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December 3rd

OHA boys fall short on the road

December 3, 2012

Sometimes it’s the little things that do the most damage. That was certainly the case Thursday night for the Oak Hill Raiders in a 44-41 loss to Kirk Academy. Turnovers and free-throw shooting plagued the young team in a contest with plenty of opportunities to pull out the win. The Raiders gave the ball away 22 times, while only shooting 15-30 from the charity stripe.

Oak Hill girls win second straight road game

December 3, 2012

Two nights after a blowout win over Heritage, Oak Hill hit the road again for a tough battle against Kirk Academy. In a 52-40 win for the Lady Raiders, the game was never decided until the very end. Despite a dismal first half, Stan Hughey’s squad never let the game slip out of reach and finally took the driver’s seat on their way to a solid victory against a very competitive team.

December 1st

West Point wins edgy game over Starkville 61-57

December 1, 2012

Thursday night, West Point played host to the Okolona Chieftains. Also on Thursday, the Wave welcomed back their football players to the court. The Green Wave outscored the Chieftains 23-7 in the second quarter allowing for West Point to pull away and control the rest of the game. The Wave defeated Okolona 68-38. The top scorers for West Point against Okolona were Juan Davis (12 points), Tre Williams (10 points), and A.J. Jones (8 points).

Hebron begins district play in grand fashion at home against Winona

December 1, 2012

Hebron Christian opened up their Region 3 campaign against the region-favorite Winona Christian Thursday night. It took more than four quarters for Gary Vaughn and his Eagles and their electric fans to get by the Stars. A Troy Arnold put-back in overtime gave Hebron all they needed with a 54-52 victory.
“It was a big district win for us,” commented Coach Vaughn after the win, “I’m just real proud of them, this was a team victory.”

Lady Eagles fall to Winona

December 1, 2012

In the opening game of the MAIS Classification A District 3 games, Hebron Christian played host to Winona Christian on Thursday. Head Coach William Cotton was absent due to an illness, leaving the Lady Eagles under the direction of Assistant Coach MP.
The Lady Eagles stayed competitive with Winona only trailing the Lady Stars by 5 points at halftime. The second half was a different story as Hebron was unable to cope with Winona’s full court press and were routed 56-28.

West Point girls beat Okolona, fall to Starkville

December 1, 2012

On Thursday night, the Lady Wave played one of their better games of the season so far. West Point played host to Okolona and defeated the Lady Chieftains 55-39. West Point had excellent bench play as the subs scored a combined 23 points. Qiayon Bailey led the Lady Wave against Okolona with 23 points. Also leading in scoring were Alexis Gates 9 points, Tyshia McCurry with 6 points, and Anqulisha Evans with 5 points.

November 29th

West Point to host Starkville in rivalry match tonight

November 29, 2012

The West Point Green Wave and Lady Wave will play host in an important rivalry game tonight against Starkville High School. The Lady Jackets will get things started against the girls of West Point at 6 p.m.
The boys will follow with their game immediately following that action.

Oak Hill wins big on the road

November 29, 2012

After a tough loss to regional rival Starkville Academy a week ago, the Lady Raiders responded in a big way Tuesday night in a 50-28 throttling of rival Heritage Academy. Oak Hill used staunch defensive and balanced scoring to dismantle the Lady Patriots on their home floor.

Raiders close out road win over Heritage Academy

November 29, 2012

In a gritty, defensive road battle, Brian Middleton’s young squad showed their toughness to answer the call of fierce rival Heritage Academy in a 44-34 rematch win. The Raiders overcame poor shooting and the Patriot’s physicality on defense and responded by punching them right back in the mouth by turning the second half into a free-thow fest.

Trundle to compete in Dr. Pepper Throw-Off

November 29, 2012

As almost everybody knows in the Southeast and around the country, Alabama and Georgia will square-off in Atlanta for the SEC crown and a national championship berth Saturday night. Since the game has been declared a national semi-final by the media, everybody watching will have their eyes locked on the television set for all four quarters. But before you get up at halftime for a break, you might want to stay in your seat as Anna Trundle, a current junior at Mississippi State, has a chance to throw footballs into a Dr. Pepper Can for $100,000 in scholarship money.

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