Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
By Will Nations
Daily Times Leader
Thursday, Oak Hill Academy hit the road for their second away game of the season and the final game of the two-game series between Leake Academy in Madden.
The Green Wave are coming off of a 7-6 win over rival Starkville Tuesday night. Senior Freddie Reed hit a RBI single giving West Point the lead in the bottom of the sixth, and Tony Reese finished off the game on the mound to secure the victory. The Wave currently hold a 3-1 record on the season and hope to better their record against Columbus this evening.
The Eagles now improve to 2-1 on the season after the win Monday night and the victory over Vardaman Friday night. Hebron is currently on a two-game winning streak. The Eagles now turn their attention to district play Tuesday and Thursday. Hebron traveled to Central Academy on Tuesday and will play host to Winona Christian tomorrow afternoon.
Oak Hill now looks into conference play as the Raiders will start their two-game series with Leake Academy. The Raiders took on the Rebels Tuesday afternoon and will travel to Madden on Thursday for the final game of the conference series.
With the win over West Lowndes and the loss to Calhoun City the Lady Wave are now carry a 1-4 record on the season. The Lady Wave will get back on the diamond this coming Tuesday in Ackerman against the Lady Indians. First pitch will be at 6:30 for varsity.
After a 4-0 win over the Lafayette County Commodores last Thursday, the Diamond Wave will now turn their attention to arch-rival Starkville High School.
Along with the win over Lafayette in the Potontoc tournament, West Point has recorded a victory over Ripley 5-2 and fell on a walk-off hit to New Albany 5-4. The Wave currently sit with a 2-1 record on the season.
Starkville will enter the contest with six games under their belt. The Yellow Jackets currently are holding a 4-2 recorded with wins over Leake Central, Greenville-Weston, Louisville, and Ethel.
By Will Nations
Daily Times Leader
Oak Hill Academy played host to Victory Christian of Columbus Thursday in the season and home-opener for head coach Marion Bratton and his Diamond Raiders at Bill Ayces Field in West Point.
It was a cold and windy evening, but Adam Tumey was red hot for Oak Hill in his first appearance on the mound for the 2013 season.
Tumey struck out 9 batters, gave up 2 hits, and walked only 4 in four complete innings. With that pitching performance, the Raiders took their first win of the season over Victory 6-1.
It has become an annual occurrence for the West Point junior high football teams and their fellow conference members as they met up once again on the football field for a junior high spring jamboree.
After a month of hard and competitive practices, the Junior Green Wave hit the gridiron on a cold and windy Tuesday evening in Starkville to put their talents on display against other teams. And even though the time of year is not traditionally a time for football, the players, coaches, and fans seemed more than excited to catch some pigskin action.
It is spring time! Itâ€™s time for everyone to start sticking their heads outside and enjoying the bright sun and great weather with some kind of fun activity. Whether it is watching a baseball game or taking in a round of golf or even just taking a step outside, spring is the best time to do any of these activities.
Sign ups for Baseball, Softball and T-ball are going on at West Point Parks and Recreation. The deadline to get a player registered is February 28. Sign up location is the Recreation Building (by the skate park and old fairgrounds) where forms are available. Cost is $40.00. Submitted Photo