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May 14th, 2015

OHA Raiders fight in decisive championship games

May 14, 2015

The Oak Hill Raiders have one last chance to win a state championship for the first time in the major three sports since 1990 – a championship won by the football team over Prairie View Academy (Bastrop, La.).
This time on the baseball diamond, the Raiders (16-8; District 2-AA Champions) have to go through Silliman Institute.

March 9th

Lashley garners collegiate football attention

March 9, 2015

Scott Lashley stands out of a crowd with an intimidating 6-foot-7 and 300-pound frame. These measurements might be why the West Point High School offensive tackle holds 11 Football Bowl Subdivision (Division I) offers within the last month.
Lashley, a member of the 2016 recruiting class, started as an offensive tackle and played tight end at times for the Green Wave last season. The whirlwind month has been a thrilling time for a player that originally started his high school career on the opposite side of the football as a defensive lineman.

February 22nd

Oxford defeats Lady Wave for district title

February 22, 2015

The Oxford Lady Chargers (22-7) used a strong first-half finish and 11 total 3-pointers, dispatching the West Point Lady Wave 65-52 in the MHSAA District 2-5A championship game Saturday at West Point High School.
West Point (15-15) overcame a five-point deficit for a 15-11 advantage at the end of the first quarter. During the second quarter, the Lady Wave stretched its advantage to 20-11 with 3:50 left in the quarter, but then the Lady Chargers surged. Sparked by three straight 3-pointers of seven in the first half, Oxford entered the break on an 18-2 run.

February 20th

Daniel, Lady Wave ready for district title bout

February 20, 2015

The West Point Lady Wave might garner a little more respect with its current form on the basketball court.
After a six-win 2013-14 season, the Lady Wave (15-14) squares off against the Oxford Lady Chargers for a MHSAA District 2-5A title at 6 p.m. tonight at West Point High School. Already in the postseason, West Point could lock up a first-round bye with a win.
“It feels great to play for a district championship,” West Point Head Coach Dashmond Daniel said. “We have reached all our goals for this season and adding a district championship would be the icing on the cake.”

February 16th

Oak Hill drops semifinal to No. 1 Leake

February 16, 2015

CLEVELAND – Dominating in the majority of the statistical columns all night, the Leake Academy Rebelettes had to wait until the fourth quarter for any comfort of a win.
Leake sophomore Anna Evans recorded a double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds along with three blocks, helping the Rebelettes dispatch the Oak Hill Lady Raiders 57-41 in the MAIS North-AA tournament’s semifinals Friday night at Bayou Academy.
Oak Hill junior Sarah Dill scored a game-high 17 points. Sydney Holton added eight points, and sister Maddie netted seven for the Lady Raiders. Tanner Grubbs had two blocks.

February 13th

Hebron basketball teams win, advance to semis

February 13, 2015

BELZONI – Hebron Christian's basketball teams advanced with wins to the MAIS Class-A North-Central tournament's semifinals Wednesday at Humphreys Academy.
The Hebron Lady Eagles dispatched the Central Holmes Christian Lady Trojans 62-40. The Hebron Eagles downed Delta Streets Academy 57-47.
The Lady Eagles square off against Benton Academy at 5:15 p.m. today, and the Eagles face Kemper Academy at 7:45 tonight at Humphreys Academy in Belzoni.

OHA Lady Raiders advance, Raiders drop out

February 13, 2015

CLEVELAND – The Oak Hill basketball teams split a pair of MAIS Class-AA North tournament quarterfinals Wednesday at Bayou Academy.
The Oak Hill Raiders missed three opportunities to win the game in the final 30 seconds as the Riverfield Academy (La.) Raiders salvaged a 42-41 win. The Raiders finished the season with a 17-10 overall record.
The Lady Raiders defeated the Riverfield Lady Raiders 47-28, advancing to the semifinals. The Oak Hill girls play the Leake Academy Rebelettes at 5:15 p.m. today in Cleveland.

February 11th

OHA teams advance in North-AA tourney

February 11, 2015

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CLEVELAND – The Oak Hill basketball teams opened the MAIS North-AA tournament with wins Monday at Bayou Academy.
The Oak Hill Lady Raiders squared off against the Bayou Lady Colts, and the Oak Hill Raiders played against the Kirk Academy Raiders. The two games were play-in matches for the No. 3 seeds from MAIS Districts 1-AA and 2-AA.

February 5th

West Point splits district doubleheader

February 5, 2015


COLUMBUS — The West Point basketball teams split a District 2-5A basketball doubleheader with the New Hope Lady Trojans and Trojans Tuesday night at New Hope High School.
In boys’ action, New Hope used double-figure scoring from four starters, dispatching the West Point Green Wave (13-12; 0-5 District 2-5A), 72-55.

February 4th

Lady Eagles seek perfection

February 4, 2015


PHEBA — The Hebron Christian Lady Eagles have been untouchable in MAIS District 3-A play for the past two seasons. With the district tournament set to begin tomorrow, Hebron wants to remain on top with back-to-back district titles while it maintains an 18-game winning streak in district.
The initial step starts in the district tournament’s semifinal round.

The Oak Hill Raiders have one last chance to win a state championship for the first time in the...
Scott Lashley stands out of a crowd with an intimidating 6-foot-7 and 300-pound frame. These...
The Oxford Lady Chargers (22-7) used a strong first-half finish and 11 total 3-pointers,...



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