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March 6th, 2014

Starkville fast pitch waits late to defeat West Point

March 6, 2014

DTL staff

The total, combined runs scored by the Starkville Lady Jackets and West Point Lady Wave matched the cold, wintery temperatures.
One team was warm with the feeling of victory. While the other was left cold by a loss in this highly contested Golden Triangle Area rivalry.
The Lady Jackets rallied 10 runs in the final three innings to surpass the Lady Wave, 18-15, in a MHSAA non-district fast-pitch softball game Tuesday at West Point High School.
West Point pushed across one run in the final three innings.

Hebron defeats Calhoun

March 6, 2014

DTL staff

PHEBA — Behind a positive performance on the mound, Hebron Christian Eagles (2-0; 1-0 District 3-A) grabbed a 9-5 decision over the Calhoun Cougars in a MAIS District 3-A baseball game at Hebron Christian School.
The Eagles outhit the Cougars (11-1) and kept the base path busy, scoring at least one run during five of the seven innings of play. Hebron’s pitching staff held Calhoun to only one hit in seven innings.

February 28th

West Point hosts MHSAA North Final Four, takes on Callaway

February 28, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Many people surrounding the West Point basketball program felt that something special would happen in the 2013-14 season.
They were right. The West Point Green Wave is headed to the North State semi-finals and will not have to leave the city limits.
With all five starters returning from a strong 2012-13 season, West Point High School Assistant Principal Kendall Pickens knew that an opportunity to host the MHSAA Class-5A North State tournament would be an award and a possibility. Pickens’ bid to the MHSAA landed the tournament in West Point.

February 21st

Hebron defeats Delta in overtime

February 21, 2014

LEARNED — Doing the impossible is seemingly what a small, independent school in Clay County is doing at the MAIS Class-A state tournament this week.

After claiming a District 3-A title and the runner-up trophy at the North-Central tournament in the past two weeks, the Hebron Christian Lady Eagles of Pheba remain alive in postseason contention.

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Oak Hill teams eliminated by Brookhaven Academy

February 21, 2014

WINONA — The Oak Hill Lady Raiders’ and Raiders’ respective seasons came to an end in the opening round of the MAIS Class-AA tournament Wednesday at Winona Christian School.

The Lady Raiders fell in the final seconds to the Brookhaven Lady Cougars after a fourth-quarter rally, 53-51.

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February 20th

West Point rolls past Saltillo

February 20, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

SALTILLO — Redemption has been on the mind of West Point’s five returning starters this past year.
After narrowly losing to New Hope in the District 2-5A semi-final last February, the heartbreaker has been the main motivator for one of the most successful basketball seasons in West Point High School history.

February 19th

Hebron Lady Eagles leave victorious; Eagles eliminated from postseason

February 19, 2014

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LEARNED — The Hebron Christian Lady Eagles bounced back from a North-Central tournament final loss and claimed a 60-32 win over the Trinity Episcopal Lady Saints Monday night at REBUL Academy.
Holly Hudson led the Lady Eagles with 16 points, Rebekah Falkner added 14 and Victoria Ferguson notched 10 in the win.
Hebron (19-5) used a big second quarter, outscoring Trinity, 20-7, and grabbed a double-digit lead at halftime, 33-20. The Lady Eagles held 22-point advantage at the end of the third quarter, 45-23.

February 18th

Leake Rebelettes claim North title over Lady Raiders

February 18, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

CANTON — Anna Evans scored a game-high 23 points, Victoria Sprayberry added 17 and the Leake Rebelletes capped their 12th straight MAIS Class-AA North Tournament title with a 72-29 win Saturday afternoon at Canton Academy.
Evans scored her first 13 points during the first half, and Sprayberry knocked down three of her first five 3-pointers during the second quarter. The combination of Evans and Sprayberry gave Leake a 21-point advantage by the break, 37-16.

Raiders make history, drop title game

February 18, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

CANTON — The Oak Hill Raiders made great strides for its boys’ basketball program this weekend.
Making their first appearance in the MAIS Class-AA North championship game, the Raiders looked to cap a perfect weekend, but the game turned bittersweet for the red-and-white.
Junior Alex Shepard scored a game-high 34 points, and the Leake Rebels defeated Oak Hill, 64-55, Saturday night at Canton Academy.

Hebron Lady Eagles fall in title game

February 18, 2014

By Will Nations
sports@dailytimesleader.com

BENTON — After claiming their eighth District 3-A title in nine seasons, the Hebron Christian Lady Eagles were searching for another triumphant weekend.
Standing in their way was the District 4-A champions, the Carroll Lady Rebels, in the MAIS Class-A North-Central tournament championship game.
Behind strong second and third quarters, Carroll claimed the North-Central title over Hebron, 56-43, Saturday evening at Benton Academy.

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