Archive - Nov 14, 2013
By Will Nations
Height, athleticism and awareness are keys in the game of basketball.
Matthew Gwathney and Drake Riley provided those three attributes in the frontcourt for Oak Hill against the Heritage Patriots.
Gwathney scored 12 points and pulled down nine rebounds, Riley secured 14 rebounds and six points and the Oak Hill Raiders protected home court with a 53-42 win over Heritage Tuesday night on the campus of Oak Hill Academy in West Point.
By Will Nations
Sarah Dill was looking for a coming out game in her sophomore season for the Oak Hill Lady Raiders.
During her junior high career, Dill was an offensive juggernaut, scoring an average of 20 points or more in the seventh- to ninth-grade span. Last season, Dill was a strong contributor off the bench for Oak Hill in its 30-win season.
BY MARY GARRISON
Kids from the Sally Kate Winters Home for Children in West Point and Palmer Home for Children in Columbus will put on their warmest gear and hit the woods in a â€śPassionate Pursuitâ€ť this weekend.
By Donna Summerall
The wonderful smells of a Thanksgiving feast wafted through the air on Brame Avenue outside of Third Mt. Olive M.B. Church at noon Wednesday. The Noonday Prayer Warriors have orchestrated a feast for the elderly, shut-in, homeless and disabled for nine years at Thanksgiving and have no intention of stopping.
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
The agenda was light, but the getting was good.
The West Point Board of Selectmen convened Tuesday to finalize authorization for Randy Jones, city chief administrative officer, to represent the city in the assumption of all assets and liabilities of White Station Water Association.
â€śItâ€™s been a long time coming,â€ť said Mayor Robbie Robinson. â€ś ... Itâ€™s finally here.â€ť
And a long time indeed has it been since the concepts were originally drafted for the merger nearly two years ago.