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December 9th

Lions claim national title

December 9, 2014

For Daily Times Leader

BILOXI — Time after time, East Mississippi Community College presented itself with golden opportunities here Sunday in Mississippi Bowl VII. Eventually, the Lions cashed in on more than enough of them.
No. 1 ranked EMCC rolled up 515 yards of total offense and forced No. 2 Iowa Western into five turnovers, defeating the Reivers 34-17 in the NJCAA National Championship Game at Biloxi High School’s Indian Stadium.

December 5th

Jackson Academy dispatches Lady Raiders

December 5, 2014


Sophomore Emily McNair scored 16 points, and Jackson Academy (7-1) capatilized on 20 Oak Hill turnovers for a 58-36 win Tuesday night at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.
JA sophomore Conley Chinn scored 12 points, and Taylor Tucker, a junior, added eight points during the runaway victory.

JA freezes OHA comeback

December 5, 2014


It was akin to a chess match.
One team would make a move, the other would answer with a counter attack. Not much separated Oak Hill and Jackson Academy (JA) Tuesday night, until JA Head Coach Bill Ball made the decision to switch to from a man-to-man defense to a zone defense that put a stop to any Oak Hill threat.
“It was a role of the dice,” Ball said about the decision to switch defenses.

December 3rd

Riley, Moore tapped for All-Star game

December 3, 2014


Clay County’s two Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) members will be represented in the association’s all-star football game.
Oak Hill Academy’s Drake Riley and Hebron Christian’s Collin Moore will participate on the MAIS North team as they square off against the MAIS South team in a game set for a 2 p.m. kick-off Friday at Jackson Prep in Flowood.

December 2nd

Pro Football Weekend Recap

December 2, 2014

Thanksgiving Day Football 11/27/14

Detroit (8-4) 34 vs

Chicago (5-7) 17

November 26th

Lady Raiders find way past Starkville Academy

November 26, 2014


The Oak Hill Lady Raiders have relied heavily on the offensive dominance that junior Sarah Dill has possessed in the opening games of the season. But one question had not been answered: What other player or players on the roster could carry the load if Dill, who is averaging close to 20 points per game, had an off night?
The Lady Raiders may have found their answer against a well-coached Starkville Academy team.

Oak Hill downs Vols

November 26, 2014


Brian Middleton has said that failure is the greatest teacher.
Middleton, the head coach at Oak Hill Academy, and his Raiders must have learned a great deal from their 58-46 loss to the Starkville Academy Volunteers on Nov. 13 in Starkville.
Oak Hill (5-3), who never trailed in four quarters, claimed redemption against Starkville with a 58-49 win Monday at OHA in West Point. Since the loss to the Volunteers two weeks ago, the Raiders have won three of their last four games, including Monday’s victory.

November 25th

Pro Football Weekend Recap

November 25, 2014

Thursday Night Football 11/20/14

Oakland (1-10) 24 vs

Kansas City (7-4) 20

November 20th

Hebron teams bring home wins

November 20, 2014


CALHOUN CITY — Hebron Christian is not going to need to take any games for granted this season.
That mentality is what the Lady Eagles’ Head Coach Bruce Franks wants from his girls, who are defending District 3-A champions.
“I want them to treat every game like it is important,” Franks said. “They cannot take any games for granted. They made a great run in the playoffs last season, and if they want to get back there to the state tournament and overall tournament, they’ll have to play well every night.”

November 17th

West Point gambles, ousts Germantown

November 17, 2014

Green Wave host Oxford in second round


Gluckstadt -- Going for a first-down on fourth-down can be a risky decision. That kind of decision making paid large dividends for the West Point Green Wave in its Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) opening round game.

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The Oxford Lady Chargers (22-7) used a strong first-half finish and 11 total 3-pointers,...



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