Sports notebook

Ole Miss Rebs

travel to N.C. St.

for NCAA Regional

The Ole Miss Rebels (37-22) learned their postseason fate on Monday morning and will travel to North Carolina State for an NCAA Regional, where the Rebels will open up post-season play against the Tribe of William & Mary on Friday afternoon.

Ole Miss, the second seed, and third-seeded William & Mary will open the regional at 1 p.m. Central.

It marks the 18th NCAA Tournament appearance in program history and the 11th under head coach Mike Bianco. The Rebels have advanced to the regional championship game or further in six of the last eight NCAA Tournament appearances under Bianco, including last season’s regional at Texas A&M.

This season, the Rebels posted a 37-22 record and finished sixth in the overall SEC standings and fourth in the SEC Western Division with a 15-15 conference mark.

— school reports

Former ECCC

football players

invited to event

Former East Central Community College football players are encouraged to attend the first annual meeting of Warrior Football Alumni and meet new head coach Ken Karcher. The event is scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m. this Thursday in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus. Refreshments will be provided.

Coach Karcher said the special program is being held “to celebrate East Central’s football past and its bright future.” The new Warrior head mentor also plans to reach out to the football alumni for support.

“The success of any great organization is built on the quality of people that make up the team,” said Coach Karcher. “Since being hired on Jan 26, 2013, I have spent time sharing the vision, mission and goals for the East Central football program. My desire is to create an environment that encourages alumni to be a part of building something special.”

For more information and to RSVP for the meeting, contact Coach Ken Karcher, 601.635.6107.

— school reports

Girls hoops

camp June 19-20

at HCC in Goodman

The Jamilah Andrews Basketball Camp is set for June 17-20 in Frank Branch Coliseum on the Goodman Campus of Holmes Community College.

The camp for girls ages 8 through 18 begins on June 17 with registration from 7-8 a.m. The camp runs from 9-noon each day. Campers will receive individual instruction from Holmes coaches and players in shooting, playing defense, ball handling and rebounding. They will also have the following competitions: one-on-one, three-on-three, five-on-five, bump, hot shot and free throw. At the end of camp, individual awards will be given.

The cost of the camp is $50. For more information, contact Coach Jamilah Andrews at 662-472-9069 or by email at jandrews@holmescc.edu.— school reports

ECCC softball

camp scheduled

for June 3-5

The annual East Central Community College Softball Camp will be held June 3-5 on the Decatur campus.

Activities are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day of the instructional clinic, which is designed for third-through sixth-grade students. Cost is $60 per camper, which includes insurance.

Lady Diamond Warrior head coach Kristin Chaney, assistant Courtney Nunn and several team members will provide instruction.

For more information, contact Coach Kristin Chaney, 601.635.6301 or call toll free, 877-462-3222, ext. 301. Her e-mail address is kchaney@eccc.edu.

— School reports

Holmes boys

basketball camp

set for June 24-28

The Jason Flanigan Basketball Camp is set for June 24-28 in Frank Branch Coliseum on the Goodman Campus of Holmes Community College.

The camp for boys and girls ages 8 through seniors in high school begins on June 24 with registration from 8-9 a.m. The camp runs from 9-3 p.m. each day. Campers will receive individual instruction from Holmes coaches and players in shooting, playing defense, ball handling and rebounding. They will also have the following competitions: one-on-one, three-on-three, five-on-five, bump, hot shot and free throw. At the end of camp, individual awards will be given.

The cost of the camp is $100. Discounts are available for more than one child per household. For more information, contact Coach Flanigan at 601-503-7460 or by email at jflanigan@holmescc.edu.

— school reports