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December 15th

Stephenson takes resume to North-South Game

December 15, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Out of all of the football players in the state of Mississippi, only a few are chosen to represent their schools in the Bernard Blackwell North-South game, which will be played on Saturday in Ocean Springs.
West Point native Zach Stephenson will be the lone representative for Smithville High School when the game starts at noon on Saturday.
The 6-foot-6, 280 pound offensive lineman sports a large athletic and academic resume coming into the game.

December 11th

Lady Raiders crush Manchester

December 11, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The West Point Lady Green Wave defense put on a show on Friday night, giving the home crowd a second straight win here in West Point as they defeated Aberdeen 55-33.
Most of Aberdeen’s scoring came in the last quarter, and by the time they were able to put some real points on the board, Kelsei Ewings and the Lady Wave had already mounted a sizable lead.
In the first quarter, West Point came out exploding on both sides of the ball. Ewings led the offense to 17 points in the first period, and the defense held Aberdeen to just five points.

Lady Wave take second straight at home

December 11, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The West Point Lady Green Wave defense put on a show on Friday night, giving the home crowd a second straight win here in West Point as they defeated Aberdeen 55-33.
Most of Aberdeen’s scoring came in the last quarter, and by the time they were able to put some real points on the board, Kelsei Ewings and the Lady Wave had already mounted a sizable lead.
In the first quarter, West Point came out exploding on both sides of the ball. Ewings led the offense to 17 points in the first period, and the defense held Aberdeen to just five points.

Manchester’s Peaster too much for Raiders in district match

December 11, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Things did not start well for the Oak Hill Academy Raiders on Friday night, and by they time they got the offense going, district rival Manchester had already run up a huge lead in the 54-31 loss to the Mavericks at home.
The Raiders got credit for their first district win on Tuesday, after Winston Academy forfeited the scheduled match to Oak Hill. Friday night was the first time Oak Hill has been on the court against a district opponent this season.

Hebron girls stay unbeaten in home win

December 11, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Make it 13 in a row to start the season for the Hebron Christian Lady Eagles. On Friday night, the girls took the court against district rival Immanuel, and the Lady Eagles cruised to a 45-31 victory over the Lady Rams to make it a perfect 13-0 start to the season.
In the first two quarters, the Lady Rams were in the ball game, scoring 10 points in the first 16 minutes of play. Hebron, however, was that much better with 27 points in the first two periods, taking a 27-20 lead into the half.

Eagles fall to Rams at home

December 11, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Hebron Christian Eagles (7-2; 1-1) were looking to stay undefeated in district play on Friday night, but they could not score consistently against the Rams, as Immanuel took the league game 44-33.
Carlton Clay, who had scored over 100 points in his last three games, had only three on the night for Hebron.
The Eagles were led in scoring by Will Corbin Rogers, who put up 12 points on the night for the Eagles. David Kinard scored eight, and Kevin Simmons also had three. Taylor Coggins and Chad Smith both scored two points.

December 6th

Top to bottom, all four Green Wave opponents shell shocked in historic post-season run

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
After beating powerhouse football programs like Wayne County and West Jones, the Brookhaven Panthers likely thought they could handle the West Point Green Wave team as well.
If they asked Provine, Oxford and Ridgeland, however, they might have been a little nervous going into Saturday night’s 5A state championship game with the Green Wave.
West Point, a team that played close and from behind in many of its district games this year, began its peak right as November rolled around.

Recent raffle winners

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The “raffle a day” drawing that started last week by the West Point Touchdown Club continued through the weekend.
On Thursday, David Powell’s name was drawn as the day’s winner of the new rifle.
Jack Holliman took the gun on Friday, and Saturday’s drawing brought Larry Williams the new rifle.
Stay tuned to the Daily Times Leader for the daily winner this week.

Oak Hill boys avoid overtime in 58-54 win over Calhoun Academy

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Oak Hill Academy Raider boys hoops teams had a good night on Thursday, completing a junior varsity and varsity sweep of Calhoun Academy. The varsity team got over the fourth quarter hump they have struggled to crest so far this year, defeating Calhoun 58-54.
On Saturday, however, the Raiders were unable to overcome the boys team of Marshall Academy, falling 67-34.
“They had a pretty good team,” said Oak Hill head coach Brian Middleton, of the Calhoun bunch. “We came out of there with a win.”

Clay scores 42 points in Hebron’s rout of Vikings

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Carlton Clay has been nothing short of spectacular on the court since returning from the Thanksgiving break.
On Thursday night, he and the Eagles returned to their home court to take on Central Academy, and Clay put up 42 points against the Vikings, his second 40-plus point game of the week. He had previously scored 40 against Calhoun.
“He’s something special,” said Eagle head coach Greg Watkins. “When I get him to slow down and be patient, he’s hard to stop.”

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