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Archive - Oct 2011

October 19th

Refuge Student Ministries to host flag football tournament for projects

October 19, 2011

What better way to bring a community together than through sports.
Saturday, the Refuge Student Ministries will team up with Tyson Lee, former Mississippi State quarterback, for the inaugural Tyson Lee Flag Football tournament.

All proceeds raised for the 7-on-7 match ups will go towards the student ministries to help with their goals.

“It will help local and non-local service projects, worship retreats and just anything that would help with their curriculum,” Student Minister Corbin Coker said.

October 18th

Wayne Clements

October 18, 2011

Wayne Clements

Wayne Clements, 73, passed away, on Monday, October 17, 2011, at the West Point Community Living Center in West Point.
Robert Wayne Clements was born October 22, 1937, in Clay County, Mississippi, to the late Maudie Lee Morgan and George Robert Clements. He was a retired Machinist for Babcock and Wilcox Company for 37 years. Mr. Clements was a member of Church of Christ-East Columbus. Robert Wayne Clements married Janette Doss Hamblin Clements September 13, 1986, in Clay County.

October 17th

Minor, Young Engagement

October 17, 2011

Minor, Young Engagement

Willie E. Minor of Miami, Fla., and Venora Brown of Macon, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Vatreecia Minor, to Tygia Young, son of Mary Jean Young of West Point, Miss., and the late Harvey Holliday.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Annie Ruth Brown of Macon, Miss., and the late Lonnie Brown Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Willie E. Minor Sr., and Ms. Willie Mae Diggs all of Natchez, Miss.

Baker, Hazlewood Engagement

October 17, 2011

Baker, Hazlewood Engagement

Thomas and Lori Baker of Olive Branch, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Leeann Baker, to Jon Luke Hazlewood, son of Larry and Jo Hazlewood of West Point, Miss.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Larry and Jerrie Leatherwood of Memphis, Tenn., and
Jim and Ann Mercer of Olive Branch, Miss.
She is a graduate of Olive Branch High School, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Art at the University of Mississippi in 2009, and is a member of Kappa kappa gamma sorority.

Mollie Katherine Swoope

October 17, 2011

Mollie Katherine Swoope

Jim and Jennifer Swoope of West Point, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Mollie Katherine Swoope, Sept. 15, 2011, at 4:44 a.m. at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Randy and Leah Montgomery of West Point.
Paternal grandparents are Edward Swoope of West Point and the late Mary Drake Batton Swoope.
Maternal great-grandparents are Mancil and Mary Ray of West Point, Jean Montgomery of West Point and the late Ralph Montgomery.

Mary Ann Dahlem Beckwith

October 17, 2011

Mary Ann Dahlem Beckwith

Mary Ann Dahlem Beckwith, age 64, passed away, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Community Hospice, in Verona, Miss. Mary Ann Beckwith was born June 14, 1947, in Aberdeen, Miss., to the late Eva Lee Willis Mask Dahlem and Collie Kristopher Dahle. Mrs. Beckwith worked on the support staff as a secretary for Watkins, Ward Stafford CPA, from July 1982 until Aug., 2011, and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Beckwith was a graduating member of the Class of 1965 at Aberdeen High School. She loved her cats and dogs.

October 15th

Monster Wave - West Point stays perfect at 4-0 after 47-7 win over Saltillo

October 15, 2011

It was obvious from the sidelines that West Point is happy where they are right now.

After a perfect 4-0 start in district play, who wouldn’t be?

The Green Wave scored 47 unanswered points Friday night, on their way to convincing 47-7 win over Saltillo to remain atop the district standings and move to 5-3 on the season.

“We played hard, we’re improving everyday,” West Point head coach Chris Chambless said after the Green Wave earned their fourth consecutive win. “We just go to get to that point where we make zero mistakes, we don’t miss any blocks or any tackles.”

Coggins, Rogers lead Eagles to a 24-6 win in finale

October 15, 2011

A 4-3 record may not seem like much to most on paper, but for Hebron Christian, Friday night’s 24-6 win over Calhoun Academy made a clear statement the Eagles football program is headed in the right direction.

Head coach Tri Nason talked all week about the importance in having a winning season, and the players bought into it.

“One hundred percent,” he said. “I count this season as a success even though we are 4-3. We could easily be 6-1. And on top of that we did what most people said what we wouldn’t do and that was win more than a couple of games.”

October 13th

More of the same? West Point hosts Saltillo; hopes to continue division dominance

October 13, 2011

As the Division 1-5A schedule turns the corner and heads for home, the West Point High School football team finds itself in a familiar spot:
Undefeated within the district, and in control of the division race entering the homestretch.

Since joining the division in 2008, West Point is a perfect 19-0 against district opponents, and are outscoring division foes by an average of 21 points in that span.

Tonight, the two-time defending state champs will look to continue their stranglehold on Division 1-5A when they host Saltillo for homecoming, with kickoff set for 7 p.m.

Hebron Christian takes final flight in 2011

October 13, 2011

Hebron can write their own history this week.

The Eagles finish the 2011 season tonight at home against Calhoun Academy and although it doesn’t have any playoff implications, in some ways it feels like it does.

“We have a shot at a winning season,” head coach Tri Nason said. “That’s more than any other teams have had since I’ve been here. Friday night we get to write our own history. Are we going to be the team that starts getting Hebron on the right track that’s winning, or are we going to
fall in ‘almost there but not quite.’”

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