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September 22nd

Hebron continues eight-man domination with 30-0 route of Central

September 22, 2012

Hebron entered into tonight’s football game 5-0 and played host to Central Academy from Macon, Mississippi.
Coach Foster mercifully did not play his starters against a definitely weak Central Academy who had earlier in the week threatened to forfeit the game. The Eagles, though slow to start the game, finished strong in the second half winning 30-0.

Green Wave grab district win against Lake Cormorant

September 22, 2012

Friday night, the West Point High Green Wave hosted the Lake Cormorant Gators, defeating them 23-17.
Balmy and slightly chilly, the Green Wave took the field, ready to win their homecoming game. Several standout players made crucial plays in clutch situations to ensure victory by night’s end.
Mario Virges (#20) was a powerhouse for the West Point defense, along with Freddie Reed (#44), Ed Brown (#56) and Lederrius Gallion (#90) on the line. The Green Wave defense was able to really set the pace of the game, while the West Point offense was in charge of time management.

Eight turnovers doom Raiders at home

September 22, 2012

The Oak Hill Academy Raiders (3-3;1-2) offense has had its struggles thus far in 2012, but Friday night’s home match against Canton was the roughest outing yet for the team.
Eight turnovers, including seven fumbles and a lone interception, would make all the difference in a 48-15 Tiger win over the Raiders.
“You can’t turn the ball over seven times against a good team like Canton,” said head coach Daniel Merchant after the game.

September 17th

Green Wave and Noxubee Review

September 17, 2012

No one who was present at Hamblin Stadium on Friday night could say that both West Point High School and Noxubee County High School didn’t play their hearts out down on McCallister Field.

Both teams came out and played their games. The Noxubee defense was impenetrable most of the night, and it certainly was when it really counted. West Point was not allowed a single point, and with the exception of the lone touchdown of the game, the Green Wave defense played virtually flawlessly, as well.

The action words for Friday night’s game were “grit” and “determination.”

Hebron’s winning formula

September 17, 2012

The residents of Pheba and the many fans surrounding Hebron Christian High School have been aglow in light of their team’s remarkable season thus far.

The Hebron Eagles are absolutely dominating their opponents on a weekly basis, at home and away, and in return they have a perfect 5-0 record about which to boast.

September 15th

Oak Hill brings discipline and power back home against Winona

September 15, 2012

The Oak Hill Academy Raiders (3-2; 1-1) had 277 total offensive yards on Friday night agains the Winona Christian Stars.
After winning their first two games, the Raiders suffered back-to-back losses, including a district game last Friday against Manchester. Oak Hill had lost the focus and discipline it had the first two games against Newton County and Winston.
That was not the case on Friday night. Oak Hill won handily 21-6 against the Stars.

West Point falls 6-0 in defensive gem at home

September 15, 2012

Friday night saw an incredibly hard-fought loss for West Point. In what was an almost entirely defensive game against Noxubee County, West Point struggled for every inch of the field gain on offense and dug in deep to keep as much of the field as possible on defense.

Hebron continues winning ways against Mt. Salus

September 15, 2012

Hebron Christian hosted Mt. Salus from Clinton, Mississippi, in this week five high school football game. The Eagles held Homecoming festivities Friday night and crowned Miss Tapley as their queen.
After the pregame crowning, the Eagles took to the field where all aspects of their game were hitting on all cylinders. Both offensively and defensively, Hebron entertained their fans and gave them something to go home happy about. Hebron defeated Mt. Salus 36-8 bringing their record on the season to 5-0.

September 6th

West Point and Oak Hill on the Road

September 6, 2012

This week is critical for both the West Point High Green Wave and the Oak Hill Academy Raiders as both teams go on the road tonight. Each school is looking to build, to add wins to the books, and as shown so far, West Point and Oak Hill can get it done.

With a short trip down Highway 82, West Point will be looking to move forward on the momentum they gained against Columbus last week, and Starkville High School will be waiting for them, coming off of a win against Tupelo High.

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