Ole Miss was one of two games Saturday impacted by weather delays. Due to lightning in the area, the second half started 30 minutes later and Ole Miss’ Pride of the South Marching Band was sidelined from performing at halftime.
John Hopkins captured this photo from the stands just before the weather delay.
While band members said it was better to be safe than sorry many were disappointed after rehearsing all week.
For Emma Jane, it was here first home game.
“I’m kinda disappointed,” Emma Jane said. “My dad came all the way from Baton Rouge.”
But beyond that disappointment, Ole Miss is living up to all her expectations and the weather didn’t dampen her day.
“I love Ole Miss. My dad went here. All my cousins are here. I love it so much. It’s just my heart.”
The stadium at the Vanderbilt game was evacuated due to rain and lightning. The game against Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday resumed at 6:10 pm.
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