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September 27th, 2014

USA, World even in ISPS Handa Cup

September 27, 2014

Two-time Women’s U.S. Open champion Juli Inkster has a lot of fondness for Old Waverly Golf Course. One of those memories is winning her first U.S. Open at the course.
The good memories associated with the West Point golf club could continue to build as Inkster, competing in her first LPGA Legends Tour event, and foursome partner Meg Mallon helped fuel a seven-point rebound for the USA team at the ninth-annual ISPS Handa Cup Saturday at Old Waverly in West Point.

September 26th

Wave, Chargers open district play in West Point

September 26, 2014


For many high school coaches, the season is broken into three seasons.
There’s the preseason or non-district slate. After non-district portion, the overall records become obsolete as the division schedule opens up where teams jockey for positioning in the postseason bracket. By the postseason, the records are thrown out the window again, as everybody hopes to make dreams come true.

Oak Hill, Heritage intensify rivalry

September 26, 2014


When players have interactions off the gridiron, at church and social gatherings, a sense of familiarity begins to flourish between opposing forces.
Oak Hill Academy and Heritage Academy are well aware of this situation.
With many being friends off the field, bragging rights will be up for grabs when the Raiders (3-2; 1-1 District 2-AA) and the Patriots (3-2; 1-1 District 1-AAA) battle in a non-district game beginning 7 p.m. tonight at OHA in West Point.

September 25th

EMCC takes 16-game streak to Itawamba

September 25, 2014

For Daily Times Leader

SCOOBA — Having reached the midpoint of their regular-season football slate, the No. 1-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College travel to Fulton to meet MACJC North Division foe Itawamba Community College Thursday evening on the ICC campus. Kickoff at ICC’s Eaton Field is set for 7 p.m.

September 22nd

West Point beats Noxubee in second half

September 22, 2014

DTL staff

The West Point Green Wave might have found its identity as a second-half team in the past two weeks.
The Wave used 19 unanswered points in the final two quarters to defeat the Noxubee County Tigers, 33-19, Friday at McCallister Field in West Point.
Trailing at halftime, senior Quincy Starks scored two rushing touchdowns, a 10-yarder in the third quarter and a 46-yarder to begin the fourth quarter. Senior Kadarius Fordside scored the knock-out blow with a 4-yard touchdown carry at the 3:47 mark.

Oak Hill survives Newton

September 22, 2014


The final two quarters were not for the faint of heart.
Despite four turnovers, three during the second half, Oak Hill (3-2; 1-1 District 2-AA) avoided a disastrous Homecoming game as the Newton County Academy Generals missed a go-ahead field goal with less than 10 seconds remaining in a 29-27 decision Friday at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.

September 19th

West Point hosts streaking Noxubee County

September 19, 2014


West Point Head Coach Chris Chambless said this Friday night’s ballgame is the end of a non-district gauntlet.
With four of its five non-district opponents toting winning records, the Green Wave have rode an emotional roller coaster in the first half of the season.

OHA Raiders look to continue momentum at homecoming

September 19, 2014


The Oak Hill Raiders kept postseason aspirations alive with their first District 2-AA win over Winston Academy last Friday in Louisville. Behind a tough defense and an explosive aerial attack that accounted for two touchdowns, Oak Hill stepped out of a two-game losing rut.

Hebron ready for postseason

September 19, 2014


PHEBA — Hebron Christian has waited two seasons to make another appearance in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) postseason.
After a victory over Calhoun Academy on the road Sept. 9 in Calhoun City, 9-6, the Lady Eagles punched their tickets into the playoffs, and the wait was over.

September 17th

Oak Hill falls, honors senior class

September 17, 2014


The game was almost over before it even started.
Canton Academy scored eight runs in the first inning, and Melanie Crum blanked the Oak Hill Lady Raiders (2-18) inside the pitching circle as the Lady Panthers won their ninth game in three innings, 16-0, Monday at Kim Keller Field in West Point.
“We have done surprisingly well this season,” Canton Head Coach Lance Anderson said. “We only returned three starters and had little experience. I am very impressed that we have come out with nine wins this season.”

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