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January 17th

Lady Raiders respond to emotional loss with big win

January 17, 2013

Three days after a tough loss at home to district rival Leake, the Lady Raiders got back on their feet with a 22-point victory over Winston Academy to the tune of 58 points. Using balanced scoring and great ball movement, Oak Hill put the 11-point game away the 39-28 game in the final quarter by outscoring the Lady Patriots 19-8 to secure the home victory. The Lady Raiders will travel to Yazoo City tonight for a rematch with Manchester Academy and then a trip over to Starkville Saturday afternoon for a rematch with top-ranked Starkville Academy.

January 16th

Hebron, West Point games postponed

January 16, 2013

Hebron Christian’s Taylor Coggins (#15)takes the ball in the corner against Winona Christian in last Friday’s game in Winona. The Lady Eagles and Eagles’ games against Calhoun Academy were postponed Tuesday and have been rescheduled for tonight with junior high action starting at four o’clock in Pheba.
West Point’s district 2 5-A away game against the Oxford Lady Chargers and Chargers has been rescheduled for Monday February 4. Will Nations

NCAA football a laboratory for the NFL

January 16, 2013

Wednesday morning the University of Oregon had to bid farewell to possibly one of the most important head coaches the Duck football program has ever seen. Chip Kelly put Oregon onto the map as a football powerhouse and a team that could vie BCS National title on any given season. Though stating, in the past couple of weeks, he was going to stay at Oregon, Kelly decided to take up the NFL Philadelphia Eagles on their offer and make his debut in the National Football League.

January 15th

BREAKING: West Point’s district double-header against Oxford postponed

January 15, 2013

Due to the ice storm warning in northern Mississippi, the double-header between West Point and Oxford has been postponed until an undecided date.
The Lady Wave’s game was set to tip off at around six o’clock in Oxford following the boys’ junior varsity ball game. Stay tuned to the Daily Times Leader as a make-up date should be released in the coming hours or days.
West Point still has district action this Friday as the Lady Wave and Green Wave both host New Hope. The Lady Trojans and Trojans are both currently undefeated in district 2 5-A play.

January 14th

Lady Raiders take road win, but can’t get over Leake hump

January 14, 2013

For the second time this year, the Lady Raiders fell to their competition for the district title. After a blowout 66-36 win over Canton Academy the previous night, Oak Hill was unable to get into any sort of rhythm Saturday evening against top ranked Leake Academy in a 51-68 loss in front of a sold-out crowd.

Raiders suffer two tough losses in key district games

January 14, 2013

The close ones always sting the most. In a huge weekend for Oak Hill, the Raiders were unable to secure two big games against Canton Academy on the road and Leake Academy at home with their chances of a number 1 seed in the conference tournament diminished. However, Oak Hill proved to the Panthers and Rebels both that they would not go down without a fight, and by the time the tournament rolls around, this young Raiders squad will have a legitimate shot at taking home the blue trophy.

Wave to play district games at Oxford tonight

January 14, 2013

It was a difficult challenge for the West Point Green Wave to pick up a win Saturday against the Corinth Warriors. The Wave battled Corinth, a perennial power in north Mississippi 4-A, in Ecru at the North Pontotoc High School “Kings of the Court” tournament. A game that needed more than regulation to decide a winner, the Wave were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with an overtime loss to the Warriors 63-56.

January 12th

Lady Eagles, Winona battle on dangerous floor, Stars victorious 38-18

January 12, 2013

The concrete-floor was dangerously slick as the humidity level in the old Vaiden High School gym was too high for safe play as Hebron Christian and Winona Christian took each other on Friday night in MAIS district 3-A action. It was the card dealt though to the Lady Stars as their home gym on campus at Winona Christian was unfortunately lost to a fire back in October 2012 only a few weeks prior to the start of basketball season.

Eagles miss opportunities, sweep of Winona fails 54-44

January 12, 2013

Hebron Christian took their final regular season road trip west to face Winona Christian. It was a battle once again between Hebron and Winona as both teams sought District 3-A dominance and the coveted one seed with the Hebron Eagles putting their perfect district record on the line. In the previous meeting on November 30, the Eagles gave Winona everything and more as Hebron used gutsy play off the bench to defeat the Stars in overtime 54-52.

January 10th

Hebron to play important district games this weekend

January 10, 2013

The Lady Eagles of Hebron Christian are coming off their first MAIS district 3-A victory over Central Academy of Macon on Tuesday night. The 42-38 win has brought the Lady Eagles to a 1-3 district record and allows for Hebron to enter the second half of the district schedule with a little more confidence.

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