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October 21st

Hebron Christian breaks down Central Academy

October 21, 2013

MACON — Hebron Christian senior Justin Gordon returned the opening kick off 95 yards to open the scoring flood gates for a strong district rout.
The Hebron Eagles (5-3; 3-0 District 7-A) secured their third shut out of the 2013 season and their highest point total against Central Academy with a 50-0 victory in a MAIS District 7-A eight-man contest Friday on the campus of Central Academy in Macon.

Green Wave owns second half

October 21, 2013

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

West Point junior place kicker Omar Lemus only needed one chance to successfully convert a field goal.
In his first high school career field goal attempt, Lemus was perfect from the right hash line as he booted a strong, high 25-yard field goal with 7:52 left in the game to cap a West Point 24-point second-half rally as the Green Wave celebrated its second consecutive District 1-5A win over Lake Cormorant, 24-21, at Hamblin Stadium in West Point.

October 17th

West Point uses two signal callers

October 17, 2013

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

When Dason Thomas moved from Starkville to West Point and began attending the West Point Junior High School in the seventh-grade, Josh Ewing honestly was not the biggest fan.
“In the seventh-grade, it was kind of rocky,” West Point junior quarterback Ewing said. “He was from Starkville and I am from West Point, you know how the rivalry typically goes.”

October 15th

Football wrap up

October 15, 2013

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The West Point Green Wave (3-4; 1-2 District 1-5A) was looking to pick up a win after two consecutive district losses.
Behind Aeris Williams' career effort of 252 yards on 26 carries and four touchdowns, West Point was able to outscore the Center Hill Mustangs in a shoot-out, 69-41.

October 9th

Ellis competes at MAIS all-star softball game

October 9, 2013

It is shaping up to be a busy week for Oak Hill senior Maegan Ellis.
Like any high school Homecoming maid, Ellis is having to decide on a dress to wear during the festivities on Friday – though her mother, Gigi, said one dress was already selected. The dress right now though is paired with a pair of cleats, an aluminum bat and a leather glove, as Ellis was selected to represent Oak Hill in the MAIS annual All-Star Softball event today at Jackson Prep in Flowood.
“We do have a dress picked out,” Gigi said. “The only thing is can we find some time for school this week.”

October 8th

DTL football wrap up

October 8, 2013

The West Point Green Wave's second-half rally fell short against a rising Clarksdale Wildcat team as West Point lost its second consecutive District 1-5A game, 39-34, Friday at Hamblin Stadium in West Point.

Oak Hill clinches district win over Manchester

October 8, 2013

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

YAZOO CITY – Five first-half rushing touchdowns helped the Oak Hill Raiders (4-3; 2-1) rout the Manchester Academy Mavericks (1-6; 0-2) 47-6 in a MAIS District 2-AA contest Friday at Buster Crawford Stadium on the campus of Manchester Academy.
In a season-high offensive performance, the Raider rushing attack tallied 39 carries for 457 yards on the ground. The 457-yard rushing total is the most gained on the ground under second-year head coach Daniel Merchant.

October 4th

Hebron Christian welcomes winless, scoreless Strider for Homecoming

October 4, 2013

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

PHEBA – Streaks abound in tonight’s MAIS eight-man contest as Hebron Christian holds a three-game home losing streak hosting a visiting Strider Academy that is nursing two negative streaks, as well.
A 16-game losing period that began on Aug. 17, 2012, against Hebron in Pheba is coupled with a five game scoreless streak in the 2013 season as the Rams are unable catch a break on the gridiron.

Oak Hill looks to capitalize in October

October 4, 2013

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The month of October brings cooler temperatures, colorful leaves and the beginning of the fall season with Halloween.
Outside of these autumn occurrences, the Oak Hill Raider football team knows that October brings increasingly important football games if the Raiders want to return to the MAIS Class-AA playoffs in November this season.
“It’s definitely important to get a good start tonight, hopefully this will be an October to remember,” Oak Hill second-year head coach Daniel Merchant said about his team rising to the occasion this month.

West Point hosts rising Clarksdale

October 4, 2013

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Henry Johnson, head coach of the Clarksdale Wildcats, is excited about the upcoming match-up his team has drawn in week seven of the MHSAA football season.
For the first-year Clarksdale coach, the chance to compete with the West Point Green Wave will be an excellent measuring tool for his team.

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