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April 27th

Oak Hill prepping with Spring Practice clean

April 27, 2013

The Oak Hill Raiders are coming off a successful 6-6 season and their first playoff berth since the 2009 season. The six win season was the most wins in a regular season since Randy Carlisle’s squad in 2006. Second year head coach Daniel Merchant is looking for the three weeks of spring training to be a positive for his team.

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Atkins, White ink with EMCC Rodeo team

April 27, 2013

Mid-day Friday, Oak Hill seniors Shay Atkins and Palmer White placed pen to paper signaling they will be attending East Mississippi Community College in Scooba and competing for the EMCC Rodeo Team.

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Williamson, Kelly to defend state crown

April 27, 2013

No we are not discussing a morning talk show, but the Oak Hill mixed doubles pairing of Kim Kelly and John Wesley Williamson have had similar success to “Regis and Kelly.”

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April 24th

Williams priming for senior finale

April 24, 2013

1,519 rushing yards in his junior year and the A-train is ready to leave the station and carry the load a little bit further down the track this coming fall. Possibly to Jackson and Mississippi Veterans’ Memorial Stadium in December.

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Seniors say goodbye at West Point Senior Night

April 24, 2013

Pictured is the West Point Baseball’s Senior Class of 2013. From left to right; Riley Morton, Eric Lemus, Freddie Reed, Courtney Goss, Bradley Ewings, Woodrow Prince, and Tez Lane. The seniors concluded their Green Wave careers with a 4-1 win over the Columbus Falcons at Taylor Park on Tuesday. Photo by Will Nations

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West Point: Through the wilderness

April 24, 2013

The last time the Green Wave were victorious on the baseball diamond was March 5 against rival Starkville at Taylor Park. West Point, Tuesday evening, was hoping to end an 18-game skid to close out the 2013 campaign.

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April 23rd

Green Wave O-Line winning in the trenches

April 23, 2013

Technique, physicality , and aggressiveness. These are the three words that West Point offensive line coach Casey Welch presses on his boys every practice until they may get tired of hearing it. But this push on technique, physicality, and aggressiveness is the most valuable assets to the downhill running attack of the Green Wave offense. Without a tight unit in front of the backfield, all havoc could break loose and limited success on the offensive side of the football would be the result.

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Little League tees off

April 23, 2013

Elijah Young plays a smooth first base for the Phillies.

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Oak Hill tennis wins conference

April 23, 2013

The Lady Raiders and Raiders were victorious Monday at the district 2-AA Tournament in Jackson. Oak Hill Tennis, under Coach Brian Middleton, defeated Canton Academy, Leake Academy, Manchester Academy, and Winston Academy, in route to the district crowns in the girls and boys sides of the tournament.

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April 20th

Hebron eliminated from postseason

April 20, 2013

The Hebron Christian Eagles had their backs against the ropes following an 18-0 rout Tuesday afternoon.
In a win or go home game two, the Eagles needed anything and everything to fall in their favor to defeat the top-ranked Tri-County Academy Thursday afternoon in Flora.

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