines the counters of the kitchen, including beverages, appetizers, main courses, and desserts. Leather couches surround a wooden coffee table, encouraging an atmosphere of conversation. Flat-screen televisions, artwork, air conditioning, and personal rest rooms complete the space, adding a private touch to the comfortable room.

 

A Grove-worthy spread lines the counters of the kitchen, including beverages, appetizers, main courses, and desserts. Leather couches surround a wooden coffee table, encouraging an atmosphere of conversation. Flat-screen televisions, artwork, air conditioning, and personal rest rooms complete the space, adding a private touch to the comfortable room.

September 17, 2010

The Gridiron Rivals Tailgate Tour will visit Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Friday, Sept. 17 and Saturday, Sept. 18 for its inaugural tour when the Rebels take on Vanderbilt.

 

The Gridiron Rivals Tailgate Tour will visit Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Friday, Sept. 17 and Saturday, Sept. 18 for its inaugural tour when the Rebels take on Vanderbilt.

 

September 10, 2010

On certain Saturdays in the fall, football fanatics, diehard Rebels and Ole Miss attendees will flock to the Grove and Vaught-Hemingway Stadium for the Rebels home game.

 

On certain Saturdays in the fall, football fanatics, diehard Rebels and Ole Miss attendees will flock to the Grove and Vaught-Hemingway Stadium for the Rebels home game. 

 

However, those looking to spend the afternoon relaxing in a quieter, less crowded atmosphere might consider visiting the Oxford Maker’s Market.

 

The Maker’s Market takes place in front of the Lyric Theatre on the first and third Saturdays of each month. 

 

August 30, 2010

The Rebel football team and head coach Houston Nutt will welcome the public to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Thursday for the season opening pep rally prior to the game against Jacksonville State. Coach Nutt is set to speak along with athletics director Pete Boone and the captains of the Rebels football team.

 

The Rebel football team and head coach Houston Nutt will welcome the public to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Thursday for the season opening pep rally prior to the game against Jacksonville State. Coach Nutt is set to speak along with athletics director Pete Boone and the captains of the Rebels football team.

 

July 27, 2010

 

Cloudy weather does not deter fans from packing Vaught-Hemingway Stadium prior to the Alabama game Oct. 10, 2009.