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February 2nd, 2015

Chargers take down Wave in district win

February 2, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The Oxford Chargers were in a shooting rhythm, and there was not much the West Point Green Wave could do to stop them.
For the second time this month, Oxford (19-4; 2-2 District 2-5A), which shot 65 percent from the field, routed West Point, 70-44, in District 2-5A play Friday at West Point High School. The Green Wave (13-11) has not won a district game in four attempts this season.

Oxford downs Lady Wave

February 2, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The Oxford Lady Chargers controlled most of the game, but the West Point Lady Wave would not allow Oxford to walk away with an easy win.
Oxford junior Aliyah Herod scored 24 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for a double-double as she led her team to a 62-53 win despite West Point’s late effort Friday at West Point High School. Oxford (16-7) remained perfect through four District 2-5A games, while West Point (12-12) dropped to 2-2 in district play – both losses to Oxford.

January 29th

Championship Preview and Predictions

January 29, 2015

New England vs. Seattle

2/1 6:30 (ET)

University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ

Lady Raiders fall short of Leake in thriller

January 29, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

In both teams’ MAIS District 2-AA finale, an extra period was needed to decide a winner.
Leake Academy junior Marlee Tubby’s two free throws in overtime secured an escape for the Rebelettes with a 64-62 win over the Oak Hill Lady Raiders Tuesday night at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.

OHA Raiders celebrate win on senior night

January 29, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Any gift six Oak Hill Academy seniors received prior to Senior Night’s tip-off did not match the gift they gave themselves.
The Oak Hill Raiders (14-7; 8-2 District 2-AA) used a fourth-quarter, 20-6 run to upset the Leake Rebels, 59-52, in both team’s District 2-AA finale Tuesday night at Oak Hill Academy in West Point. The Raiders’ victory earned the team a No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the district tournament, which starts Tuesday at Canton Academy.

January 27th

OHA basketball driven for title

January 27, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Every player on the Oak Hill boys’ basketball team has been on a championship team at some time during their playing careers at the West Point independent school.
However, those championships occurred in junior high. On the high school level, all 17 players and three coaches are driven to change that fact.

January 26th

WP boys fall at home, 77-64

January 26, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Drew McBrayer can cross off a line from his high school coaching career.
The fifth year New Hope head coach won his first game against the West Point Green Wave at West Point High School.
“It’s nice. It really is nice,” McBrayer said. “I have yet to beat West Point over here. It’s nice to come over here to win a hard-fought ballgame … A win is a win. It’s a plus to walk out of here with a district win.”

January 20th

Lady Raiders escape Lady Rebels in OT

January 20, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

FLORA — All’s well that ends well.
After giving up a 13-point advantage in the final quarter, junior Sydney Holton scored two free throws for the lead in overtime, and the Lady Raiders added five more free throws in the closing stretch as they defeated the Tri-County Lady Rebels, 61-58, in MAIS District 2-AA play Saturday at Tri-County Academy.

Raiders too much for Tri-County

January 20, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

FLORA — In a long basketball season, it is good to have contributors outside of the starting five. For the Oak Hill Raiders, they have playmakers in spades throughout their roster.
Oak Hill’s bench scored 22 points, and the Raiders defeated the Tri-County Rebels, 54-46, in MAIS District 2-AA play Saturday afternoon at Tri-County Academy.
“I was proud of my second group,” Oak Hill Head Coach Brian Middleton said. “In a high school game, the bench contributing that many points is a huge number.”

January 19th

Pro Football Weekend Recap

January 19, 2015

Sunday 1/18/15

Seattle (14-4) 28 vs

Green Bay (13-5) 22

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