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August 4th

Heat no bother for Raiders

August 4, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Oak Hill Academy head football coach Leroy Gregg said on Tuesday that the temperature was just a number.
It was a mighty high number by the time Gregg and his team walked out on to the practice field in the mid-afternoon heat.
Temperatures reached as high as 104 degrees on Tuesday afternoon, but it was business as usual for the Raiders, who are getting ready for their season opener against Heritage on August 20.
The team took the field at about 3:15, and the sun was relentless.

Oak Hill falls to SA

August 4, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Oak Hill Lady Raider softball team was coming off of a big weekend after winning the Heritage Tournament.
However, the offense was a little sluggish on Monday evening, which led to a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Starkville Academy.
The Lady Volunteers jumped out to an early 4-0 lead over the Oak Hill squad, and they never looked back.
Eventually, the would add an insurance run, but it was not necessary, as the bats for Oak Hill stayed cold through seven innings.

Travel

August 4, 2010

The Lighter Side Of Camping: The Essentials For A Light Load

(NAPS)—One of the joys of a camping trip is getting away from your day-to-day work routine. Packing light takes much of the work out of camping and makes it easy to pick up and go at a moment’s notice. Marc Rogers, editor of www.bassfishingmidwest.com, recommends campers store their gear in a plastic storage box or duffle, providing a quick transition between quitting time and camping time.

Travel

August 4, 2010

Today’s Travelers Crave Cultural Experiences

(NAPS)—When traveling to a new destination, today’s travelers prefer to learn about and explore exactly what makes that location so special.
Whether it’s chowing down on crab cakes in Maryland or standing where the first shots of the Civil War were fired, today’s leisure travelers crave authentic cultural experiences.
To help travelers plan their next vacation, various new online travel resources have emerged. Gozaic.com is the only site that brings together extensive and varied information about cultural and heritage travel experiences.

Georgia Mooneyhan Hudson

August 4, 2010

Georgia Mooneyhan Hudson

Georgia Mooneyhan Hudson, age 72, passed away Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at Dugan Memorial Home.
She was born June 16, 1938, in Lowndes County to the late Sarah Bunn and George Mooneyhan. She was a beloved mother and homemaker.
Mrs. Hudson donated her body to the University Medical Center in Jackson for scientific study.
A visitation celebrating her life is today from 5 – 7 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home.

August 3rd

Doyle G. Cliett

August 3, 2010

Doyle G. Cliett

Doyle G. Cliett, age 90, passed away, Sunday, August 1, 2010, at the Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory.
Mr. Cliett was born July 5, 1920, in Montpelier to the late Dora Mary Gosa and Jewel Carlton Clliett. He was a parts manager for Farm Equipment Company in Tunica until his retirement. Mr. Cliett attended Palestine United Methodist Church after returning to Montpelier. His first wife, Sally Manning Cliett preceded him in death on January 19, 1966. He married Mary Barger Cliett on March 15, 1980, she passed away on March 16, 2004.

First Place Finish

August 3, 2010

Two weeks of two-a-day practices paid off Saturday for Marion Bratton’s Lady Raiders.
With temperatures exceeding 100 degrees, the softball players weathered the heat and swept the tournament with victories over area rivalries Macon Central, Heritage and Starkville Academies.
Sophomore standout, Mamie Allen, pitched all three games, pacing herself accordingly, knowing that her backup, fellow sophomore, Maegan Ellis, was nursing an injured back. Her injury did not keep her from playing third base, however.

August 2nd

First place finish:Oak Hill takes Heritage Tourney

August 2, 2010

By Kristen Stevens
Daily Times Leader
Two weeks of two-a-day practices paid off Saturday for Marion Bratton’s Lady Raiders.
With temperatures exceeding 100 degrees, the softball players weathered the heat and swept the tournament with victories over area rivalries Macon Central, Heritage and Starkville Academies.
Sophomore standout, Mamie Allen, pitched all three games, pacing herself accordingly, knowing that her backup, fellow sophomore, Maegan Ellis, was nursing an injured back. Her injury did not keep her from playing third base, however.

Wave adds evening practice tomorrow

August 2, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
It will likely be 100 degrees when the West Point Green Wave football team takes the field for the second time on Wednesday.
The scheduled 4:30 practice will go on as planned, according to head coach Chris Chambless, who is trying to get his team ready to defend the 5A state title this fall.
“We are going to practice everyday to get better,” Chambless said of this week’s agenda. “We’re going to work on blocking, tackling and execution on all aspects of the game.”

ICC adds pair of All-Americans

August 2, 2010

From Team Reports
FULTON – ICC head football coach Jon Williams introduced Hawatha Bell and DeAntre Rhodes, a pair of SuperPrep All-Americans, as the newest additions to the roster for the upcoming football season.

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