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August 18th, 2011

Raiders looking for first win right out of the gates against Class A power

August 18, 2011

First year head coach Benjie Merchant will lead the Raiders against one of the best teams in MAIS Class Newton County.

But Merchant says the boys are really excited to finally get going after showing improvement everyday throughout the summer and fall practices.

“There’s been progress as far as instilling the basis of the program in what we’re going to do,” he said. “We still have a long way to go.”

Merchant is on the first level of trying to rebuild a program that has fallen on hard times over the years, including the last two seasons where they have won a combined six games.

Eagles ready to take flight Friday on the road

August 18, 2011

When Hebron takes the field tonight, it’s going to be a test to their conditioning, something they have worked hard on all summer.

With just 11 players on the team they had to move down to 8-man football this season, but there’s been no excuses. Even though they won’t qualify for any post season play, the Eagles have been positive and are looking forward to getting some licks on somebody else; Strider Academy.

August 17th

Green Wave defense ready for the Tigers

August 17, 2011

West Point will have their hands full some argue when South Panola rolls into town on Saturday.

The Green Wave struggled at times defensively in the jamboree against Louisville, especially in the secondary.

But after a week of watching film, Green Wave defensive coordinator Kendall Pickens feels pretty confident his boys will step up to the task at stopping the Tigers.

“We got to get more pass rush on the defensive line and in the secondary, we just have to work on techniques,” he said.

Nichols HR leads Hebron over Pats

August 17, 2011

COLUMBUS - Tori Nichols two run blast in the third inning have Hebron the lead and they never looked back on their way to a 4-2 win over Heritage Tuesday night.
“This was another typical game for us,” Lady Eagles head coach Cass Tapley said. “We did get seven hits but we are going to have to fill some holes in the lineup maybe with more of a short game.”
The game was scoreless until the third when Nichols cleared the bases with one swing. Chloe Tapley doubled to center to start the rally. The Lady Eagles were held scoreless until the fourth when they would double their lead to 4-0.

Jasper Eugene Lummus Sr.

August 17, 2011

Jasper Eugene Lummus Sr.

Jasper Eugene Lummus Sr., age 78, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at his home in Greenwood, Miss. (Money, Miss.)
Visitation is 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. with the funeral services following, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, in Columbus, Miss. Burial will follow at Double Springs cemetery in Maben, Miss., at 4 p.m.

August 16th

Oak Hill falls to Lady Vols on the road

August 16, 2011

STARKVILLE - The Oak Hill Academy softball team has been in a giving mood lately.
In two conference games, the Lady Raiders surrendered three unearned runs in a 3-2 loss at Winston Academy and dropped a decision at Canton Academy after giving up five unearned runs.
“We can’t afford giving folks Christmas in August,” Oak Hill softball coach Marion Bratton said.
The Lady Raiders were in a giving mood once again on Monday, letting a 6-4 lead slip away and lost to the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers 10-6.

WP vs SP could be a shoot out

August 16, 2011

When South Panola and West Point kick off the 2011 season on Saturday, one can probably expect a lot of points to blow up the score board.
Given the history of these two teams, who last year scored an average of 45 and 29 points per game, respectively, Saturday may just be a shoot out.

Connie (Gray) Fulgham

August 16, 2011

Connie (Gray) Fulgham

Connie (Gray) Fulgham, 89, formerly of South Mercer Street, Berwick, died Friday, August 12, 2011, at Berwick Retirement Village, I.
Born October 22, 1921, in Monroe County, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late William T. and Mary Gray.
During World War II, Connie worked in a shell manufacturing plant in Mississippi, until she moved north where she worked at the Berwick Cigar Plan, from which she retired in 1983.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Berwick and the Berwick Chapter of the Eastern Star, #228.

Jo Gillespie

August 16, 2011

Jo Gillespie

Jo Gillespie, age 73, passed away, Monday, August 15, 2011, at her home, in West Point. Jo Ellen
Roberts Gillespie was born November 2, 1937, in Pontotoc, Miss. to the late Irene Tutor and Edgar Roberts. She was a Machine Operator at West Point Casket Company and most recently as a court bailiff for the Clay County Sheriff Department and was a member of West End Baptist Church. Jo Roberts Gillespie married Glenn Gillespie on April 24, 1954, in Pontotoc, he preceded her on December 9, 2006.

August 13th

Wave come up short to Wildcats in jamboree

August 13, 2011

STARKVILLE - The West Point Green Wave had their first taste of live football Saturday afternoon at Davis Wade Stadium, and although they came out with a 21-20 loss to long time rival Louisville in the first game of the 10-team jamboree, head coach Chris Chambless knows it was a just a measuring stick to see where they are heading into the opening week.

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