Archive - Oct 19, 2011 - Sports Article
The season's not quite complete, but already several West Point Green Wave football players have been honored.
Offensive lineman Romia Wilson and linebacker Brandon Edwards were selected to represent Mississippi in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic set to play Dec. 10 in Montgomery, Alabama.
High school coaches also selected quarterback Dequinten Spraggins, offensive lineman Carson Miller and linebacker Charles Heard to represent the North in the Bernard Blackwell Game scheduled for Dec. 17 in Biloxi.
Expectations are high once again for the Lady Raiders at Oak Hill Academy.
When you finish third in the state and win back-to-back district titles, the only thing left to do is bring home a state championship.
â€śOur expectations year in and year out for quite awhile have been the same,â€ť head coach Stan Hughey said. â€śWe want to win a gold ball. Thereâ€™s never been a championship team in girls basketball even though thereâ€™s been a lot of good teams. We want to win the state and thatâ€™s what we shoot for.â€ť
What better way to bring a community together than through sports.
Saturday, the Refuge Student Ministries will team up with Tyson Lee, former Mississippi State quarterback, for the inaugural Tyson Lee Flag Football tournament.
All proceeds raised for the 7-on-7 match ups will go towards the student ministries to help with their goals.
â€śIt will help local and non-local service projects, worship retreats and just anything that would help with their curriculum,â€ť Student Minister Corbin Coker said.