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Ole Miss baseball not worried about championship hangover

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2023-01-27 21:58:08

The term ‘championship hangover’ is a good problem to have for those teams fortunate enough to win a College World Series. This year, is the team with the big red target on its back after its first-ever title.

Today, the Rebels hosted their annual media day in Oxford, exactly three weeks away from Opening Day. They return five offensive starters in 2023: Calvin Harris, Peyton Chatagnier, TJ McCants, Kemp Alderman, and projected top 10 MLB draft pick Jacob Gonzalez.

On the mound, sophomore All-American returns as the ace of the staff to go…

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PRC alum Hayden Dunhurst living the dream after being drafted by Royals out of Ole Miss

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www.wxxv25.com – Jeff Haeger – 2023-01-23 22:06:12

Two of the biggest moments in a college baseball player’s life that most can only dream of is winning the College World Series in Omaha and hearing their name called in the MLB First Year Player Draft.

Today, Pearl River Central alum Hayden Dunhurst leaving for Kansas City after experiencing both in less than a month for the Rebels.

“After winning it, I kind of blacked out for a while. We went into our dog pile and I was at the bottom of it. I definitely remember that part. It was some of the most excruciating pain I’ve been in. But it just felt really…

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Ole Miss faces Texas Tech in Texas Bowl

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2022-12-27 21:43:12

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FILE – Mississippi running back Quinshon Judkins (4) looks to fend off Mississippi safety Shawn Preston Jr. (12) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. looks to end a disappointing season on a positive note Wednesday night, Dec. 28, 2022 when the Rebels meet Texas Tech in the Texas Bowl. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

By KRISTIE RIEKEN

HOUSTON (AP) — Ole Miss looks to end a disappointing season on a positive note Wednesday night when the Rebels meet Texas Tech in the Texas Bowl.

Ole Miss (8-4)…

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Moss Point football’s Jamarious Brown signs with Ole Miss Rebels

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www.wxxv25.com – Jeff Haeger – 2022-12-21 22:17:26

Less than two weeks ago, NBA Superstar Devin Booker returning home to to retire his number 2 Tigers jersey in the rafters.

Today, the next generation of great talent to come out of the River City, Jamarious Brown using that same gym on National Signing Day.

This morning, Brown doing the honors with , making him the second Moss Point player to sign with the Rebels in as many years following in the footsteps of wide receiver Larry Simmons.

The one they call ‘JB,’ another four-star recruit, playing both sides of the ball as a senior, but heading to…

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Class 4A All-State: Moss Point’s Brown tops defense

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by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

The Mississippi High School Activities Association recently released its annual All- teams as selected by member coaches in all six classifications in the state.

The “Southern Six” was well represented in all of the top three classifications, 6A-4A, and actually produced the “Overall” Player of the Year in the top two classifications as well as the Defensive Player of the year in Class 4A.

’s Jamarious Brown, an commit, was named the Defensive Player of the Year in Class 4A. The 6-3, 265-pound defensive end was a multi-positional player for the Tigers his senior season, working as a running back, linebacker and pass rusher.

Brown earned a spot on The ‘s 2022 Football Dandy Dozen list, becoming the first Moss Point player to earn that…

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5 Things to Love about Oxford Mississippi – Wherever I May Roam

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Whether you are chanting “Hotty Toddy” at an football game or sipping mimosas for a Sunday brunch in The Square, Oxford has so many things to love that you’re going to want to visit over and over again. I was lucky to visit when my daughter (and blog partner) attended the University of Mississippi, and watch the town go from good to great over the past few years. Here are…

by Melody Pittman, Wherever I May Roam

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Mississippi State Head Coach Mike Leach remains hospitalized

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www.wxxv25.com – Jeff Haeger – 2022-12-12 21:57:01

Mississippi Head Coach Mike Leach remains hospitalized in critical condition.

According to the , Leach suffered a massive heart attack yesterday in Starkville and was transferred to the in Jackson.

The public outpouring of support for the one they call ‘The Pirate’ has been moving and nothing short of incredible.

At the age of 61, Leach is in his third season with the Bulldogs and is coming off his first Egg Bowl victory over on Thanksgiving Day to cap off an 8-4 regular season, giving him an…

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Former Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze returns to SEC as Auburn head coach

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www.wxxv25.com – Jeff Haeger – 2022-11-28 22:37:17

This week starting out a lot differently than last week when it was falsely reported the Lane Kiffin would be leaving to become the next head coach at Auburn.

As it turns out, Kiffin signed a new contract to stay in Oxford worth $9 million per year. So, it’s the other candidate, Hugh Freeze, officially returning to the SEC.

Today, Freeze agreed to a deal to become the next head coach of the Tigers, according to an announcement by the school.

According to ESPN, his new six-year contract is worth $6.5 million annually, certainly a step up from his less than $5…

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Ole Miss honors Brittney Reese for her philanthropy

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2022-11-28 13:35:53

One of the greatest long jumpers in history, University of Mississippi alumna Brittney Reese is already recognized as the university’s most celebrated Olympian. However, her quiet efforts to help and serve others are often overlooked.

That changed recently when the 36-year-old Reese was honored in Oxford with the Emerging Young Philanthropist Award by the Women’s Council for Philanthropy.

For many years, Reese has supported her hometown of in several ways. For instance, shortly after graduating from Ole Miss, she returned to Gulfport to assist…

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South State Preview, Part II: Gautier travels to Picayune for epic rematch in 5A semifinals

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www.wxxv25.com – Jeff Haeger – 2022-11-22 22:30:00

GAUTIER, Miss. — Gautier didn’t have to wait very long for a second chance against , in a rematch of the regular season finale that saw the Maroon Tide claim the Region 4-5A title by way of a 48-42 overtime thriller.

But the Gators never lost sight of the main objective, beating Wayne County by 17 points in the first round and Vancleave by 21 points in the second round.

Leading the way for Gautier is senior quarterback, baseball signee and U.S. Army Bowl All-American Kaden Irving, who’s tops in the in passing with more than 3,700 yards and…

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