Leadoff hitter Grae Kessinger is key for the Ole Miss offense. (Shotgun Spratling)


Ole Miss Shows Resilience Out West


LONG BEACH, Calif. — Maybe it was the two hours sitting on a tarmac in Atlanta. Maybe it was the three hours waiting on Friday to see if the rain would go away. Or maybe it was just solid pitching from Long Beach State on Saturday.

Whatever it was, it took until Sunday for the Ole Miss lineup to wake up on its trip to SoCal. But when it did, the No. 9 Rebels exploded for 11 runs over the final five innings in a 12-1 victory to claim a road series win at Long Beach State (4-8), which[…]