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December 2nd

Repairs begin on streets in city limits

December 2, 2010

After almost five years of planning for streets in the West Point city limits to be repaired, work finally began Wednesday at Lone Oak Park, just one of several streets to be repaired by Falcon Contracting over the next few weeks.

December 1st

Harris may be man to beat against Brookhaven

December 1, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Brookhaven quarterback Duwone Harris took matters into his own hands last Friday night, as he and the Panthers defeated then undefeated West Jones to win the South 5A championship game.
Harris accounted for 363 yards of offense between his scrambles and perhaps his most effective throwing game of the season. The swift senior will likely be Brookhaven’s top weapon in Saturday night’s state championship match against the West Point Green Wave.

Eagles welcome Vikings to Hebron

December 1, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Hebron Christian Eagles have given Starkville Christian a pair of losses so far this season.
Coming off the Thanksgiving break on Monday, Hebron traveled to Starkville and a 59-32 win.
Tonight, the Eagles will be back at home, taking on the Central Academy Vikings.
The Eagles have been led so far this season by senior Carlton Clay, who scored 26 points in the win on Monday night.
Tonight’s match against Central will start after the varsity girls game, which will begin at 6 p.m.

Undefeated Hebron to host Central

December 1, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Hebron Christian Lady Eagles have played nine games so far in the early portion of the 2010-2011 regular season, and so far, no one has been able to beat them.
On Monday night, the girls returned to the court for the first time since Thanksgiving, traveling to Starkville to take on Starkville Christian for the second time this season.
The Lady Eagles opened the season against that opponent with a decisive win, and last night, they replicated that with a 65-20 victory.
Tonight, the Lady Eagles look to take down the Lady Vikings of Central Academy.

Oak Hill girls to face Calhoun in attempt to continue win streak

December 1, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Oak Hill Academy Lady Raiders will be looking to pick up where they left off when they finished before the Thanksgiving break last week when they face Calhoun on the road tonight.
On Tuesday, the Lady Raiders capped off the first part of the season with a 54-28 win over Marshall.
Tonight’s game will begin at 6 p.m. following the junior varsity girls and boys games.

OH returns from break tonight, looking to start winning streak

December 1, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Tonight, the Oak Hill Academy Raiders will be back on the court, taking the show on the road to Calhoun Academy to play for the first time since Tuesday of last week.
On that Monday, the Raiders lost a heartbreaker to Starkville, in overtime. It marked their second consecutive overtime loss.
Tonight, they Raiders are looking to start a winning streak in the brief period before the Christmas Holidays.
The Raiders will begin play after the varsity girls game.

Yarborough Wins First Raffle Drawing

December 1, 2010

John Yarborough was the lucky winner in the first drawing for the West Point Touchdown Club’s ‘Raffle a Day.’ The first drawing took place at Cadance Bank. Pictured from left are Tennille Portera, drawing the name, Coey Fowler and Ken Fowler.

Charles B. "Charlie" Cliett

December 1, 2010

Charles B. "Charlie" Cliett

Charles B. "Charlie" Cliett Sr., age 86, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point.

November 30th

Panthers seek second trophy as West Point tries to build on dynasty

November 30, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
When anyone talks about football dynasties in Mississippi, three teams usually come up in conversation. South Panola (8), Louisville (7) and West Point (6) combined boast 21 state championships since 1981.
Last December, the 5A state championship between the Green Wave and Wayne County featured nine titles between the two teams. Wayne County won its third ring in 2006.

Championship game tickets on sale now at West Point High

November 30, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Get em’ while they’re hot.
Tickets for the West Point Green Wave and Brookhaven Panthers 5A state championship game are now on sale right here in West Point. Tickets are on sale for $12, which is $1 cheaper than purchasing the tickets at the gate.
Purchasing the tickets from West Point High, at the discounted rate, will help the school, as revenue from the sales goes back to West Point High.

 

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