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  1. Nothing says love like family, flag football

    Sonia Thompson

    Saturday was the last Ole Miss home game of the season, the most exciting by far. It was rivalry week, and the Rebels trounced the much-hated Mississippi State Bulldogs 41-24, ending their three-game Egg Bowl losing streak. But even that game didn...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  2. Tailgating nothing compared to players' load

    Sonia Thompson

    It's nearly the end of football season -- Saturday was the second to last Ole Miss home game. After three weeks off, I was having a hard time finding the motivation to tailgate again. It's like my friend Sally once said, "We usually do a big spread f...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  3. Entertaining has its rewards

    Sonia Thompson

    Because Ole Miss has the reputation of having one of the best college tailgating experiences in the country, and my husband is a sports writer, football season brings a lot of visitors to our house. We have guests pretty much every weekend there is a...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  4. Meeting my latest crush

    Sonia Thompson

    My infatuation started over the summer. Since they were new to the Southeastern Conference, I was researching fun facts about Texas A&M for the Ole Miss football issue of the magazine where I work in Oxford. That was the first time I read about her. ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  5. Texas-Ole Miss quiets my inner cynic

    Sonia Thompson

    The hype around Texas-Ole Miss had been mounting for months. If there's one thing Oxford is good at, it's gossip. Had I heard all the hotels were booked and houses were renting for $20,000? That ESPN's "College GameDay" was coming? Was I aware Bevo w...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  6. Football season is trying to kill me

    Sonia Thompson

    I'm not particularly proud of this, but if I'm being honest, I will admit I had four Popeye's drumsticks for breakfast Saturday. And fried chicken tenders for lunch. And um, a couple ham biscuits snuck from the cooler after the game. Friday night, be...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  7. Little white dresses own Ole Miss opener

    Sonia Thompson

    The first Ole Miss game marked the beginning of one season and the end of another. Saturday's home opener provided one last chance to wear white before Labor Day. There were little white dresses for miles. White eyelet, white fringe, white lace, whit...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  8. Learning curve steep for Southern football

    Sonia Thompson

    I grew up in Missouri, land of jeans, hoodies, Stag beer and fans who consider football a beloved sport instead of a religion. In fact, I never even went to a football game the whole time I lived in Columbia, even after I stayed in my hometown to att...

    Blog | August 29, 2012