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November 9th, 2011

Eagles win easily, top Winston 56-26

November 9, 2011

In what head coach Tri Nason described as a complete opposite performance from Monday’s season opening victory, the Eagles moved to 2-0 with a commanding 56-26 victory over Winston.

‘I was really happy that they came out and scored early the way they did,” Nason said. “I think the more we play and get used to what we do, it will just prepare us better for down the road.”

Raiders fall at the buzzer, 68-66

November 9, 2011

MERIDIAN - With seconds remaining on the clock, and Oak Hill with a one point lead, Lamar hit a 22-footer at the buzzer to steal the win right out of the Raiders hands, 68-66 in the season opener on the road.

“They broke our hearts there at the end,” head coach Brian Middleton said. “Some things you have to learn.”

With five seconds remaining, Oak Hill had the lead 66-65. Lamar called a timeout to regroup.

“We had it well defended,” Middleton said. “We just didn’t get the stop when we needed it.”

November 8th

West Point tops Houston, 57-36 - Woody gets first win as girls head coach

November 8, 2011

West Point looked in sync for three out of four quarters Tuesday night.

Apart from the forth quarter where several starters sat out and the game already in hand, the Green Wave girls basketball notched their first win of the season, 57-36.

“We did a better job of executing tonight,” first year head coach Murray Woody said. “Our guards did a good job of getting others the ball and opening up some opportunities for them. We still have a little work to do as far as breaking presses and traps, but overall, we looked better than we did Saturday.”

WP JROTC wins in Ocean Springs

November 8, 2011

Walk into the JROTC building on West Point High School’s campus and you’ll find several trophies collected over the years. Now they can add a few more after bringing home first and fourth place in Ocean Springs last weekend.

It’s the third such competition for MSgt. Edwin Hurst and his team this year. A few weeks ago in Terry, they had two first place finishes and one second. Hurst emphasized the hard that’s put into it every week.

For the complete story, read Wednesday's edition of the DTL.

2011 Conerly Trophy nominees announced

November 8, 2011

The nominees for the 2011 Conerly Trophy were announced today by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Below are the nominees from each of the 4-yard college football programs in the state.

Alcorn State : Terrence Lewis, Jr. WR- Fort Meyers, FL Starting punt returner and wide receiver who garnered 23 catches, 388 yards, and 5 touchdowns this season, thus far.

Belhaven: Justin Gaines, Jr., Running back - Montrose, MS, - leads the team with 923 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Eagles win in season opener, 65-36 over Grace

November 8, 2011

It didn’t matter who was on the floor for Hebron Monday night, the result probably would have been the same.

A 45-point second half performance by the Eagles (1-0) catapulted them to a 65-36 season-opening victory over Grace Christian in front of their home fans.

Despite getting into early foul trouble with two starters, the Eagles finally got into a rhythm after the half.

November 5th

West Point drops a pair of games at West Point Classic

November 5, 2011

West Point hit the hardwood for the first time this season, unfortunately both the girls and boys teams lost to Starkville in the West Point Classic.

The girls fell 57-48 before the boys were downed 81-56.

A complete recap of the girls game will be in Sunday's edition of the Daily Times Leader. The boys will be featured in Tuesday's edition.

November 4th

Moving on - West Point takes down Trojans 56-20

November 4, 2011

The West Point Green Wave moved one week closer to Jackson Friday night with a convincing 56-20 over New Hope in district play.

The victory paces them at 6-1 and a second place finish in the district which means a first round matchup with Neshoba Central next Friday at home at 7 p.m.

For the complete story, pick up Sunday's edition of the Daily Times Leader.

November 3rd

Hebron falls to Starkville Academy 61-25

November 3, 2011

COLUMBUS - Hebron Christian falls to 2-3 after Thursday night's loss to Starkville Academy 61-25.

Down 41-11 at the half, the Lady Eagles were held to just two points before finally getting back in the ball game in the fourth.

The Lady Eagles went on a 9-4 run with seven points by Tori Nichols to cut the deficit to 30 with 4:30 left to play.

The Lady Vols held on for the win and gave up just three points down the stretch.

Hebron hosts Grace Christian next Monday.

Protect this house - West Point (5-1) hosts New Hope in regular season finale

November 3, 2011

As far as West Point High School’s football season finale goes, head coach Chris Chambless has had a simple message for his football team this week:

“It’s time to finish what we’ve started.”

And what the Green Wave have started has led to an opportunity at a third straight division championship.

Tonight, that’s exactly what West Point will be aiming for when they host New Hope in the final regular season game of the 2011.

Pay attention to www.dailytimesleader.com late tonight to see how the playoff seeding has unfolded.

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