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December 1st

OH returns from break tonight, looking to start winning streak

December 1, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Tonight, the Oak Hill Academy Raiders will be back on the court, taking the show on the road to Calhoun Academy to play for the first time since Tuesday of last week.
On that Monday, the Raiders lost a heartbreaker to Starkville, in overtime. It marked their second consecutive overtime loss.
Tonight, they Raiders are looking to start a winning streak in the brief period before the Christmas Holidays.
The Raiders will begin play after the varsity girls game.

Yarborough Wins First Raffle Drawing

December 1, 2010

John Yarborough was the lucky winner in the first drawing for the West Point Touchdown Club’s ‘Raffle a Day.’ The first drawing took place at Cadance Bank. Pictured from left are Tennille Portera, drawing the name, Coey Fowler and Ken Fowler.

November 30th

Panthers seek second trophy as West Point tries to build on dynasty

November 30, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
When anyone talks about football dynasties in Mississippi, three teams usually come up in conversation. South Panola (8), Louisville (7) and West Point (6) combined boast 21 state championships since 1981.
Last December, the 5A state championship between the Green Wave and Wayne County featured nine titles between the two teams. Wayne County won its third ring in 2006.

Championship game tickets on sale now at West Point High

November 30, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Get em’ while they’re hot.
Tickets for the West Point Green Wave and Brookhaven Panthers 5A state championship game are now on sale right here in West Point. Tickets are on sale for $12, which is $1 cheaper than purchasing the tickets at the gate.
Purchasing the tickets from West Point High, at the discounted rate, will help the school, as revenue from the sales goes back to West Point High.

Hebron sweeps Starkville Christian

November 30, 2010

By Danny P. Smith
Carlton Clay came to play for the Hebron Christian School Eagles Monday night against the
Starkville Christian School Eagles.
Clay followed a nine-point first quarter with a 13-point third and finished with a game-high 26
points as the Eagles from Clay County dominated the Cougars 59-32 at the Starkville Christian gymnasium.
“Carlton is pretty tough,” Hebron coach Greg Watkins said. “We can move him inside or out. He can hit the three and he’s a hard matchup inside.”

November 29th

West Point and Brookhaven to end storied seasons

November 29, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
It has all come down to Brookhaven and West Point. The Green Wave (13-1) trounced over the Ridgeland Titans last Friday night to secure their spot in the 5A state championship game this Saturday.
The Panthers (9-4) likewise rolled over then undefeated West Jones on Friday, and they will represent the South in the game.

State title game tickets to go on sale soon

November 29, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Earlier this season, over 300 of West Point’s faithful answered the call and traveled 13 hours to Daytona Beach, Fla. to watch the Green Wave beat Mainland High School 14-0.
This week, West Point fans are being called on again to make another journey. This trip isn’t nearly 13 hours and this game is the most important one of the season.
On Saturday night, the West Point Green Wave football team will take on Brookhaven for the 5A state championship.

Stealers Cap Perfect Season

November 29, 2010

Sherman Berry’s 7-8 year-old Stealers cap off an 8-0 season with a 24-6 championship win last Tuesday night. Pictured from front left are Jonqavious Ivy, Bo Chambless, Antjuan Davis, Matthew Brand, Baker Watson and Antonio Facella. In the second row from left are Cage Palmer, Jamar Davis, Kurtis Bradford, Jonah Caskey, Gray Berry and Jonathan Cochran. On top, form left are Sherman Berry, Ben Lawley, Paul Caskey and Bob Tyler. Not pictured are Jalen Brown and Denari Free.

November 27th

Wave headed back to Jackson

November 27, 2010

The Ridgeland Titans opened their first North state championship game with an 11-yard pass on their very first scrimmage against defending Class 5A state championship West Point Friday night.
After that brief moment of glory for Ridgeland, every highlight belonged to the Green Wave.

November 24th

Ridgeland coming to town with heavy hitters

November 24, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
At this point in the football season, it matters not who you’re playing or where you play. Competition is going to be tough.
The Ridgeland Titans (13-0) are coming to West Point to take on the 12-1 Green Wave in the North Half title game tonight for a reason. They are just plain good at what they do.
The Titans come in sporting an average of over 300 offensive yards a game, most of those come via the ground game.

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