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Archive - Sep 2011

September 7th

Tapley throws no-hitter, Eagles win again

September 7, 2011

MACON - Chloe Tapley threw her second consecutive no-hitter Tuesday as Hebron Christian School earned another district victory shutting out Central Academy 8-0.

Tapley struck out 14 batters in her seven inning performance, but there was a question mark if she would even play because of a stomach virus.

Head coach Cass Tapley said the cooler weather Tuesday definitely played a big role in her pitching in the circle.

“I couldn’t be more proud of Chloe today,” he said. “For us this was a really big district game.”

Aggies to SEC on hold

September 7, 2011

BIRMINGHAM - The Southeastern Conference voted unanimously Tuesday to accept Texas A&M to join as a new member, but the process has been delayed because of the threat of legal action.

SEC president’s are seeking assurance that no BIG 12 school will sue the league for contractual interference over Texas A&M. Reports have surfaced that Baylor has yet to agree to the terms.

September 6th

Thomas Lee Carpenter

September 6, 2011

Thomas Lee Carpenter

Tom Carpenter, 73, passed away, Monday, September 5, 2011, at his residence near Starkville.
Thomas Lee Carpenter was born June 30, 1938, in Webster County to the late Martha Myrtle Dunn and Charles Benford
Carpenter. Mr. Tom was a Bridge Builder; he retired and as a Superintendent. He also owned and operated Ideal
Concrete Company. He was a member of Artesia Baptist Church and was a Member of the Adelphian Lodge #174 F.& A.
M. in Eupora. He was also a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. Tom Carpenter married Bertha Mae Palmer Carpenter

Eagles get first win behind potent offense

September 6, 2011

MERIDIAN - Will Corben-Rogers ran for two touchdowns and threw for another Friday night, leading the Hebron Eagles to their first win on the season, 48-8 over Calvary Christian (0-3).
First year head coach Tri Nason described the victory as a complete turn around from week one.
“I’m glad the first win is out of the way, now that we know what we’re doing does work,” he said.

Raiders drop third in a row with loss at Indianola

September 6, 2011

INDIANOLA - Oak Hill’s struggles continue on the gridiron this season after the Raiders were handed their third consecutive loss Friday night, 39-14 at the hands of Indianola Academy.
Offensive miscues and fumbles led to numerous turnovers in the game as the Raiders trailed 25-0 after the first quarter.
“We came out flat,” head coach Benjie Merchant said. “We came off the bus and weren’t ready to play.” Complete stats weren’t available as of press time.

September 2nd

Eagles hope new plays, rest lead to first win

September 2, 2011

Thirteen days between games may seem like an eternity for any football team, but for Hebron, it gives them plenty of time to rest, refocus and maybe even install a new offense. A few more plays here and there.
“We have been putting a lot more of a variety of plays on offense,” first year head Tri Nason said. “We’re going to be doing a little more passing this week.”
Nason said that QB Will-Corben Rogers, who was 3-of-5 passing for 39-yards in week one’s loss to Strider, made some big leaps and is feeling a little more comfortable running the new passing plays.

Raiders hungry to get back on track

September 2, 2011

Oak Hill Academy isn’t off to the best of starts in 2011. The Raiders are 0-2 and have scored just two touchdowns this season.
Head coach Benjie Merchant knows it’s going to be a tough first season early on, but the question is how long will it be before they can turn things around.
‘We’re just not ready to play in that caliber of a game yet,” Merchant said in reference to last week’s 41-6 loss to Winston Academy.

WP ready for rivals Columbus

September 2, 2011

West Point is no doubt excited about tonight.

After a week long-plus layoff, the Green Wave hope to bounce back on the road and get a victory over Columbus.

The last time the two teams met it was the Green Wave riding a 24-6 victory back in 2009, the first of 14 consecutive wins for West Point on their way to the first of back-to-back 5A state titles.

Hopefully history will repeat itself.

Head coach Chris Chambless is just ready to get back out on the field.

Lions top MGCC 34-30, Cox shines in debut

September 2, 2011

SOOBA - What a way to make a debut.

Former West Point standout Justin Cox made a good first impression Thursday night swiping three interceptions, including a game saver with seconds remaining, to help East Mississippi topple Mississippi Gulf Coast 34-30 in the season-opener for both teams.

It was a special night for the Lions who were unveiling the new $4.7 million, 5,000-seat Sullivan-Windham Field.

But for Cox it was definitely memorable. He finished with three of the Lions four picks on defense in a game that lived up to the hype.

Rubert L. Staten

September 2, 2011

Rubert L. Staten

Rubert L. Staten, age 78, passed away, Aug. 31, 2011, at the Regency Hospital in Jackson.
Rubert Lawson Staten was born June 30, 1933, in the Una community of Clay County to the late Myrtle Lawson Staten and Dilworth Staten. He began working at Bryan Foods, then later with the Mississippi Department of Agriculture as a Meat Inspector for 35 years until retiring in 1995. Mr. Staten was a member of Griffith Christian Church. He was a Veteran of U. S. Army having served during the Korean War. Rubert Lawson Staten was married to Frances Ivy Staten

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