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December 16th

Raiders seek second district win in tonight’s home match against Carroll

December 16, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Oak Hill Academy Raiders got their first district win by default a couple of weeks ago when Winston Academy forfeited to them.
After falling to Manchester last Friday night in district play, the Raiders are looking to get their second credited league victory, but also their first on the court.
They will attempt to do this tonight, in a division match against Carroll Academy that will take place at Oak Hill.

December 15th

Hebron duo creating season to remember

December 15, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Hebron Christian School basketball teams have been playing some of their toughest competition of the season as of late. Last Saturday, the two teams hosted one of the state’s leading powerhouses in Leake Academy. Both Leake teams were victorious, marking the first loss of the season for the Lady Eagles.

Ward headed to Memphis in 2011

December 15, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Three years ago, Perrance Ward played his final snap of high school football for the West Point Green Wave. He left West Point at the end of the fall of 2007, and he would not start again on a football field until this past August.
Graduating from Southaven that Spring, Ward began his journey toward playing football at the next level. For the safety, it’s been a long road, but after a season under his belt at East Mississippi Community College, the West Point native is getting a chance at senior college ball.

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.

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