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Archive - Nov 2011

November 15th

Oak Hill battles region rival Heritage

November 15, 2011

Oak Hill Academy’s boys and girls basketball teams return to the hardwood tonight when they host regional rival heritage Academy.

The Lady Raiders have won four in a row including back-to-back wins over Kirk in OT, 47-45 and Indianola last week, 42-22.

Heritage had won three straight heading into the game before falling to Kemper Academy last night, 45-35.

The Raiders are 1-2 to start the season and are looking to bounce back after a tough loss from Indianola, 48-39. The Patriots have just started their season with a win, 57-21 over Kemper.

Doris Pate Champion

November 15, 2011

Doris Pate Champion

Doris Pate Champion, age 77, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
Doris Elba Champion was born Aug. 30, 1934, in Webster County to the late Edna Trull Pate and John Wesley Pate. Mrs. Champion worked in bookkeeping and customer Service for Renasant and earlier the Peoples Bank for 19 years. She was a member of Old Aberdeen Road Church of Christ Family. Doris Pate Champion married Bobby Joe Champion April 16, 1954, in the Irish Colony of Clay County.

Hebron loses double-header to Washington School

November 15, 2011

GREENVIILLE –Tied at 32 heading into the fourth quarter Monday night, Hebron’s Lady Eagles had a six point lead with a little over five minutes left to play in the ball game, and then went ice cold before falling to MAIS Class AAA Washington School 47-40 on the road.

The Lady Eagles (3-5) failed to score in the last four minutes of the ball game. Hebron was outscored 15-8 in the final period.

November 14th

West Point sweeps Whippets

November 14, 2011

KOSCIUSKO – First year head girls basketball coach Murray Woody is pleased with his 2-2 record so far season. After playing their fourth game in eight days Saturday, the girls notched another victory, 57-45 over Kosciusko.

Woody talked about before the game how important it was for the girls to execute, they did that early and often. Each team had a dozen in the slow paced first quarter, but with the Lady Whippets playing in zone, Woody quickly pulled them out to build up a lead.

Allen, Wooten Engagement

November 14, 2011

Allen, Wooten Engagement

Judge and Mrs. Thomas Wilsford Allen, of Lyon, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Martha Elizabeth Allen, to Matthew Evans Wooten, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robley Evans Wooten Jr., of West Point, Miss.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry Isaac Clark and the late Mr. and Mrs. Coleman Maddox Allen.

Bramlett, Baker Engagement

November 14, 2011

Bramlett, Baker Engagement

Terri Barksdale of Caledonia, and Lonnie Bramlett of West Point, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alicia Joyce Bramlett, to William Baker, son of Stephen and Angela Baker of Mantee.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Stanley and Elizabeth Bramlett of West Point, and Lois Johnson of Columbus, and the late Doris Atkins.
She is a 2009 graduate of West Point High School, and is continuing her education at Vaughn's Beauty School and East Mississippi Community College.

Larry Gene Britt

November 14, 2011

Larry Gene Britt

Larry Gene Britt, age 56, of Lenoir City, Tenn., passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at his home.

November 12th

Lady Eagles end three game-skid

November 12, 2011

Tori Eliis had a triple double Friday night as Hebron Christian School snapped a three-game losing skid with a 62-50 win over AA West Memphis.

Ellis knocked down 28 points, grabbed 20 rebound and blocked 10 shots in arguably her most complete performance so far this season.

Head coach William Cotton says the girls are coming around and looking like they should, a playoff ball club.

“Our shooting percentage was up tonight, that’s what we need to have every night,” he said. “But there’s still room to improve.”

November 11th

West Point fizzles the Rockets, 43-14, face Starkville in round two

November 12, 2011

West Point head football coach Chris Chambless got right to point at halftime. The Green Wave led 21-14 at the break over Neshoba Central and Chambless kept it short and sweet.

“This is the playoffs, you better step it up or you’re going home,” he said. “What else do you say?”

The boys heard it loud and clear.

West Point falls at Tupelo on the hardwood

November 11, 2011

TUPLEO – Arrington Lenoir and Daryl Thomas combined for 49 points Thursday night, but after four periods of play, West Point just didn’t have enough in the tank as the Green Wave lost in OT to the Tupelo Golden Wave 82-76 in day two of the Tupelo Tip-Off Classic.

West Point had an eight point lead heading into the fourth quarter, before Tupelo began chipping away, and eventually cutting the deficit 67-65 with less than two minutes to play. Antonio Green sank five points including a pair of free-throws with 10 ticks left to play.

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