Archive - Sep 12, 2011
DECATUR - Hebron Christian School reached the double-digit victory mark last weekend after splitting a two game set at the Kemper Academy/East Miss Community College Tournament.
The Lady Eagles improved to 11-6 on the season with just a handful of games left to play on the schedule.
Chloe Tapley threw her third consecutive no-hitter in Hebronâs 15-0 victory over Russell Christian. Tapley struck out nine batters in just four innings of work.
The Lady Eagles dominated from the opening pitch scoring one, three, two, five and four runs respectively in each of the five innings played.
Truth be told, West Point High Schoolâs football coaching staff and players felt like they left a win on the field in 2010 against arch-rival Starkville, when a litany of miscues, mistakes and turnovers led to a 21-20 Starkville win in West Point.
There would be no mistakes this time.
Avenging its lone defeat of 2010, West Point used a dominating second half effort from its defense and a balanced attack on offense to earn a convincing 33-12 win over visiting Starkville Friday night.
Oak Hill used a three run second inning effort Friday to get their second win in as many games, downing Manchester Academy 5-1 on the softball diamond.
The Lady Raiders moved to 11-9 on the season and despite being out of the playoff hunt, look to close out the year on a high note.
âPay backs are nice,â Oak Hill head coach Marion Bratton said. âTheyâre a good ball club, but theyâre also young. If we donât get them now, theyâre going to be hard to get in the future. We have to take advantage of it when it comes.â
Manchester Academy sticking with a run-heavy offense, handed Oak Hill their fourth consecutive loss Friday night, 37-0 in district action.
The visiting Mavericks totaled 268 yards on the night and quickly took control of the game from the opening kickoff and by the end of the first half had a commanding 30-0 lead.
Starting out their own 46 yard line, the visitors needed just two plays to strike first when Jammie Jamison scored the first of his two scores with a 42-yard sprint to give the Mavericks an 8-0 lead after a two-point conversion.
Talyor Coggins rushed for a season-high three touchdowns as the Hebron Christian School Eagles bounced back from a 10-point deficit at the half to earn their second victory on the season, 36-16 over Clinton Christian Friday night in their home opener.
âIt was an overall team effort, but we really had a big game out of Taylor Coggins tonight,â head coach Tri Nason said. âJust unselfishness on everyoneâs part. Everybody just wanted to make it a team effort and it was.â
Edna Lois Dill
Edna Lois Dill, 87, passed away, Friday, September 9, 2011 at her home, in Pheba. Edna Lois Dill
was born April 10, 1924 in Pickens, Alabama to the late Cora Lee Rickman and Martin Lewis Jaynes. She was a
Seamstress at Monte Glove for 34 years and a member of Pheba Baptist Church. Edna Lois Jaynes Dill married Lemuel Ethel Dill April 9, 1942, in Clay County, he preceded her on November 27, 1964.
Funeral services will be Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the