Archive - Dec 12, 2013
Raiders 54, Rebels 66
MADDEN ââ Leake Academy's returning District 2-AA Player of the Year Alex Shepherd was too much for Oak Hill to handle in its opening game of the District 2-AA campaign Tuesday evening.
The 6-foot-3-inch junior point guard scored a game-high 34 points, and the Leake Rebels (8-2; 1-0 District 2-AA) secured a 66-54 win over the Oak Hill Raiders (5-5; 0-1 District 2-AA) in a MAIS Basketball game.
Oak Hill's Drake Riley collected a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Drew Riley scored 14 points in the Raiders' fourth loss in the past five games.
By Will Nations
Lady Eagles 58,
Lady Rams 29
PHEBA â Rebekah Falkner scored a game-high 16 points, Holly Hudson and Alaina Hill reached double figures with 10 points each and the Hebron Christian Lady Eagles (3-2; 3-0 District 3-A) defeated the Kemper Lady Rams, 58-29, in a MAIS basketball game Tuesday on the campus of Hebron Christian School.
âWhen you get an early lead, it allows you to work on the specifics with the first unit,â Hebron Head Coach Bruce Franks said. âWe need all them hitting on the same cylinders.â
By Donna Summerall
The December meeting for Luncheon With Books at the Bryan Public Library brought author Laurie Parker, well â known for her beautiful childrenâs books, âEverywhere in Mississippi,â âA is for Angelsâ and 10 others, to share her first novel âThe Matchstick Cross.â
Friends of the Library president, Lucille Armstrong welcomed everyone to Luncheon With Books.
BY MARY GARRISON
The Grinch is slinking down from his mountainside cave for a special appearance in West Point.
Beginning at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights in the Community Counseling gymnasium, students of the Mississippi Academy of Performing Arts will celebrate the season with their rendition of Dr. Seussâ classic, âThe Grinch Who Stole Christmas.â
BY JUSTIN MINYARD
Itâs been in the making for years on end, but the head of a glistening new McClure building is beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Future home of the Howlinâ Wolf Blues Museum and the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts, the McClure building has been the focus of a collective effort for a massive renovation project. The West Point Board of Selectmen executed affirmative action to push forward with the project at its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday.