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October 4th, 2013

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.

September 17th

DTL FOOTBALL WRAP UP

September 17, 2013

West Point High School
At Hamblin Stadium, the Columbus Falcons (2-1) used three consecutive scoring drives in the first and second halves to upset the West Point Green Wave (1-2) on Friday night in West Point, 41-14.

Oak Hill Academy
The Oak Hill Academy Raiders (2-2; 1-1) scored 20 unanswered points to defeat District 2-AA rival Winston Academy, 20-15, on Friday night in West Point.

Oak Hill Academy
The Oak Hill Academy Raiders (2-2; 1-1) scored 20 unanswered points to defeat District 2-AA rival Winston Academy, 20-15, on Friday night in West Point.

September 13th

Brothers bring family atmosphere to Raider football

September 13, 2013

Blood is thicker than water.

The Oak Hill football team knows that all too well as it boasts two sets of brothers: the Rileys and the Dragoos.

Twins, junior Drake Riley and sophomore Drew Riley, along with senior Steve Dragoo and his younger brother, freshman, Taylor Dragoo, bring together a strong bond that only a pair of brothers can bring to the table.

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West Point looks to ground Columbus

September 13, 2013

Expect some hard hits and spetacular plays on Friday night as the West Point Green Wave (1-1) hosts the Columbus Falcons (1-1) in a MHSAA non-district bout at Hamblin Stadium in West Point.

The week-four game has senior linebacker Eddious Webb more than ready for the Friday night lights to turn on again.

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September 11th

American sports wrapped in red, white, blue forever

September 11, 2013

My third-grade teacher, Mrs. Bryant, had instructed my classmates and me to complete a notebook that would display our penmanship in cursive, something that I still consider a monotonous, unrewarding task.

The project enlisted us to write the capital letter and the lower-case letter of each letter in the English alphabet, in cursive 50 times. I did the math – I had just learned my multiplication tables – and it seemed like an implausible thing to do as a little third-grader.

September 10th

DTL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL WRAP-UP

September 10, 2013

West Point High School

The West Point Green Wave (1-1) used a 21-point first quarter to defeat its rival Starkville 55-33 in a MHSAA non-district contest Friday night at Hamblin Stadium in West Point.

Oak Hill Academy

September 6th

West Point, Starkville battle in rivalry tonight

September 6, 2013

It is a rivalry game – no one is saying anything different.

This rivalry between two towns that are only 21 miles away is a major spectacle on a September Friday night in the Golden Triangle Area that attracts football fans from across the region.

West Point and Starkville will square off in their annual meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at Hamblin Stadium in West Point.

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Raiders open district play

September 6, 2013

Oak Hill is hoping to bounce back from a heartbreaking 48-42 overtime defeat last Friday to Marshall Academy in Holly Springs.

Despite the difficult loss, the Raiders (1-1) have seemingly not lost any confidence heading into the third week of the MAIS football season. Oak Hill is very enthusiastic to welcome the two-time defending MAIS single-A state champion Tri-County (2-0) to West Point tonight at 7 p.m. The two teams are opening up their district 2-AA slate tonight.

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Hebron Christian sets for battle with Sharkey-Issequena tonight

September 6, 2013

Hebron Christian has set forth a difficult non-district schedule for the 2013 season.

The out of district slate does not get any easier for the Eagles tonight as Hebron (1-1) welcomes Sharkey-Issequena Academy (2-0) to Pheba for a 7:30 p.m. kick off.

The Eagles had a difficult start to the season dropping their first game of the year 26-14 to Victory Christian after leading at halftime 14-12. The disappointing loss left Hebron needing a win.

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